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Contact:  Blair Stephenson, Business Office Associate
(864) 331-1304

For Immediate Release

CDS Welcomes Two New Board Members

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


Brian Stewart is the Missions and Outreach Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Greenville. Originally from Greensboro, NC, Brian has been with First Presbyterian for seven years and will be instrumental as the liaison between the church and CDS.


Joe Pazdan is a partner with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Planning firm.  A Greenville native, Joe graduated from Clemson University with a degree in architecture before helping to establish his current company in 1993.  He is active in the community and has been involved in numerous Greenville initiatives.

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