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Meet the Trustees

Nikki HaleyGovernor of South Carolina
B.S., Accounting, Clemson University

The Governor is the ex officio member of the Board and
serves for the duration of her tenure as Governor.

D. Wyatt HendersonChairman
Congressional District 4, Seat 4
Board member since 2009; current term to 2017

Managing Partner, Henderson Accounting
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 1998

Executive/Audit Committee, Chair

William S. Biggs
At Large, Seat 13
Board member since 2006; current term to 2014

Vice President, Health Management Resources
B.S., Healthcare Management, Southern Illinois University

Executive/Audit Committee, Vice Chair

Charles E. Lewis, Interim Secretary/Treasurer
Congressional District 5, Seat 5
Board member since 2013: current term to 2017

Retired retailer
B.A., Business, Smithdale Massey University           

Athletics Committee; Executive/Audit Committee, Secretary/Treasurer; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee, Vice Chair

 

Fred F. "Trip" DuBard III 
At Large, Seat 8
Board member since 2014; current term to 2018

Executive Director, South Carolina Future Minds
B.A., History, Duke University
M.P.A., Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School of Government 

Academics and Student Affairs Committee; Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee, Vice Chair; Student Affairs and Retention Committee

Samuel H. Frink
Gubernatorial Appointee
Board member since 2003; current term co-terminus with Governor

Retired president and partner of Conway Ford Inc. and Grand Strand Nissan
B.S., Chemistry, North Carolina Central University

Academics and Student Affairs Committee; Government Affairs Committee, Vice Chair

Natasha M. Hanna
Congressional District 7, Seat 7
Board member since 2009; current term to 2017

Attorney, Law Office of Natasha M. Hanna, P.C.
B.A., Political Science, Coastal Carolina University 1994
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law

Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee, Chair; Executive/Audit Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee; Government Affairs Committee

Carlos C. Johnson
Gubernatorial Designee
Board member since 2011; current term co-terminus with Governor

Attorney, Lyles, Darr & Clark LLP
B.S., Political Science, University of South Carolina
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law

Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee; Athletics Committee; Executive/Audit Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee, Chair

Marion B. Lee
Congressional District 6, Seat 6
Board member since 2013; current term to 2017

Retired educator
B.A., Mathematics, Presbyterian College
M.A., Education, University of South Carolina          

Athletics Committee; Government Affairs Committee; Student Affairs and Retention Committee

William L. Lyles, Jr.
Congressional District 3, Seat 3
Board member since 1993; current term to 2017

President, Carolina Beer Co., Inc.
B.A., History, Erskine College

Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee; Athletics Committee; Executive/Audit Committee; Government Affairs Committee, Chair 

Daniel W. R. Moore, Sr.
At Large, Seat 14
Board member since 2000; current term to 2017

President, DM Development Company/Private Investments
B.A., Psychology, Clemson University
M.A., Educational Administration and Supervision, Clemson University

Academics and Student Affairs Committee; Government Affairs Committee

George E. Mullen
Congressional District 1, Seat 1
Board member since 2013; current term to 2017

Attorney, Mullen Wylie, LLC
B.A., Political Science, Mercer University
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law  

Athletics Committee; Government Affairs Committee

Oran P. Smith
Congressional District 2, Seat 2
Board member since 1993; current term to 2018

President, Palmetto Family Council
B.A., Political Science, Clemson University
M.P.A., Public Administration, University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Government and International Studies, University of South Carolina

Academics and Student Affairs Committee, Chair; Executive/Audit Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee; Student Affairs and Retention Committee

Eugene C. Spivey
At Large, Seat 9
Board member since 2002; current term to 2014

Vice President, Horry Land Company
B.S., Business Real Estate, Coastal Carolina University 1991

Academics and Student Affairs Committee; Athletics Committee, Chair; Executive/Audit Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee

Samuel J. Swad
At Large, Seat 10
Board member since 2003; current term to 2018

Physician, family Medicine
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 1986
M.D., University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Academics and Student Affairs Committee, Vice Chair; Student Affairs and Retention Committee

Robert G. Templeton
At Large, Seat 15
Board member since 2008; current term to 2017

District Manager, Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors
A.S., Mechanical Engineering, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee; Student Affairs and Retention Committee, Vice Chair

William E. Turner III
At Large, Seat 11
Board member since 2011; current term to 2014

National Account Manager–Southeast
Navigator Group Purchasing
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 1997

Advancement, Marketing and Alumni Affairs Committee; Executive/Audit Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee; Student Affairs and Retention Committee, Chair