Executive Director: Terri DeCenzo
She is the wife of Coastal Carolina University President Dave DeCenzo. When he joined the University in 2002, she became passionately involved with the life of Coastal Carolina. Most recently, she initiated and led the University's relief effort for Shelter Haiti, a community-wide volunteer project to build and ship 1,001 prefabricated homes to Haitian families. She has taken an active role in issues relating to student government, NCAA athletics, and Greek life, among others.
She actively participates on numerous boards, including: the Foundation for Georgetown Hospital System, Health Advisory Committee for AASCU, American Red Cross and Clara Barton Society, Horry County March of Dimes March for Babies (2010 co-chair), and is an adviser to the Safe Families Initiative's efforts to establish a Family Justice Center in Georgetown County.
A graduate of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing and Towson University, she has spent most of her career practicing in critical care.
The DeCenzos have four children: Mark, Meredith, Gabriella and Natalie.