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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.

Pamela A. Baker

Pamela A. Baker, Chair 

Presidential appointee
Todd Hardaway

Todd Hardaway, Vice Chair/ Chair-elect

13th Judicial Circuit
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 buckhouse

Keith W. Buckhouse

12th Judicial Circuit
Emily Dengler

Emily Dengler

Ex Officio, USC Columbia Student Body Vice President
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

Ray Borders Gray

5th Judicial Circuit
brian grier

Brian Grier

6th Judicial Circuit
Sylvia Taylor Hanna

Sylvia Taylor Hanna

Presidential appointee
Mason Harpe

Mason Harpe

Presidential Appointee
Joe B. Huddleston

Joe B. Huddleston

Presidential appointee
Kevin Hunter

Kevin Hunter

Member-at-large, in-state
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

Chad Matthews

2nd Judicial Circuit
Alec Boyd McLeod III

A. Boyd McLeod III

1st Judicial Circuit
Warren Moise

Warren Moise

9th Judicial Circuit
patricia mooore pastides

Patricia Moore Pastides

Ex Officio, Carolina's first lady
michelle plyler

Michelle Plyler

15th Judicial Circuit
Andrea Scott

Andrea Scott

8th Judicial Circuit

Candace Shiver

11th Judicial Circuit
Chilton Simmons

Chilton Simmons

Presidential appointee
Danny R. Smith

Danny R. Smith

7th Judicial Circuit
Karl Smith

Karl Smith

4th Judicial Circuit
Joel Stoudemire

Joel Stoudemire

Gubernatorial Designee's appointee
Carmen Harper Thomas

Carmen Harper Thomas

Ex Officio, Immediate Past Chair
Marco Valtorta

Marco Valtorta, Ph.D.

Faculty representative

Chad Wood

Member-at-large, out-of-state
James Smith

James E. Smith, Jr.

Ex Officio, Special Assistant to the President / External Affairs
Cameron Howell

Cameron Howell

Ex Officio, Secretary

 


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