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Contact:  Dana McConnell, Executive Director
(864) 331-1307


CDS Welcomes New Board Member for 2016


Greenville, S.C.:
The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) is pleased to announce that Ashley Taylor has joined their Board of Directors for 2016. Ashley is the Director of Media & Public Relations at Bon Secours St. Francis.

A Greenville native, Ashley spent time in the Myrtle Beach area as a news anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate WMBF-TV gaining valuable experience in the news business. In 2012, she moved back to her hometown to work in public relations at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Greenville. While at Shriners, Ashley provided extensive media coverage of heartwarming patient stories and medical advancements. “I am honored to have been elected to serve on the CDS board and I look forward to utilizing my skills to further their mission,” said Ms. Taylor.

“We are excited to have Ashley join our 2016 Board of Directors,” said Dana McConnell, CDS Executive Director. “Her experience with Shriners and now with St. Francis will enhance our outreach in the disability community.”

CDS board members are volunteers, and commit to a three-year term in support of individuals with developmental needs.

About CDS
CDS is a unique partnership linking individuals and families with multi-disciplinary services for developmental evaluation, treatment, education and support. The partnership is made up of Clarity; Family Connection of S.C.; Greenville County School District; KidVentures of the Greenville County Disabilities and Special Needs Board; and four services of the Children’s Hospital of the Greenville Health System: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Kidnetics, the Wonder Center, and Prosthetics and Orthotics. CDS and its partners serve over 6,000 children and families each year in one facility located on property donated by the First Presbyterian Church at 29 North Academy Street in Greenville. For more information about CDS or its partners, visit You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter (CDSpartnership).