The State Workforce Development Board Board Members

The board is comprised of a majority of business leaders. Other members include legislators of the South Carolina Senate and House, local elected officials, workforce partners and representatives of community-based organizations. Members of the board are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

 Mr. Clifford L. Bourke, Jr. 
 Southeastern Freight
 Mr. Charles Brave, Jr.
 International Longshoremen Association
 Sen. Kevin Bryant
 S.C. Senate
 Col. Craig J. Currey (Ret)
 Mr. Fred F. “Trip” DuBard
 SC Connect, LLC
 Mr. David W. Dunn
 Mr. Nick P. Foong
 Virginia College
 Rep. P. Michael Forrester
 S.C. House of Representatives
 Mr. William Thomas Freeland, Jr.
 Overhead Door Company of Greenville
 Mr. Robert J. Friedman
 Mr. Neal Getsinger
 S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Dept.
 Dr. Blon “Tim” Hardee
 Central Carolina Technical College
 Mr. James (Jay) M. Holloway, III
 OCS Garage Door & Hurricane Protection
Mr. Mikee Johnson (Chair)
Cox Industries
 Ms. Michelle Kelley
 Richardson Plowden
 Mr. Archie Maddox
 U-Save Car & Truck Rental
 Mr. James T. McLawhorn, Jr.
 Columbia Urban League 
 Mr. Howard Metcalf
 Office of Veterans Affairs
 Mr. Patrick M. Michaels
 Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands
 Dr. Michael. Mikota
 Santee Lynches Council of Govs.
 Mr. Roger A. Nutt 
 Spartanburg Water
 Ms. Glenda L. Page
 Horry Telephone Cooperative
 Dr. Joseph D. Patton, III
 Mr. Willis H. Ponds
 Willis Sinclair, Inc.
 Ms. Valerie Richardson
 Palmetto Health
 Mr. Michael Sexton
 Piedmont Bushings & Insulators
 Dr. Windsor Sherrill 
 Clemson University
 Mr. James W. Snead
 Cooper Standard
 Ms. Cheryl M. Stanton
 S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce
 Mr. Edward F. Sturcken
 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
 Mr. John D. Uprichard
 Mr. Eric N. Wages

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