We are now
The Cass Elias McCarter
Guardian ad Litem Program
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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST GUARDIANS!
Newly sworn-in Guardians pose with Family Court Judge Jan Bromell-Holmes and GAL staff at court ceremony on February 19, 2013.
MEET OUR STAFF
Come visit the Guardian ad Litem office at
1320 Highway 501 Business
Venture Office Complex, Suite "H"
Helen “Sam” Hodges – Horry/ Georgetown County Guardian ad Litem Circuit Coordinator.
Sam, born and raised in Myrtle Beach, has been County Circuit Coordinator for six years. She has a BS in Psychology from Presbyterian College and spent several years with the Department of Social Services. She earned her Juris Doctorate from University of South Carolina and began working in the solicitor’s office for the 15th judicial circuit. After representing Guardians in court, and knowing she had the ability to make a difference, Sam became our circuit coordinator - training new volunteers, supporting our existing contingent and keeping the program on tract.
In addition to being an animal lover, Sam also enjoys reading, exercise and spending time at the beach.
Deana Lewis – Guardian Case Manager - Guardian
Deana, originally from Charleston now lives in Loris, SC with her husband and sons, Nolan and Carter. She graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 2008 with a BA in Psychology than spent two years with Americorps VISTA as their volunteer coordinator.
Deana enjoys baking, shopping, traveling and being a Mom. From 8 to 5 Deana is making a positive difference by assisting our Guardians and the program. As a Guardian herself, she is making a direct impact on the lives of children in Horry County.
WELCOME BACK DEANA!
Erin Marshall - Guardian Case Manager - Guardian
Erin, originally from Youngstown, Ohio now lives in Myrtle Beach with her fiancé and son, Aaron. She graduated from Youngstown State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science. Erin has worked with the State of Ohio on the Adam Walsh Act project and with the Youngstown Police Department Crime Lab.
Erin enjoys going to the beach, exercise, shopping and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys meeting new people and is very excited about working with all the Guardians, she is making a difference in the lives of children everyday.