ECU official named board president of Carolina Donor Services
(June 24, 2010)
A top administrator at East Carolina University has been named president of the board of directors for Carolina Donor Services, a regional organ-procurement organization.
Gary Vanderpool, executive associate vice chancellor for health sciences administration and finance, will serve as president from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. He will be eligible for re-election following his term.
During nearly 10 years of service with the organization, Vanderpool has served as a board member in the roles of treasurer and vice president.
"We are delighted to have Gary Vanderpool take on this vital leadership role as president of our board of directors, and we sincerely appreciate his long-standing support and service,” said Lloyd Jordan, chief executive officer of Carolina Donor Services.
Carolina Donor Services is the federally designated organ procurement organization serving 78 counties in North Carolina and Danville, Va. It serves 6.1 million people, 102 hospitals and four transplant centers that provide heart, lung, liver, pancreas and kidney transplants. The mission of Carolina Donor Services is to maximize the passing of the heroic gift of life from one human being to another through organ and tissue donation.