Breakout A: How Legislators Got South Carolina Moving

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
2:45pm - 3:45pm

Neal Collins, Representative, South Carolina House of Representatives
Jen Wright, Working Well Program Director, South Carolina Hospital Association

In South Carolina, the focus on wellness came from the legislative level - literally. In this session, South Carolina Hospital Association’s Jen Wright discusses why SCHA chose to engage the statehouse and how this builds upon their work with hospitals and corporations, as well as municipalities, manufacturers, state agencies and universities. Then learn from Rep. Neal Collins as he discusses his recruitment strategies to engage legislators.

Key takeaways from this session include:
- Scaling a wellness program across different types of organizations.
- Recruitment strategies that can be replicated in other community environments
- How the South Carolina community tracked success of their program

Neal Collins

Neal Collins

Jen Wright

Jen Wright