Department Chair, Nursing and Health Professions January 2011 – March 1016, retired. Currently on the Board of Directors of Memory Matters, Hilton Head, SC. Primary areas of interest: professional trends and issues, health policy, dementia care, and care delivery systems. Selected previous experiences: Dean at South University, VPAA at Technical College of the Lowcountry, nursing program director at SUNY College at New Paltz, and faculty at the University of South Florida and the LSUMC in New Orleans. Member of the South Carolina Board of Nursing (2000-2011), NCSBN board member, accreditation visitor for SACS COC (2001-2005) and CCNE (2013-2016).