Center Director, on staff 2011-present
As our longest-serving staff member, Delaine has held several positions and has been an integral part of Foothills Care Center since 2011. We are excited that she is now serving as our Center Director! She has the gift of compassion and the ability to speak truth in love to people who need encouragement. She is also a certified pastoral counselor.
Delaine understands how it feels to have an unplanned pregnancy, and she uses her story to inspire others now at FCC. Delaine says that “people should come to FCC because we truly care about them and want to serve them, love them, educate them and see them grow and flourish.”
Co Center Director, on staff 2014-present
Susan Lombardo came to FCC from an office administration and fitness background in 2014. She leads A Time to Heal, a recovery group for those hurting from the effects of abortion, miscarriage, and other child loss. Susan has a compassionate heart for people who are hurting & she brings comfort, laughter, truth & guidance to women & girls who feel lost & broken.
Susan got into this work from her own experiences with unplanned pregnancy & abortion. She says, “I want to help women make decisions not based on fear and worry but with true knowledge about abortion and how that decision has lasting effects on a person’s life afterwards.”
Nurse Supervisor Dec. 2022 – present; Volunteer Ultrasound Tech 2022
Anita Chamberlain is our new Nurse Supervisor! She moved to Anderson from California in 2021 with her husband, kids and grandkids. She was a Limited OB Ultrasound Tech at The Bakersfield Pregnancy Center back in California. She volunteered briefly for FCC when she moved to South Carolina before applying for the open nurse position on staff. She says that “if the only reason I became a nurse was to do ultrasounds, that would be enough for me.” She has a heart for serving people who need help and being a part of strengthening families.
Volunteer & Development Administrator, involved since 2014
Abby Keehn started as a volunteer at FCC in 2014, serving as a receptionist and data entry administrator. She became an Accounting Intern for FCC in 2018 and assisted in handling the financial transaction processing and reporting for two years. In 2020, Abby followed God’s call to become the Volunteer & Outreach Administrator for FCC.
To get involved as a volunteer, you can see our volunteer opportunities & application tab under the “get involved” tab.
Abby has a love for engaging with people. Her wish is that all the people who come to FCC “may be equipped to live an abundant life, filled to the full with all the joy, peace, and blessings of God.”
Client Care Coordinator 2021 – present; Intern 2019
Alyssa is our new Client Care Coordinator. She graduated from Southern Wesleyan University in 2020, with a degree in Psychology and concentration in human services & counseling and a minor in history.
Alyssa got involved at FCC first as an intern in 2019, and then she came back as our Client Care Coordinator in 2021! She leads Bible studies, orchastrates group classes and oversees client care at our center. Alyssa has a heart for helping women find their identity in Christ. We are blessed to have her on our team.
Communications Specialist Aug 2021-present; Intern Summer 2021
Celeste Marchant is a new addition to the FCC team. She was an intern this summer and is now the communications specialist & small events coordinator. “I am so happy to be on board with such a wonderful team of women. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of it.” She graduated from Clemson University in 2021 with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Nonprofit Leadership. She has a background in nonprofit work, interning & serving as an Americorps Vista for Camp Happy Days summer of 2019 & summer of 2020. She is passionate about learning, helping the team & serving others with all of her abilities.
Community Outreach Director June 2021-present
Jennifer has been serving as our Director of Community Outreach since June 2021. She has greatly increased community awareness and involvement with FCC, and we are so thankful for her passion for the mission, ideas, enthusiasm and commitment to the team. She also works with staff member Beverly to encourage and disciple inmates in Oconee County jail.
She and her husband Pastor Chris have been community supporters of FCC for around 8 years. Jen graduated from TriCounty Technical College & has worked in teaching & ministry throughout her life.
When asked what she hopes for the people we serve, she says: “I hope that each one who enters our building sees that Jesus loves them right where they are. I hope they know that they are no longer alone in their situation, but that they have a new family here who is willing to get in the mess with them and help them to see more clearly how God is working even there.”
Jail & Homeless Ministry Coordinator
Beverly has been on staff at FCC for about 9 months, but she has been involved for more than 5 years. She became involved with FCC through their jail ministry while she was working as an officer at the Oconee County Detention Center. Along with other members of staff, she visits the jails & the homeless community on the Seneca “mill hill” every single week. Bev’s infectious laughter, positivity & love for Jesus & other people makes her a bright light everywhere she goes.
She has lived in Oconee County her whole life. She is married and has 2 children. To Beverly, “people should come to FCC because they will meet people who love Jesus and love people right where they are.” This is the cornerstone of Beverly’s interactions with women at the detention center & on the mill hill, & her heart is to make others feel & know the love of Christ no matter where they are or what they have done.