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Moore elected to Board of Trustees

May 5, 2000

Daniel W. R. (Dan) Moore Sr. has been elected by the South Carolina General Assembly to serve as a member of Coastal Carolina University's Board of Trustees.

Moore is owner of Dan Moore Real Estate in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was a member of the Horry County Higher Education Commission from 1994 until his appointment to Coastal's Board of Trustees last month and was on the Coastal Foundation Advisory Board from 1992 to 1995. Since 1977, Moore has been a member of the Grand Strand Board of Realtors, serving as director from 1988 to 1992.

His professional background includes working with South Carolina's Oconee County Public Schools from 1972 to 1977, teaching freshman psychology at Coastal from 1977 to 1978, and serving on the North Myrtle Beach City Planning and Zoning Commission from 1980 to 1988.

Moore has been associated with many other boards and committees in the area, including the Carolina First Bank Advisory Board, Grand Strand Family YMCA, Horry County School District, and North Myrtle Beach School Improvement Council. Moore was also appointed by the City of North Myrtle Beach to serve as damage assessment evaluator immediately following Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

Moore, who attended Horry County public schools, earned his bachelor's degree in psychology in 1972 and his master's degree in educational administration and supervision in 1975 from Clemson University.

Coastal's Board of Trustees has 17 members. Fifteen are elected by the General Assembly (two from each Congressional District and three from the state at large), one is appointed by the Governor, and one member is the Governor's designee.