Myrtle Beach, SC–Veronica Walters and Mack Burgess have been named to the Board of Directors of Careteam+
Veronica Walters, who resides in Myrtle Beach, SC, serves on the Board of Directors of South Carolina Equality and is a Human Rights Commissioner appointed by, and representing, the City of Myrtle Beach.
She co-founded the T-Time Support Group and has been a presenter at the Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta, GA. She is a former Board member and past President (2009-2010) of The Center Project LGBT Community Center in Myrtle Beach, and Vice President of Red Ribbon Friends (2010-2011).
Walters attended UNC-Wilmington and received her BA in Theatre. Her background in local theatre production is extensive and includes several movies. She currently operates her own business, V Walters Services.
Mack P.J. Burgess, a native of Kingstree, SC, received a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education form South Carolinas State University in Orangeburg, SC, a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Cambridge College in Cambridge, MA, and an Educational Specialist Degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
Burgess, who began his career at W.M. Anderson Primary School in Kingstree, is currently Assistant Principal at Andrews Elementary in Georgetown County, SC. In addition to serving as principal and teacher, his duties have included that of baseball, basketball, and football coach at Kingstree Senior High School, Hemingway High, and Rosemary Middle School.
Active in civic affairs, Burgess is President of the Anderson Rotary Club, VP of the Board of Andrews Baseball Recreation Department; mentor for the Lake City Boys and Girls Club, and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Kingstree Masonic Lodge #237. He is a member of the Mt. Beulah United Methodist Church of Lake City, SC. Burgess, along with his wife and two children, resides in Kingstree, SC.
“We are extremely proud to announce the appointment of both Veronica Walters and Mack Burgess to our Board,” said Johanna Haynes, Executive Director and CEO of Careteam+. “Their business acumen, their service to the community, and their commitment to Careteam+ will benefit our organization and those that we serve.”
Careteam+ is a non-profit 501(c)3 established in 1993 to serve the needs of the Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg communities by empowering those impacted by chronic diseases through prevention, education, treatment and support.
As a primary care provider, Careteam+ provides medical treatment to individuals including children and continues to provide care to patients with chronic diseases such as Arthritis, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and infectious diseases that include Hepatitis, HIV and STDs.