The Orangeburg County Community of Character Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Evelyn M. Disher as executive director.
Disher’s diverse background includes more than 15 years of corporate management experience working for the Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has also served as a community volunteer working with youth, as well as leading fundraising efforts for several nonprofit boards.
She has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.
She is an Orangeburg native who says she relishes the opportunity to give back to the community that has meant so much to her family.
“Character matters and I’m excited about continuing the Community of Character’s mission to inspire, motivate and recognize character excellence in Orangeburg County,” Disher said.
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John Holbrook, Community of Character board president, said “We are fortunate to find someone with Evelyn’s background and demonstrated skill set.
“We interviewed a number of excellent candidates, but found in Evelyn someone who is both knowledgeable and passionate about serving the families of Orangeburg County.”
The purpose of Orangeburg County Community of Character is to strengthen citizens, families and the community by promoting excellence in character.
The Community of Character initiative began in 2000 and was designed to work with the following entities within the county to develop ways of strengthening character: businesses, civic organizations, faith‐based organizations, schools, government, social and health services, law enforcement, the Chamber of Commerce and the media.
To learn more about the Orangeburg County Community of Character, visit www.orangeburgcharacter.com and social media sites.