Please join us Monday Sept 23rd 2019
For our meeting Monday Sept 23rd 2019 we welcome E.A. “Beth” De Santis from Fact Forward.
Beth De Santis ~ Chief Executive Officer
Beth joined Fact Forward, formerly known as South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, as Chief Executive Officer in October 2016 after working at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) for 16 years. Beth began working at SC DHEC in 2000 as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner providing clinical reproductive health care. After four years of clinical care, she went into Program and Operations Management for the counties of Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg. In 2010 she became the Director of DHEC’s statewide Family Planning Program and then in 2013 became Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Her background includes a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina, Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia. Over the course of her career Beth has focused on decreasing unintended pregnancy in an effort to empower young women to develop to their full potential. Beth currently serves on the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association’s Board of Directors.