JEFFERSON - Christy Moore, Manager of Community Health Improvement for the Medical Center Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc., has been appointed to the Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors, succeeding Anna Gines, who retired from the board in July.
The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization set up to represent the members of Jackson EMC and distribute funds collected from participating members through Operation Round Up. The 11-member volunteer Foundation board of directors meets regularly to review and select grant applications for worthwhile, charitable purposes that will improve lives and respond to immediate needs.
Since Operation Round Up's beginning nearly seven years ago, the Foundation has awarded nearly $6.8 million through 660 grants to organizations and 239 to individuals.
A Gainesville native, Moore earned a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia and a Master's degree in Business Administration with concentration in healthcare management from Brenau University. As Manager of Community Health Improvement, Moore's role involves community assessment and outreach, community benefit reporting, fostering community partnerships, and serving in a leadership role related to strategic planning, project selection, and accountability for The Medical Center Foundation. She is also responsible for staff that coordinates NGMC's lead agency role with Safe Kids of Gainesville/Hall County, a local coalition working to reduce unintentional injury in children 14 and under
She is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of South Hall County, a sustainer in the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, and serves on the Board of Directors for Hall County Family Connection and WomenSource. She is a graduate of Leadership GHA (Georgia Hospital Association) and Leadership Hall County.