In This Section

New trustee joins Coastal Carolina University's Board

June 13, 2008

Robert Templeton of Neeses has been selected to serve on Coastal Carolina University's Board of Trustees. His term expires in 2009.

Templeton is a district manager and senior financial adviser for Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors; he has been associated with the firm since 1995. He is also a licensed minister. Templeton earned an associate degree in mechanical engineering from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Templeton's community involvement includes membership in the Orangeburg Kiwanis Club, the Orangeburg Chamber of Commerce and former chair for Child Evangelism Fellowship. He is also a volunteer baseball coach for Orangeburg Christian Academy and a member of the Pinehill Ramblers, a local bluegrass group.

Other members of Coastal's Board of Trustees are: William "Billy" H. Alford of Myrtle Beach, chair; William S. Biggs of Anderson; R. Duke Brown of Camden; Gary W. Brown of Florence; Joseph L. Carter of Myrtle Beach; Samuel H. Frink of Conway; J. Wayne George of Mullins; Charles J. Hodge of Spartanburg; William L. Lyles Jr. of Anderson; Daniel W. R. Moore Sr. of North Myrtle Beach; Clark B. Parker of Myrtle Beach; Robert L. Rabon of Conway; Oran P. Smith of Leesville; Eugene C. Spivey of Myrtle Beach; Tommy Stringer of Greer, secretary-treasurer; and Samuel J. Swad of Gaffney, vice chair.