Spartanburg, S.C. (September 1, 2017) - Liz Evans, program coordinator for Christmas In Action, has been chosen as interim executive director of the Spartanburg-based nonprofit by its board on September 1, 2017. She replaces Amanda Mathis, who announced her resignation on August 7, 2017 due to a family move to Winston-Salem, N.C. Liz will start her role on Monday, September 4, 2017.
Ms. Evans' has served as the current program coordinator for the past eighteen months and is currently seeking a master’s in Public Administration from Clemson University. She welcomes the opportunity to partner with and mobilize the Spartanburg community as well as the chance to seek out and utilize the resources that are available to Christmas In Action. Liz appreciates the vast power of community and has seen it work through this organization. Through unlocking community members’ resources and passions she believes the possibility to transform the lives of others is unlimited.
“We are pleased to announce this appointment,” said David Harrelson, board president. “Liz will bring leadership and excitement to Christmas in Action and she has a deep sense of commitment to Spartanburg’s nonprofit sector. ”
“I look forward serving Christmas in Action in this new capacity,” remarks Liz. “This is a wonderful opportunity to provide aide and safety to the elderly and low-income citizens of Spartanburg County.”
More about Christmas In Action
Christmas in Action is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to rehabilitate the houses of low-income, elderly, disabled, and otherwise disadvantaged homeowners, to provide for their continued safety and independence. Homeowners need to own their homes with taxes paid and live in Spartanburg County to qualify. To apply for home repair assistance, visit www.ciaspartanburg.org to download an application or call 864-576-7101.