GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Greenville Area Parkinson Society (GAPS) has named Kamber Parker its interim executive director while the nonprofit looks for a permanent hire to fill the position.
Parker has been the organization’s Development Director since 2020, and before that she was Associate Director from 2018-2020. A Furman University graduate, Parker is heavily involved in the community. She served on the Greenville Chamber Young Professionals’ Advisory Council for the past two years as the Pacesetters Chair, and was a Multiplying Good ChangeMakers Participant in 2021. In addition, she serves as a Furman University Business Mentor, and as a Kappa Delta Sorority Advisory Council Member. She also is a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and a Meals on Wheels Young Professionals Member.
GAPS has contracted with Find Great People for its search a full-time Executive Director. People interested in the position can inquire with Robyn Ezell, responsible for the Executive Director search at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I have been privileged to observe Kamber's professional growth. She has that rare combination of common sense, practicality and a genuine desire to help others,” said W. Stanton Smith, a co-founder of GAPS. “We are fortunate to have her as interim executive director.”
About Greenville Area Parkinson Society:
The Greenville Area Parkinson Society (GAPS) is a local non-profit organization that offers support, education, and advocacy to people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their caregivers, spouses, and families. The organization is non-medical and non-research, focusing on individuals with PD and the people in their lives. We know firsthand that they all have unique experiences in living with PD. For more information visit https://www.gapsonline.org/