Keynote Speakers

Nick Macchione
LiveWell San Diego
Director, Health and Human Services Agency
County of San Diego, California

Katrina Spigner
Founder & CEO
Re-Source Solutions, LLC
Columbia, South Carolina

Special Guests

Representative Neal Collins
SC House of Representatives
5th District
Mayor Steve Benjamin
City of Columbia


Stephany Snowden
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Fraendy Clervaud
WACH Fox 57

Breakout Session Speakers


Kelsey Allen, MPH, CHES
Community Coordinator
Eat Smart Move More SC

Bruce Bailey
President and CEO
Tidelands Health

Sherry Barrett
Community Design and Land Planning Manager
Upstate Forever

Beth Barry, MPH, CHES
Healthy Schools Program Manager, SC
Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Dana Bertolino
Financial Stability Outreach Coordinator
United Way of the Piedmont

Brent Buice
GA + SC Coordinator
East Coast Greenway Alliance

John Cock
Vice President
Alta Planning + Design

Dianna Colvin, MPH, MSW, CHES
Program Coordinator
Healthy Carolina Initiatives
University of South Carolina Student Health Services

Carrie Draper
Director of Policy and Partnership Development
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities
University of South Carolina

Alissa Duncan
Broadmoor Planning

Amy Johnson Ely
Executive Director
Palmetto Cycling Coalition

Melissa Fair, MPH
Community Action Director
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
Furman University

Jamie Gibson
SNAP Champion
Hub City Farmers Market

Drew Griffin
City Manager
City of Florence

Lauren Harper
Advisor of Policy and Communications
Office of the Mayor Steve Benjamin

Jim Headley
Executive Director
SC Recreation and Parks Association

Kathryn Johnson
LiveWell Kershaw

Susan Johnson, Ph.D.
Director of Health Promotion
Medical University of South Carolina

Nicholas Julian
Director of Support Services
United Way of Kershaw County

Janice Key, M.D.
MUSC Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness

Sarah King
Graduate Assistant
Healthy Carolina Initiatives
University of South Carolina Student Health Services

Jackie Knight, MPH, CHES
Assistant Director
Healthy Carolina Initiatives
University of South Carolina Student Health Services

Regina Nesmith, MS
Community Health Educator
SCDHEC- Pee Dee Region

Suzette McClellan, MPH, MCHES
Community Systems Director
SCDHEC- Pee Dee Region

Kerry McKenzie, MS
Obesity Prevention Special Project Coordinator
Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy

Amanda Metzger, MPH
Director of Community Health
Summerville Family YMCA

Kelly Mezzapelle, AICP
City of Myrtle Beach

Dale Murrie, MAT
Project Coordinator

Emily O’Sullivan, MS, CHES
Working Well Program Manager
SC Hospital Association

Josh Patterson
Sterling School
Greenville County Schools

Shelli Quenga
Director of Programs
Palmetto Project

Camille Reams
Senior Vice President
South Carolina Health Plans, Inc.

Michaela Schenkelberg, MPH, PhD Candidate

Amy Splittgerber, M.Ed
Executive Director
SC Alliance of YMCAs

Karen Waataja
Director of Grants and Contracts
SC Thrive

Hannah Walters, MPH
Senior Manager for Policy and Community Initiatives
Eat Smart Move More SC

Sara Wilcox
Prevention Research Center

Sally Wills, MPH
Executive Director
LiveWell Greenville