(October 8, 2012….Jackson, Tennessee…..) The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation is proud to announce the addition of Scott Conger to the staff as Donor Management Director.
A resident of Midtown Jackson, Conger is a graduate of Southside High School. With a bachelor’s degree from Lane College and a MBA from Bethel University, he began his work on October 8. “We are delighted that Scott Conger will be joining our staff. The pool of applicants was impressive and Scott’s selection was through the process of three interviews,” stated Frank McMeen, President of the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation.
Conger is active in the Jackson community. He is a member of Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church where he serves on the Trustees Committee, Lay Leadership Committee, Spiritual Leadership Team, usher, liturgist and co-chair of the Evangelism Committee. “"Mr. Conger's service as a member of Jackson's City Council and former president of the Lambuth Area Neighborhood Association, clearly tells us that we have added another strong team member to an already strong group of community leaders," stated Robert Caldwell, Board of Trustees Chair.
He is a past president of the Lambuth Area Neighborhood Association, board member for Jackson Downtown Development Corporation, Area Relief Ministries, Conflict Resolutions of West Tennessee and the Municipal Solid Waste Regional Planning Board. He is a graduate of Leadership Jackson and was selected as one of Jackson’s Finest Young Professionals for 2012.
Scott is a member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge #332 where he serves as Junior Warden. He is also a Scottish Rite and York Rite Mason. He is the president of the Jackson Scottish Rite Club.
In 2011, Scott Conger was elected to the Jackson City Council to represent District 5 where he serves on the Expenditure Committee, the Taxi Board and the Mayor’s Youth Gang Prevention Task Force.
The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation began in 1984 and works with more than 300 causes around West Tennessee and has assets of more than $20 million dollars. Managing endowments and community charitable gifts, the majority of funds assist cancer patients and special needs children while a growing number of contributions come in to assist in education and the arts.
As a public foundation, the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation is able to provide professional stewardship with the charitable efforts of the people of West Tennessee. “As a board member of the Foundation, I am delighted to see Scott join the staff. He will be a wonderful addition to an already strong staff,” stated Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork.
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