Board of Directors

The Public Education Partners Board of Directors is charged with stewarding and supporting PEP’s mission and strategic plan. Nominated by current members, our board members serve 3-year terms with the ability to be reelected for a second term. We strive to have a board that represents the diversity of our community. The board meets the third Tuesday of each month at noon.

2018 Board of Directors

Lee Yarborough – Propel HR – PEP Board Chair
Brent Williams – United Community Bank – PEP Board Treasurer
Dr. John Kaup – Furman University – PEP Board Chair-Elect
Dan Adams – The Capital Corporation
Nate Barrett – TD Bank
Jerry Blassingame – Soteria Community Development Corporation
Santora Bowling – Michelin North America, Inc.
Debbie Cotterman – Community Volunteer
Sean Dogan – Long Branch Baptist Church
Nathan Galbreath – Nelson & Galbreath LLC
Ed Good – Hampton Development Company, Inc.
Angie Gossett – BlueCross BlueShield of SC
Julio Hernandez – Clemson University
Greg Ingram – Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc.
Erwin Maddrey – Maddrey & Associates
Ana Parra – Hughes Agency
Catherine Schumacher – Schumacher Consulting, LLC
Dr. Susan Shi – Community Volunteer
Harriett Williams – Community Volunteer

EMERITI
Max Heller (1919-2011)
Hayne Hipp
Bill Page (1928-2015)

EX-OFFICIOS
Dr. Burke Royster – Superintendent, Greenville County Schools
Charles “Chuck” Saylors – Board of Trustees Chair, Greenville County Schools