The Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a 501(c)(3) organization and as such is governed by a Board of Directors who exercise the powers of the corporation through oversight and policy making. The Board of Directors is composed of one representative member from each of the twelve (12) counties in the Lowcountry Region served, the Executive Director of South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium, and the Executive Director of Lowcountry AHEC. The counties served by Lowcountry AHEC are Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper and Orangeburg.
Open Board Position
Chrissy Rhodes Brunson, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy
Hampton Regional Medical Center
Faith L. Polkey, MD, MPH
Regional Director of Medical Education,
AT Still University
School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Chief of Pediatrics, Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.
Pandora (Penny) H. Ryant, MSN, BSN, RN
Nursing Director, Progressive Care, 3West,
Medical Step-Down, and Dialysis The Regional Medical Center
Orangeburg and Calhoun Counties