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2021 New & Reelected Board Members

Thank you for your vote on Together SC's Leadership

UPDATE: The polls closed on June 9 at 5 p.m! By a unanimous vote of 104, the slate below has officially been elected! New Board Members take their seats on July 1, 2021.

Nonprofit and Philanthropic organizations are voting members of Together SC, and as such are invited to vote for members of the Board of Directors who will lead Together SC in the years ahead.

The Governance Committee has nominated and the Board has approved a slate of three nominees for a first term and four nominees for a second term, listed at the bottom of this page. You may view each nominee's bio by clicking "View Profile".

Together SC's bylaws require that:

  1. The Board is to have no more than 21 and no less than 11 members. The Board, with the nominees below, will have 16 members on July 1, 2021.
  2. A majority of Board Members be senior staff of 501(c)3 organizations. The Board, with the nominees below, will be 81% 501(c)3 staff, on July 1, 2021.
  3. The slate be approved by a majority of a quorum of 10 percent of voting members. Each active nonprofit member organization has one vote. 

The link to the Ballot will be emailed to the primary contact on the member record of Nonprofit and Philanthropic members.

Ballots will be accepted from Wednesday May 26, 2021, until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

If you should have received that email, but did not, please contact Together SC staff

New Board Members will take office on July 1, 2021.

We have set our sights on becoming one of the best statewide nonprofit networks in the country. We seek your involvement to help make that happen.
 
Thank you for your continued support of and participation with Together SC. 

2021 Board Candidates

These are the candidates for Together SC's 2021 Board of Directors Election. Balloting is open from May 24, 2021 until June 7, 2021. If you did not receive a ballot and should have, please contact Benjamin Bullock at benjamin@togethersc.org.
Shawn Edwards

Shawn Edwards

SPHR, SHRM-SCP

CEO, Solutions by Shawn Edwards

1st Term - 2021 - 2024

Darrin Goss

Darrin Goss

President & CEO, Coastal Community Foundation of SC

1st Term - 2021 - 2024

Spencer Scott

Spencer Scott

Executive Director, Florence County First Steps

1st Term - 2021 - 2024

Monroe Free

Monroe Free

President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County

2nd Term - 2021 - 2024

Erika Kirby

Erika Kirby

Executive Director, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

2nd Term - 2021 - 2024

Tamela Spann

Tamela Spann

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Hollingsworth Funds

2nd Term - 2021 - 2024

JoAnn Turnquist

JoAnn Turnquist

President/CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation

2nd Term - 2021 - 2024