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BOARD MEMBERS

  • CHAIR

  • Mrs. Laura Gates
  • Former VP, Field Museum & Retired Principal, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

  • Mr. Allan Anderson
  • Retired Principal, Edward Jones Investments
  • VICE CHAIRS

  • Mrs. Jill Almeida
  • Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Jane Beak
  • Community Volunteer
  • Mr. Daniel Gallagher
  • VP, Strategy and Investor Relations, Ingevity
  • Mrs. Eleanor Hale
  • Community Volunteer
  • Dr. John W. Hallett, Jr.
  • Professor of Surgery and Vascular Consulting Physician, MUSC Integrated Clinical Center of Excellence and the SC Telehealth Alliance
  • Mrs. Catherine Bennington Jenrette
  • Retired Educator and Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Alice Wyatt
  • Former Educator & Community Service Consultant
  • Mr. Charles L. Wyrick, Jr.
  • President, Wyrick & Company
  • BOARD MEMBERS

  • Dr. David Adams
  • Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery, MUSC
  • Mrs. Ruth Baker
  • Former Educator & Founder Gibbes etc., Kiawah
  • Mrs. Denise Barto
  • Event Planner
  • Mrs. Ann Thomas Burnett
  • VP, Provider Network Innovations & Partnerships, BlueCross BlueShield of SC
  • Mrs. Susan Campbell
  • Former VP and President, Gibbes, etc.
  • Mr. David J. Cohen
  • Retired Educator, Historian and Librarian
  • Mrs. Sarah Lund Donnem
  • Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Wendy Meyer Dopp
  • Artist & Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Esther B. Ferguson
  • Philanthropist & Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Shannon Gillespie
  • Community Volunteer
  • Ms. Lou Rena Hammond
  • Founder & Chairman, Lou Hammond & Associates
  • Mr. Milton Hearne
  • Retired IBM Executive
  • Mrs. Deborah Kennedy Kennard
  • Attorney & Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Barbara W. Kratovil
  • Former Docent, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Mrs. Lucinda K. Lenhardt
  • Community Volunteer

    BOARD MEMBERS (cont.)

  • Mr. Mark Maresca
  • Architect & Principal, Maresca & Associates
  • Mrs. Gale Messerman
  • Retired Principal, Messerman & Messerman L.P.A
  • Mr. Mark Munn
  • Market President, Bank of America
  • Mrs. Rhett Ramsay Outten
  • Owner Croghan’s Jewelry & Community Volunteer
  • Ms. Helen C. Pratt-Thomas
  • Senior VP, South State Bank and Founder & Past President of Society 1858
  • Dr. Harold M. Rhodes, III
  • Dentist
  • Ms. Elizabeth Saal
  • Community Volunteer, Philanthropist
  • Ms. Michele S. Seekings
  • Retired Pharmaceutical Industry & Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Harriet Smartt
  • Retired Career Consultant & Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Catherine Smith
  • Community Volunteer
  • Mr. Richard A. Smith
  • Retired Foreign Service Officer
  • Ms. Sarah J. Smith
  • Former Executive Director, The James Buchanan Foundation
  • Mrs. Susan M. Smythe
  • Transactional Lawyer, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • Mrs. Andrea Volpe
  • Community Volunteer
  • Mrs. Lisa Weitz
  • Owner, Avocet Hospitality
  • Mrs. Kathryn Wendell
  • Former Educator & Community Volunteer

    HONORARY MEMBER

  • The Honorable John Tecklenburg
  • Mayor, City of Charleston

    CITY OF CHARLESTON

  • Mr. Michael Seekings
  • Charleston City Council Member & Partner at Leath, Bouch & Seekings

    WOMEN'S COUNCIL PRESIDENT

  • Mrs. Annette Wanick
  • Retired Educator

    SOCIETY 1858 PRESIDENT

  • Mr. Jamieson Clair
  • Creative Director, Maresca & Associates

    MEMBERS EMERITI

  • Ms. J. Elizabeth Bradham
  • Former Managing Director of Global Engineering Team, Rothschild Inc.
  • Mr. Van Campbell
  • Retired Vice Chairman of Corning, Inc.
  • Ms. Irma B. Greene
  • Retired Media Specialist
  • Mrs. Mary Ramsay*
  • Dr. Anton A. Vreede
  • Retired General and Vascular Surgeon
  • * deceased