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SC DSS Acknowledges Employees of the Month

March 7, 2019 -- The South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Employee of the Month program recognizes staff whose work exemplifies our core principles: Competence, Courage and Compassion.

The four chosen for January were: Martha Fulton, Program Coordinator Accountability Data and Research; Tracey McDaniel, Program Coordinator Office of Inspector General; Jennifer Poore, Administrative Assistant and Contract Administrator at Anderson County DSS; and Nancy Underwood, Administrative Assistant with the Center for Child Care Career Development.

Staff selected for the Employee of the Month Program are awarded with lunch with the acting State Director along with other honorees, a dedicated parking space, a photo and write up displayed at State Office and a write-up sent to their community newspaper. 

From left, Nancy Underwood, Administrative Assistant with Center for Child Care Career Development; Tracey McDaniel, Program Coordinator Office of Inspector General; Jennifer Poore, Administrative Assistant and Contract Administrator at Anderson County DSS; Acting State Director Joan Meacham; and Martha Fulton, Program Coordinator Accountability Data and Research, gathered for lunch on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.


As part of its reform efforts, SCDSS entered into a Final Settlement Agreement regarding the Michelle H., et.al. federal class action lawsuit and has committed to short-term, intermediate, and long-term systemic improvements for children in foster care.

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