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The South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (SCNCAC) is an accredited state chapter of the National Children’s Alliance (NCA). We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization and statewide leader in the response to child abuse representing all Children’s Advocacy Center programs in South Carolina.

Our Staff and Board of Directors work together to empower communities and our member Children’s Advocacy Centers to deliver a best practice response to child abuse in South Carolina. More contact information is available for SCNCAC members on SCNCAC Connect by using the login button at the top of this page.




Thomas Knapp

Executive Director

Liz Szarkowski

Program Director

Brooke Kenney

Administrative Director

Aaliyah Simon

Program Coordinator

Candice Lively

General Counsel

Use the Contact button at the top of this page to email us. If you wish to reach a specific staff member, please name them in the comment section of the contact form.

SCNCAC Board of Directors

Kim Ponce

Board Chair
Julie Valentine Center
Greenville, SC

Gloria Johnson-McClary

Board Vice Chair
Durant Children’s Center
Hartsville, SC

Carole Campbell Swiecicki

Board Immediate Past Chair
Community Representative
Charleston, SC

Kay Phillips

Board Secretary
Dorchester Children’s Center
Summerville, SC

Jessica Bell

Board Treasurer
Beyond Abuse
Greenwood, SC

Labrena Aiken Furtick

At-Large Board Member
Edisto Children’s Center
Orangeburg, SC

Melissa Nichols

At-Large Board Member
Community Representative
Greenville, SC

Trista Baird

At-Large Board Member
Community Representative
Columbia, SC

Emily Miller

At-Large Board Member
Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, Union
Spartanburg, SC

Marian Lindsey

At-Large Board Member
Community Representative
Beaufort, SC