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CDS Welcomes New Board Members

The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) is pleased to announce the selection of two new members to its Board of Directors.

Cheryl Cromartie

Cheryl Cromartie is a Lieutenant with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. Growing up in Greenville, Lt. Cromartie is passionate about her community and helping those with limited access to resources. She is a recent graduate of Leadership Greenville and advocates for those with learning disabilities.

Jason Vaughn

Jason Vaughn is a Registered Professional Engineer and the Director of Client Services at SynTerra Corporation. He was voted as one of Greenville’s Best & Brightest under 35 by Greenville Business Magazine in 2015. Jason’s construction experience has been instrumental in leading CDS during their expansion project this spring.

CDS is honored to welcome these outstanding community leaders as they commit their invaluable time and talent to supporting individuals with developmental needs and their families.


About CDS
CDS is the largest multi-disciplinary treatment facility in the Upstate for children with disabilities and developmental delays. In one location, children receive services in therapy, diagnosis, school placement, day care needs for the medically fragile, and a family support network. The partnership is comprised of Clarity; Family Connection of SC; the Preschool Special Education Program of Greenville County Schools; KidVentures of Thrive Upstate (formerly the Greenville County Disabilities and Special Needs Board); and four programs 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 their families each year on property donated by the First Presbyterian Church at 29 North Academy Street in Greenville. For more information about CDS or its partners, visit