Kimberly Tissot

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Bio: 

Kimberly Tissot is the Executive Director of Able SC where she guides the staff in applying the philosophy of Independent living to real situations. Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from Wheelock College in Boston, MA and a Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. During Kimberly’s time in Boston, she completed a leadership program at Harvard University where nonprofit management became an interest. Kimberly has developed several innovative independent living programs to reach all populations as well as developed an international program to promote disability rights.

In addition to Kimberly’s role at Able SC, she is Governor appointed to the SC Statewide Independent Living Council and appointed by the SC State Superintendent of Education to the SC Advisory Council on the Education of Students with Disabilities where she serves as Co-Chair. Kimberly also serves on the SC Fair Housing board of directors in addition to several advisory councils related to services for South Carolinians with disabilities. Her special interests include: parenting with a disability, leadership development, and disability awareness.

Contact Info: 

Email: ktissot@able-sc.org
Website: http://www.able-sc.org/
Phone: [803-779-5121]
ABLE South Carolina, 136 Stonemark Lane, Suite 1000, Columbia, SC 29210

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