Prospect woman gets seat on advisory board

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PEMBROKE — A Prospect resident was appointed recently to the N.C. Council for Women Advisory Board.

Crystal Moore, who was officially appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper on Oct. 19,is a nationally certified family nurse practitioner who works at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Student Health clinic. Her areas of special interest are sexual and reproductive health, minority population health and building youth resiliency.

“I am honored to have been appointed to serve on such an important council,” Moore said. “Success of women is integral to a healthy society, and I look forward to engaging and supporting community partners on behalf of women and families.”

The N.C. Council for Women’s mission is to advise the governor, the North Carolina Legislature and state departments on the issues affecting women in North Carolina. The council also provides resources and raises awareness for domestic violence, batterer intervention, human trafficking and sexual assault programs throughout the state. The council also has created a college speaker series and the Women and Girls Initiative that focus on elevating women’s success personally and professionally through networking, collaboration, policy education and leadership opportunities.

Moore completed a master’s degree in Nursing from UNC Chapel Hill in 2008, with certificates in Family Nurse Practitioner and Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner. Moore will graduate in December from Duke University School of Nursing with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

Moore is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the North Carolina Nurses Association, the American College Health Association and the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society. She enjoys engaging in philanthropy and community through various committees and volunteerism.

Moore has served on the UNCP Alumni Association board of directors and is the immediate past president of the Nursing Alumni Council. She is an active member of Prospect United Methodist Church, where she serves as a youth teacher and as an administrative council member.

Moore and her husband, Everette, live in the Prospect community with their three children.

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