Kathy Sistare is the Practice Administrator for Palmetto Tri-County Primary Care, an affiliate of Springs Memorial Hospital, in Lancaster, SC. She attended the University of SC at Lancaster and Wingate University and received her nursing degree in 1979. After receiving her education she began her career as a Registered Nurse with Springs Memorial Hospital where she held positions as Clinical Nurse Manager, Infection Control Coordinator and Director of Quality Management and Improvement. Kathy joined Palmetto Tri-County Internal Medicine in 2001. She has also worked as an Independent Consultant developing nurse recruitment and retention plans, staffing grids, and facility preparation for regulatory site visits. She was elected to the Lancaster County Council in 2009-2012 and served as Chairwoman during her term. She has served as past presidents to the HOPE of Lancaster Board and Lancaster County Red Cross and is presently serving on the board of the Lancaster County Council for the Arts. Kathy enjoys reading, gardening, traveling and family time. Mrs. Sistare joined the Foundation as a Community Advisor in 2017.