Betts Murdison guides the Ronald McDonald House in Augusta and leads its growth. Betts led the successful capital campaign that resulted in a new House being built on the campus of the Children's Hospital of Georgia in 2015.
Betts Murdison is President and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta (RMHCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing temporary housing and support services to families with ill and injured children being treated at local hospitals. She joined the House in April of 2007 when the House was 11 bedrooms on Greene Street. Under her leadership the organization completed a capital campaign and moved into the new 23 bedroom house in February 2015. Prior to joining RMHCA, Betts worked for Ronald McDonald House of Delaware for almost 10 years.
Murdison is a native of Canada and moved to the United States in 1987. She was part of the first class sworn into citizenship following 9-11 in Philadelphia. She earned an arts degree at University of Western Ontario, an Education degree at Queen's University and a Masters of Education at University of Western Ontario. She spent many years in the classroom, before moving to Ronald McDonald House. She is the mother of 3 sons, and a grandmother to 3 perfect granddaughters. She and her husband, Ken, reside in Augusta.