Haley Suskauer, MPH, is the part-time Executive Director of Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly (PF3), coming on board in July 2019. Since 2018, she has been the Senior Services Manager, working to maintain, refine, and evaluate outcomes of the Polk County Senior Center's programming designed to improve lives by including programs that promote health. As the country's new Population Health Manager, she develops and implements policies, procedures, and protocols for all programs managed, including Public Health and Senior Services. Prior work includes Community Care of Western North Carolina (2015-2018) and Chatham County Public Health Department (2015). She holds a master's degree in Public Health-Health Promotions (2015) from Liberty University and a bachelor's degree in psychology (2013) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Buffy Ashmore is the part-time Hear2Help Program Coordinator and PF3 Coalition Coordinator. She has worked in community health for more than 20 years and has had the opportunity to work in several different sectors. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Science Health Promotion and a Minor in Nutrition. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. In addition, she is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine and holds a certificate in Health Coaching through Real Balance Global Wellness Services. Buffy is a resident of Landrum, SC where she owns and operates a Fitness Center. She enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.
Steve Wong is contracted by PF3 to provide communications and promotional services, including press releases and other writing, social media (Facebook), website maintenance, email communications, newsletters, and other similar communications needs. He is a communications and promotions generalist with extensive experience in healthcare and the fine arts. He is also a frequently published freelance writer. He can be reached at Just4Wong@Gmail.com or at (864) 316-6559.