Federal Legislative Briefing with Sen. Tim Scott's Office

Update on Federal issues impacting nonprofits

Friday, July 29, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
Please Register for Zoom Link
Category: Advocacy Allies

Together SC members join us for a federal legistaive update focusing on nonprofit-specific issues, including the Universal Charitable Tax Deduction, ERTC expansion for nonprofits, Opportunity Zone-related topics, and more.

GP McLeer and Chynna Phillips, facilitator and Leadership Team Chair respectively for Together SC's Advocacy Allies, will host Luis Reyes, the Deputy Legislative Assistant for Senator Tim Scott.

We've allocated a full 90 minutes to this discussion, so please bring your questions.

As a Peer Network event, this call is only open to those who work with Together SC member organizations. You must be logged on to register for this Zoom call.


Luis Reyes


Mr. Reyes works on Small Business issues for Senator Scott and has been working in the office since 2020. He received a Master’s Degree from George Washington University. He is originally from Southern California, where he attended the University of California, Irvine for his bachelors and began his career working for former Congresswoman Mimi Walters (CA-45).

Attendees (79)

Devon Andrews

Director of Partnerships and Engagement

Charleston Parks Conservancy

Nate Barber


SC Community Loan Fund



Heart Of Life

Jabari Bodrick

Director, Education and Resiliency

United Way of the Midlands

Debra Buffkin

Executive Director

Winyah Rivers Alliance

Benjamin Bullock

Vice President & COO

Together SC

Charlene Cheeks


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate

Meghan Daniel

Marketing & Development Manager

Trent Hill Center for Children and Families

Susan DeVenny


Arras Foundation

Hannah Dixon



Sally Ehrenfried

Principal, Government Relations


Phillip Ford

Advocacy & Policy Consultant


Sandy Furnell

Grant Writer

Miracle Hill Ministries

Lauren Gellatly

Director of Operations

Lowcountry Local First

Tiffany Gourley-Carter

Policy Counsel

National Council of Nonprofits

Dylan Gunnels

Executive Director

Haven Home Foundation (Haven Home)

Beverly Hardin

Chief Executive Officer

Carolina Youth Development Center

Kathryn Harvey


Neue South Collective

Dodi Hodges

Executive Director

Palmetto Literacy Council

Amy Holbert

Chief Executive Officer

Family Connection of SC

Melissa Huff

Executive Director


Kimberly Humphrey

GCS Relations Associate

Richland County Government and Community Services

Angelina Hunt


Freedom Readers

Catie Hutchison

AmeriCorps Program Director

Palmetto Conservation Foundation

Sarah Kelley

Chief Operating Officer

New Morning

Alecia Klauk

Executive Director

Chapin We Care Center

Janie Lackman

Director of Development

Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of Beaufort

Millicent Lann

Development & Outreach Coordinator

Justice 360

Maurice Lawyer

Chief of Operations

The Legacy Foundation of SC

Nancy Lee

Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity South Carolina

Carmen Levitt

Director of Administrative Affairs

Spartanburg Academic Movement

Terri Lottchea

Operations Manger

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Lowndes Macdonald

Chief Development Officer

New Morning

Michelle Mapp

Equal Justice Works Law Fellow

American Civil Liberties Union of SC Foundation

Sue Martin

Executive Director

Bleeding Disorders of South Carolina

Dana McConnell

Executive Director

Center for Developmental Services (CDS)

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Viktoria McKenna

Development Director

Ezekiel Ministries

GP McLeer


Pecan Public Relations

Sarai Melendez

Board Member

Hispanic Alliance

Marie-Louise Moreto


Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Committee

Richard Moses

Chief Community Relations Officer

SC Thrive

La Ruchala Murphy

Arts Industry Director

South Carolina Arts Commission

Whitney Nicholson

Director of Programs & Community Development

Food Bank of Greenwood County

Emilee O'Brien

Director of Advocacy

United Way of the Piedmont

Cheryl O'Donnell

Executive Director

Florence Crittenton Programs of SC

Chynna A. Phillips

Senior Director of Policy and Research

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Shelli D Quenga

Director of Programs

Palmetto Project, Inc.

Stig Rasmussen

Compliance Manager

Fact Forward

Katie Reams

United Way Association of SC

Richard Reams

Director of Marketing and Development

Palmetto Community Care

Brooke Robertson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Neue South Collective

Luanne Rodgers

Chief Philanthropy and Mission Advancement Officer

Windwood Family Services

Tanya Rodriguez-Hodges

Executive Director

Latino Communications CDC

Catherine Schumacher


Public Education Partners

Brenda Shaw

Chief Development Officer

Lowcountry Food Bank

Nicole Sheppard

Triple P Director

Greenville First Steps

Katy Smith

Executive Director

Greater Good Greenville

Meg Stanley

Executive Director


Lindy Studds

Executive Director

Rape Crisis Center of Horry & Georgetown Counties

David Thompson

National Council of Nonprofits

Alex Tovar

Hispanic Affairs Program Coordinator

SC Commission for Minority Affairs

Chet Tucker

Executive Director

SC Alliance of YMCAs

Natalia Valenzuela Swanson

Program Director, Healthy Eating & Active Learning

Mary Black Foundation

Brett Wadford

Director of Development

Center for Heirs' Property Preservation

Donna Waites

Vice President of Programs

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Henry Well

Executive Director

South Carolina Cancer Alliance

Alayna Wells

Special Projects Coordinator

CommunityWorks Carolina

Andrea White

Executive Director

Food Bank of Greenwood County

Bett Williams

Children's Trust of SC

Kimberly Witherspoon

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Henrietta Woodward

Executive Director

Community First Land Trust

Andrew Wylam


Pandemic Patients

Greta Young

Executive Director

The Parenting Place

4 Other Registered Attendees
Chynna A. Phillips

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