Administration & Staff
Interim President & CEO
Kim Thomas is the Former President & Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Autism Society. Kim joined the organization in 2007, as Director of Service Coordination from 2007-2010, and was Vice President and Chief Programs Officer from 2010-2013. She became President and CEO in February 2013. Under her leadership, Kim oversaw daily operations of the organization, supervising nearly 45 staff members in five offices throughout South Carolina. Kim focuses on fostering relationships with various state organizations and agencies, as her duties include grant development and managing fund raising and special event activities throughout South Carolina. She sits on several advisory groups among agencies such as the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, Department of Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation. She is also a former member of the ACT Early Team . Previously, Kim was Independent Facilitator for the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs and was Service Coordinator for Newberry County Disability and Special Needs Board. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine from Lander University.
Staff members take pride in their jobs and are focused on the team’s success for moving SCAS forward in a positive way.
Our Case Managers help individuals and families acquire needed services and resources.
Our Parent Mentors work tirelessly in an effort to share with other parents the knowledge they have themselves learned over the years. Parent Mentors are listed with the areas they cover.
We are actively building connections with businesses, schools, government and churches to provide resources to families in need across South Carolina. If you need help in your home or would like to help, please contact us! We cannot wait to hear from you!