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Board of Trustees

Members

The Board of Visitors, elected by the Board of Trustees, includes representatives from each of the 16 judicial circuits, four at-large members, 11 appointed members, and five ex officio members. Each member serves a three-year term.

Carmen Harper Thomas

Carmen Harper Thomas, Chair

5th Judicial Circuit
Pamela A. Baker

Pamela A. Baker, Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect

Presidential appointee
Scott Beebe

Scott Beebe

14th Judicial Circuit
Montrio M. Belton

Montrio M. Belton

16th Judicial Circuit
Nina Fields Britt

Nina Fields Britt

Member-at-large, in-state
Keith W. Buckhouse (placeholder)

Keith W. Buckhouse

12th Judicial Circuit
Shelly Caslen

Shelly Caslen

Ex Officio, Carolina's first lady
O. Wayne Corley

O. Wayne Corley

Presidential appointee
Hanna J. White(placeholder)

Emily Dengler

Ex Officio, USC Columbia Student Body Vice President
Kelly Lee Dorman

Kelly Lee Dorman

Member-at-large, in-state
J. Read Folline - New BOV Member 9-1-19

J. Read Folline

Presidential appointee
Brian C. Frerichs

Brian C. Frerichs

Presidential appointee
Blake Gibbons

Blake Gibbons

Presidential appointee
August (Augie) E. Grant

August "Augie" E. Grant, Ph.D.

Faculty representative
Brian Grier (placeholder)

Brian Grier

6th Judicial Circuit
Sylvia Taylor Hanna

Sylvia Taylor Hanna

Presidential appointee
Todd Hardaway

Todd Hardaway

13th Judicial Circuit
John P. Harloe

John P. Harloe

Member-at-large, out-of-state
William (David) Hastings

David Hastings

8th Judicial Circuit
Joe B. Huddleston

Joe B. Huddleston

Presidential appointee
A. Ann Kirven

A. Ann Kirven

3rd Judicial Circuit
Montague Laffitte - New BOV Member 9-1-19

Montague Laffitte

Gubernatorial Appointee's representative
Richard C. Litwin

Richard C. Litwin

Member-at-large, out-of-state
Donna Schwartz Maddox

Donna Schwartz Maddox

10th Judicial Circuit
Roger T. (Tommy) McGill

Tommy McGill

11th Judicial Circuit
Alec Boyd McLeod III

A. Boyd McLeod III

1st Judicial Circuit
David Miller

David B. Miller

Ex Officio, Immediate Past Chair
Warren Moise

Warren Moise

9th Judicial Circuit
Michelle Plyer

Michelle Plyer

15th Judicial Circuit
Chilton Simmons

Chilton Simmons

Presidential appointee
Danny R. Smith

Danny R. Smith

7th Judicial Circuit
James Smith

James E. Smith, Jr.

Ex Officio, Special Assistant to the President / External Affairs
Karl Smith

Karl Smith

4th Judicial Circuit
Jeff Spears

Jeff P. Spears

2nd Judicial District
Joel Stoudemire

Joel Stoudemire

Gubernatorial Designee's appointee
Cameron Howell

Cameron Howell

Ex Officio, Secretary

 


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