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The Spartanburg Community Indicators Project Announces Slayton as Project Director

Spartanburg Community Indicators Project, which is a collaboration between The Spartanburg County Foundation, United Way of the Piedmont, Spartanburg County Government, and University of South Carolina Upstate, is pleased to announce that Becky Slayton has been hired as Project Director.

Becky SlaytonSpartanburg Community Indicators Project reports on progress of key issues that are the clearest indicators of quality of life in the County of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Its goal is to report on data and community initiatives to inspire dialogue and strategy that lead to changes within the community.

As Project Director, Slayton will identify and engage agencies to lead on one or more of the indicator areas identified by the Spartanburg Community Indicators Project; develop the project as the source of information about the community and the vehicle to connect to opportunities that promote civic prosperity; refine project methodology to maximize community engagement for indicators selection, data collection, trends analysis, and report distribution; and expand the infrastructure of the Spartanburg Community Indicators Project to accomplish its vision.

Prior to joining the Spartanburg Community Indicators Project, Slayton led the Spartanburg County Historical Association (SCHA) as Executive Director. In this role, she provided leadership to the organization, raised awareness of the SCHA, secured sponsorships and leveraged grant funds to implement projects. Additionally, Slayton established the Spartanburg History Hub which consists of over 450 individuals and groups which network, share information and partner on mutually beneficial projects.

Slayton is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University, earning a Bachelor of Science in history and Master of Business Administration. She has lived in Spartanburg County for over 15 years, and is involved in numerous community organizations including Leadership Spartanburg Alumni Association.

Learn more about The Spartanburg Community Indicators Project