The Technical College of the Lowcountry Commission, the College’s governing board, recently elected Dr. William Small as Chair. Dr. Small represents Hampton County and has an extensive background in higher education and economic development.
“Dr. Small’s leadership is evident as he is a passionate advocate for bringing educational and economic development opportunities to all communities in the Lowcountry,” TCL President Dr. Richard Gough said.
Mr. Bill Bootle, representing Beaufort County, was reelected Vice Chair, and Mrs. Sheree Darien, representing Jasper County, was reelected Secretary/Treasurer. Mr. David Smalls, representing Colleton County, also continues to serve on the Commission.
In addition, three Area Commissioners were recently appointed by S.C. Governor Henry McMaster:
- Mr. James Boozer represents Beaufort County and is a native of Columbia, S.C. After graduating from the University of South Carolina and serving six years in the United States Air Force Reserve, Mr. Boozer served 29 years as the President/CEO of MCAS Beaufort Federal Credit Union. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity and has been very active in a number of area non-profits including the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Beaufort’s Military Enhancement Committee, Beaufort Charities and AMI Kids.
- Mr. Randy Dolyniuk represents Beaufort County and fills the seat vacated by the retirement of longtime TCL Commission Chair General Art Brown. Mr. Dolyniuk is a native of Augusta, Ga., and a graduate of the University of Georgia. Mr. Dolyniuk came to Hilton Head Island with Bankers Trust in 1981. He is the Founder and former Chairman, President and CEO of CoastalSouth Bankshares, Inc. Mr. Dolyniuk is very active in the community and has served and/or chaired the Mitchelville Preservation Project, Beaufort County Economic Development Corp., Community Foundation of the Lowcountry and the TCL Foundation.
- Mr. Heath Duncan represents Beaufort County. Mr. Duncan grew up in Walterboro, S.C., and graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. A registered Professional Engineer, Mr. Duncan currently serves as a Vice President with Ward Edwards, Inc. in Bluffton, S.C. In addition to holding a number of professional registrations, he is active in business and community organizations throughout the Lowcountry.
For more information, please https://www.tcl.edu/about-tcl/tcl-commission/.
The Technical College of the Lowcountry is the region’s primary provider of higher education and workforce training. The public, two-year, multi-campus community college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. The college offers a variety of curricular programs including university transfer options, career and continuing education, online learning, and dual enrollment for area high school students. TCL has campuses in Beaufort, Bluffton and Hampton and serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties.
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