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Governance

Board of Directors

Alison Voravudhi

President
Alison Voravudhi is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Masters of Social Work degree. She has a profit for nonprofit management and loves strategic planning and program evaluation. She is fluent in Spanish and spent a year studying in Uruguay during her undergraduate degree. Alison is currently a stay at home mom of her two children, six year old Malai (a My Amigos graduate), and four year old Audrey, who has Angelman Syndrome. She is passionate about education, learning languages, and fighting systemic oppression.

Mary Margarette Hill

Vice-president
Mary-Margarette Hill is a graduate of Jackson State University and Mississippi College. She is currently a school counselor at Meadow Glen Middle School. She is the wife of Nicholas Hill and they are the parents to four boys: Nicholas Jr., Harper, Clark, and Jean-Marc. A few of her hobbies include tennis, watching reality tv, and cuddling with her family. Mary-Margarette feels fortunate that Jean-Marc was able to get an early education from My Amigos where he was well loved and learned a lot!

Chynna Wilson

Secretary
Chynna Wilson is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she earned her Bachelor's in Mathematics and double minored in Spanish and Education (2019) and a Masters of Teaching with an emphasis in Secondary Mathematics Education (2020). Chynna is an avid supporter of bilingual education and has been volunteering with My Amigos since 2018. In her free time, Chynna likes to read, watch television, dance, spend time with friends, and paint flower pots. Chynna is currently a math teacher for Richland One School District

Cynthia Hecko

Member
Cynthia Hecko is an Early Childhood and Elementary teacher, and has taught for more than 15 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University, and a Master of Education in Instructional Technology degree. She has taught in South Korea, was a bilingual teacher in New Jersey, and taught in the Spanish Immersion program with the Lexington One School District since 2012. Currently, she is the Computer Science/STEM teacher at Saxe Gotha Elementary. She is a current parent of My Amigos.

Shannon Hammond

Member
Shannon Hammond is a graduate of Indiana State University and South Carolina State University where she earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Education. She retired four years ago after twenty years of teaching. Shannon has a passion for nonprofit organizations and has spent over a decade volunteering for a variety of organizations. As a new board member for My Amigos, Shannon is excited to be part of such a vital and important organization. In her spare time, Shannon loves to spend time with her grandchildren and husband, and she enjoys golf and travelling.

132 Saint Davids Church Rd, West Columbia, SC 29170-2313.

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