At a recent Board of Directors' meeting of Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, Smith Anderson Partner, Dave Clement, was appointed as Chairperson of the Operations Committee and Treasurer. Both appointments take effect on January 1, 2007.
Mr. Clement has served on the Board since September 2005, and will serve a three-year term which expires in 2008.
A statewide, nonprofit organization and local chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina seeks to prevent child abuse and neglect in all forms. The organization's mission includes building a network of individuals and agencies across the state to organize child abuse prevention efforts in their communities; educating individuals throughout North Carolina about child abuse and ways to prevent it; advocating for policies and programs that strengthen families and prevent child abuse; and ensuring all have access to child abuse prevention services.
A corporate and securities lawyer with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Clement's practice also includes representation of business entities in connection with domestic private equity investments and placements, public company securities compliance, corporate formation and governance, joint ventures, strategic contracting and early stage financing for start-up and growth companies.