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Meet the Trustees

Governor McMaster imageHenry McMaster, Governor of South Carolina
The Governor is the ex officio member of the Board and serves for the duration of his tenure as Governor.

A.B., History, University of South Carolina
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law

CCU Trustee Delan Stevens

H. Delan Stevens, Chairman
Seat 12, At-Large 
Board member since 2015; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Executive, Chair

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

CCU Trustee Natasha HannaNatasha M. Hanna, Vice Chairman
Seat 7, 7th Congressional District
Board member since 2009; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Administration, Governance and Philanthropy; Executive, Vice Chair

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

Patrick S. Sparks '95Patrick S. Sparks, Secretary/Treasurer
Seat 15, At-Large
Board member since 2017; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Executive, Secretary/Treasurer; Finance and Audit

General Manager and Co-owner, Sparks Toyota
B.S., Marketing, Coastal Carolina University 1995

John H. Bartell Jr. image‌John H. Bartell Jr.
Seat 6, 6th Congressional District
Board member since 2017; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention; Administration, Governance and Philanthropy, Vice Chair

Retired law enforcement officer (SLED), former Williamsburg County sheriff
Studied Agronomy at Clemson University

Lee Belcher imageLee A. Belcher
Seat 13, At-Large
Board member since 2019; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Executive; Facilities and Planning; Finance and Audit, Chair

AVP, Synovus Bank
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 2008
MBA, Webster University

William William S. Biggs
Seat 3, 3rd Congressional District
Board member since 2006; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Administration, Governance, and Philanthropy; Athletics, Vice Chair; Executive

President, HMR Veterans Services
B.S., Healthcare Management, Southern Illinois University

Lisa Davis ImageLisa Davis
Seat 5, 5th Congressional District
Board member since 2020; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention, Vice Chair; Administration, Governance and Philanthropy

Director, Meeting Milestones Early Intervention Services
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, Clemson University
MSP, Speech-Language Pathology, University of South Carolina

Dalton B. Floyd, CEF Board of Directors, imageDalton B. Floyd Jr.
Seat 16, At-Large (gubernatorial appointee) 
Board member since 2018; current term co-terminus with Governor‌
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention; Finance and Audit

Attorney and Founding Partner, The Floyd Law Firm
B.S., Business Administration, University of South Carolina
J.D., LL.B., University of South Carolina School of Law

White Box PlaceholderJoe N. Jarrett Jr.
Seat 14, At-Large
Board member since 2021; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention; Athletics

Retired physician
B.A., English, Dartmouth College
M.D., West Virginia University School of Medicine

Sherry Johnson imageSherry I. Johnson
Governor's Designee, ex officio
Board member since 2018; current term co-terminus with Governor‌
Committees: Athletics; Executive; Facilities and Planning, Chair

General Manager, Land Management, Burroughs & Chapin Company, Inc.
B.S., Physical Education, Coastal Carolina University 1996
MBA, Webster University

White Box PlaceholderMark S. Kelley
Seat 10, At-Large
Board member since 2021; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Facilities and Planning; Finance and Audit

Retired, Former South Carolina House Representative
B.S., Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University 1978

CCU Trustee George MullenGeorge E. Mullen
Seat 1, 1st Congressional District
Board member since 2013; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Athletics; Facilities and Planning, Vice Chair

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

White Box PlaceholderBradley J. Poston
Seat 4, 4th Congressional District
Board member since 2021; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Facilities and Planning; Finance and Audit

Senior Assurance Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers
B.S.B.A., Management and Marketing, Coastal Carolina University 2007
M.Acc., Accountancy, Coastal Carolina University 2016 

Jason Repak ImageJason M. Repak
Seat 8, At Large
Board member since 2020; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Athletics; Finance and Audit, Vice Chair

President, Hudson Builders, Inc.
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 2007
MBA, Finance, University of Richmond

CCU Trustee Oran SmithOran P. Smith
Seat 2, 2nd Congressional District
Board member since 1993; current term to 6/30/25
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention, Chair; Administration, Governance and Philanthropy; Executive

Senior Fellow, Palmetto Promise Institute
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
Additional graduate studies: The George Washington University

CCU Trustee Gene SpiveyEugene C. Spivey
Seat 9, At-Large
Board member since 2002; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Academic Affairs and Retention; Athletics, Chair; Executive

Vice President, Horry Land Company
B.S., Business Real Estate, Coastal Carolina University 1991

CCU Trustee Will TurnerWilliam E. Turner III
Seat 11, At-Large
Board member since 2011; current term to 6/30/23
Committees: Administration, Governance and Philanthropy, Chair; Executive; Facilities and Planning

Director of Sales–Southeast Region, Navigator Group Purchasing
B.S., Business Administration, Coastal Carolina University 1997