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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2015

Statement on Behalf of Chairman Allen Amsler

Columbia, SC- The South Carolina Board of Health and Environmental Control Chairman Allen Amsler issued the following statement today.

"On behalf of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, we have received the attached letter from Eleanor Kitzman informing us that she is withdrawing her name as the nominee for Director of the DHEC. This is an unfortunate occurrence for DHEC and South Carolina.

The Board will immediately convene to begin the process of identifying the replacement nominee."

Letter to Allen Amsler (pdf)

Cassandra S. Harris
DHEC Media Relations
harriscs@dhec.sc.gov
Office: (803) 898-1127​