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Meet the Trustees

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley

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.

CCU Trustee Wyatt Henderson

D. Wyatt HendersonChairman
Seat 4, 4th Congressional District
Board member since 2009; current term to 6/30/17

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

Executive/Audit Committee, Chair

CCU Trustee Bill Biggs

William S. Biggs, Vice Chairman
Seat 13, At Large
Board member since 2006; current term to 6/30/19

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

Executive/Audit Committee, Vice Chair

CCU Trustee Charles Lewis

Charles E. Lewis, Secretary/Treasurer
Seat 5, 5th Congressional District
Board member since 2013: current term to 6/30/19

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

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

CCU Trustee Trip DuBard 

Fred F. "Trip" DuBard III 
Seat 8, At Large 
Board member since 2014; current term to 6/30/17

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

CCU Trustee Sam Frink

Samuel H. Frink
Seat 16, At Large (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

CCU Trustee Natasha Hanna

Natasha M. Hanna
Seat 7, 7th Congressional District
Board member since 2009; current term to 6/30/19

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

CCU Trustee Carlos Johnson

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

CCU Trustee Marion Lee

Marion B. Lee
Seat 6, 6th Congressional District
Board member since 2013; current term to 6/30/17

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

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

CCU Trustee Larry Lyles

William L. Lyles, Jr.
Seat 3, 3rd Congressional District
Board member since 1993; current term to 6/30/19

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 

CCU Trustee Dan Moore

Daniel W. R. Moore, Sr.
Seat 14, At Large
Board member since 2000; current term to 6/30/17

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

CCU Trustee George Mullen

George E. Mullen
Seat 1, 1st Congressional District
Board member since 2013; current term to 6/30/19

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

Athletics Committee; Government Affairs Committee

CCU Trustee Oran Smith

Oran P. Smith
Seat 2, 2nd Congressional District
Board member since 1993; current term to 6/30/17

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

CCU Trustee Gene Spivey

Eugene C. Spivey
Seat 9, At Large
Board member since 2002; current term to 6/30/19

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

CCU Trustee Delan Stevens

H. Delan Stevens
Seat 12, At Large
Board member since 2015; current term to 6/30/17

Executive Vice President, Peoples Underwriters, Inc.
B.A., Political Science, Coastal Carolina University 1979

Athletics Committee; Finance, Planning and Facilities Committee

CCU Trustee Sam Swad

Samuel J. Swad
Seat 10, At Large
Board member since 2003; current term to 6/30/17

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

CCU Trustee Robert Templeton

Robert G. Templeton
Seat 15, At Large
Board member since 2008; current term to 6/30/17

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

CCU Trustee Will Turner

William E. Turner III
Seat 11, At Large
Board member since 2011; current term to 6/30/19

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