Three new members elected to SC State University Board of Trustees

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The South Carolina General Assembly has elected three new trustees for South Carolina State University.

Robert Nance, of Orangeburg, has been elected to fill the Seat #7, At-Large position.

The Seat # 7 position was previously held by Atty. Charles H. Williams.

Walter Tobin Sr., ‘63 of Orangeburg, has been elected to fill the Seat #11, At-Large position.

The Seat # 11 position was previously held by Col (RET) John T. Bowden.

Lancelot Wright, of Columbia, has been elected to Seat #12, At Large position.

The Seat # 12 position was previously held by Sky Foster ‘77.

Current SC State board members include: Karl V. Green (Seat #1, District #1); Reggie Gallant (Seat #2, District #2); Lumus Byrd, ‘65 (Seat #3, District #3); Dr. John H. Corbitt, ’62 (Seat #4, District #4); Linda Edwards-Duncan, ‘76, ‘81 (Seat #5, District #5); Maurice G. Washington, ‘85 (Seat #6, District #6); Dr. Shirley Portee Martin, ‘76, ’98 (Seat # 8, At-Large) Earl A. Bridges, Esq. (Seat #9, At-Large); Jonathan N. Pinson, ‘93 (Seat #10, At-Large); and Martha Scott Smith (Governor’s appointee).

The full body will convene at the annual SC State University Board Trustees Retreat, to be held the first week of June in Charleston, S.C.