Miriam Hair, Executive Director
Miriam came to the Association in 1985 and served as the deputy executive director for 10 years before becoming the organization’s fifth executive director in 2008. During her time at the Association, Miriam has been involved in the development of every major Association program including comprehensive training programs for elected officials and municipal staff, a nationally recognized technology partnership and a successful program that collects three types of business license taxes owed to cities and towns. Before joining the Association, Miriam worked in economic development for two years with the Upper Savannah Council of Governments. She earned both a bachelor's degree in recreation and parks administration and a master's in agricultural economics with an emphasis in resource and regional economics from Clemson University.
Contact Miriam through email at MHair@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1204. [View Picture]
Eric Budds, Deputy Executive Director
Eric joined the Association in 2010. He serves as deputy executive director and oversees the Association's affiliate groups, Main Street SC, field services and training programs. Previously, he served for 21 years as chief administrative officer in three South Carolina cities - Ridgeland, Walterboro and Newberry. During his tenure as a city manager, Eric served on the Association's board of directors as well as the board of trustees for the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund and SC Local Government Assurance Group programs.
 
Eric has a bachelor's degree in urban studies from the College of Charleston and a master's in public administration from the University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston.  Additionally, he holds a credentialed manager's designation from the International City/County Management Association and served as president of the South Carolina City/County Management Association in 2004.
Contact Eric through email at ebudds@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1228. [View Picture]
Reba Campbell, Deputy Executive Director
Reba joined the Association in 2005 and became deputy executive director in 2008. She oversees the Association's advocacy and communications programs. Reba has more than 25 years of experience in government relations, communications, management and policy development in South Carolina and Washington, DC. Before coming to the Association, Reba spent 10 years as vice president for government relations and communications at South Carolina ETV. Prior to ETV, Reba served as executive director of the Foundation at the SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, was a press secretary on Capitol Hill, and worked in national, state and local campaigns. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Reba has received state and national awards for grassroots advocacy, writing and communication outreach projects.
Contact Reba through email at RCampbell@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1245. [View Picture]
Melissa Brown, Collections Analyst
Melissa joined the Association in 1994 and worked as an administrative assistant. Melissa was promoted to junior staff associate for collection programs in 2007 to manage the Brokers Tax Collection Program. She also manages the Setoff Debt Collection Program and assists with the Insurance Tax Collection Program and the Telecommunications Tax Collection Program. Melissa is a graduate of the Strayer University with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
Contact Melissa through email at mbrown@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1201.
Virginia Butler, Business Systems Analyst
With 13 years experience in information technology, Virginia joined the Association in June, 2006. Virginia is responsible for recommending, implementing and overseeing the use and maintenance of systems that improve the association’s operations and delivery of services to member cities. Virginia holds a bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a certified Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute. She achieved the designation of Certified Government Chief Information Officer in 2009 through the SC Local Government Information Technology Education and Certification Program.
Contact Virginia through email at VButler@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1278.
Terri Camp, SCMIRF Claims Analyst
Terri Camp joined the Municipal Association in 2014 as a claims analyst. She is a graduate of Columbia College and has been a licensed, multiline adjuster for 28 years. Terri has worked in the legal industry as a paralegal and in the insurance industry as a staff and independent adjuster.  She has extensive experience that includes litigation in the trucking and transportation industry, tort matters, insurance fraud investigations, medical malpractice and product liability cases.  Before her employment with the Municipal Association, Terri was a senior consultant with the state Insurance Reserve Fund.         
Contact Terri through email at TCamp@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1272.
Melissa Carter, Research and Legislative Liaison
Melissa joined the Association's communications and advocacy department in 2007 and represents the interests of South Carolina cities and towns in the General Assembly providing research and testimony on issues related to the efficient and effective governance of SC municipalities. Melissa attended Mary Baldwin College and earned a bachelor's degree in history and a master's in business administration from USC. She brings more than 16 years of state government experience with the Budget and Control Board.
Contact Melissa through email at mcarter@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1251. [View Picture]
Sarita Chourey, Content Manager
Sarita joined the Municipal Association staff in 2016 and is responsible for ensuring content from all areas of the organization is used and shared as efficiently and effectively as possible. Sarita is the editor of the monthly newsletter, Uptown, and other Association publications, handbooks, enewsletters and printed materials. Sarita came to the Association after eight years with Morris News Service where she was the South Carolina State House bureau chief and multimedia reporter/blogger for a variety of papers in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. She has a master's degree in communications from Stanford University and a bachelor's in journalism from Indiana University.
Contact Sarita through email at SChourey@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1206.
Elizabeth Copeland, Junior Staff Associate for Affiliate Services
Elizabeth joined the Association in 2013. She provides support for four of the affiliate programs offered by the Association. Before coming to the Association, she was the office manager at Pennington Law Firm, LLC. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in early childhood education from the University of South Carolina.
Contact Elizabeth through email at ECopeland@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1257.
Caitlin Cothran, Assistant Manager for Collection Programs
Caitlin joined the Association 2016 as the assistant manager of the Collections Department. Previously, she was the city administrator of Landrum, SC. Caitlin earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies and political science from Clemson University and a master's degree in public administration with an emphasis in local government and urban studies from the College of Charleston.
Contact Caitlin through email at CCothran@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4786.
Krystal Dailey, Information Technology Manager
Krystal joined the Association in 2000. She manages all technology operations for the Association which includes planning, implementing, and maintaining all voice, data and network computer systems. She also provides technical assistance to the Association staff. Krystal has an associate degree in computer technology with a major in telecommunications systems management from Midlands Technical College. She achieved the designation of Certified Government Chief Information Officer in 2009 through the SC Local Government Information Technology Education and Certification Program. Previously, she worked with the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department and Richland County School District One.
Contact Krystal through email at KDailey@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1249.
Deanna Davis, Senior SCMIRF Claims Adjuster
Deanna joined the Municipal Association in 2016 as a senior adjuster. She has more than 12 years of claims handling experience and has worked in both the private and public sectors. Prior joining the Association, Deanna was a senior consultant with the South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund. She has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Claflin University and a masters' degrees in management and human resources management from Webster University. She also obtained the Senior Claims Law Associate designation from the American Educational Institute, Inc.
Contact Deanna through email at DDavis@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1242.
Tony DesChamps, Senior SCMIT Claims Adjuster
Tony joined the Municipal Association as a senior adjuster in 2014. He has more than 23 years of experience as a Workers’ Compensation claims adjuster with the last three years managing high exposure claims in the Resolution Claims Unit for QBE North America for the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Tony also served on the board for Kids Chance of South Carolina through the Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Contact Tony through email at TDesChamps@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1266.
Casey Fields, Manager for Municipal Advocacy
Casey joined the Association in 2006. She is responsible for the Association’s grassroots strategy for legislative issues and is the organization’s primary contact with the news media. Previously, she was the legislative liaison at South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness and advocacy and public awareness coordinator at the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Casey is a graduate of the College of Charleston and holds a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina in social work and public administration.
Contact Casey through email at Cfields@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1256. [View Picture]
Urica Floyd, Staff Associate for Distance Learning
Urica joined the Municipal Association in 2011 and is responsible for distance learning and training programs. She came to the Association from South Carolina ETV, where she worked for nine years as a multimedia producer and web project leader. Urica earned a bachelor’s of fine arts from Clemson University and a master’s of media arts from the University of South Carolina.
Contact Urica through email at ufloyd@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4754.
Susan Gainey, Collections Analyst
Susan joined the Association in 2004 as an intern for the Finance department. In 2007, she was hired as junior staff associate for collection programs. Currently she manages the Telecommunications Tax Collection Program. She also assists with the Brokers Tax Collection Program, the Insurance Tax Collection Program and the Setoff Debt Collection Program. Susan is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor's degree in English and a minor in public relations.
Contact Susan through email at SGainey@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1255.
Amy Gillian, RMS Financial Assistant
Amy joined the Association in 2011. She works as a financial assistant for the Risk Management Services area. She previously worked as an administrative assistant for the Advocacy and Communications department for three years. Prior to joining the Association, Amy worked with Capital City Holding Company, Inc. and Davis-Garvin Agencies for 20 years as an administrative assistant.
Contact Amy through email at AGillian@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4774.
Joy Gloster, Technology Operations Specialist
Joy joined the Association in 2008. She is a University of South Carolina graduate with bachelor's degrees in finance and insurance/risk management with a minor in criminal justice. In 2012, she received a master's in business administration from the University of South Carolina. She also received associate designations in risk management for public entities and information technology from the Insurance Institute of America. Joy provides technical support to members of the Risk Management Services programs.
Contact Joy through email at JGloster@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1289.
Jennifer Gray, Financial Manager for Risk Management Services
Jennifer joined the Association in 2013 as a part-time accountant in the finance department. In 2015, she became the financial manager for Risk Management Services. She is a CPA and earned her bachelor's degree in accounting from Georgia College and State University. She has more than 25 years of accounting experience as a tax preparer and auditor of governmental and nonprofit agencies. Jennifer has also held the position of finance director for a public school district and a private school in Macon, Georgia.
Contact Jennifer through email at JGray@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1260.
Sue Grist, Senior SCMIT Claims Adjuster
Sue joined the Municipal Association as a senior adjuster in 2014. However, she has worked on the SC Municipal Insurance Trust account since 2002 as an adjuster with Companion Third Party Administrators.
Contact Sue through email at SGrist@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1269.
Ashleigh Hair, Administrative Assistant
Ashleigh joined the Association in 2015. She has 12 years of administrative and paralegal experience working in the legal field. Ashleigh graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications. She provides administrative support to the Advocacy and Communications Department.
Contact Ashleigh through email at AHair@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1288.
Venyke Harley, Loss Control Manager
Venyke joined the Association in 2014 to provide risk management and technical assistance to the members of the SC Municipal Insurance Trust and the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund. Prior to becoming the loss control manager for risk management services, she served as the human resources director for Orangeburg County. She has more than 14 years of human resources and risk management experience in both the public and private sectors. She earned her Professional in Human Resources certification from the HR Certification Institute. Venyke holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Claflin University.
Contact Venyke through email at VHarley@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1210. [View Picture]
Joan Haynes, Underwriting Specialist
Joan Haynes joined the Municipal Association in 2015. She provides underwriting technical support for the workers' compensation and property and liability insurance programs offered through the Association. Previously, she worked for three years as an assistant underwriter in the commercial insurance lines for SeaBright Insurance and for four years with Wainwright Bank and Trust in Boston, MA as a staff accountant and commercial loan credit associate. Joan has her associate degree from Massachusetts Bay Community College and is working on her bachelor's degree in finance from Northeastern University.
Contact Joan through email at JHaynes@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4755.
Meredith Houck, Creative Services and Website Manager
Meredith joined the Association in 2008. Previously, she was the communications director for the Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina. Meredith is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in visual communications. Meredith manages the Association's website and directs the creative and design of the Association's various publications, affiliates and events.
Contact Meredith through email at mhouck@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1215.
Ken Ivey, Conference Manager
Having worked 11 years in the hospitality industry, Ken joined the Association in 2005. Ken brings a strong background in the food and beverage industry to the Association as well as experience working with meeting planners from around the country as both a catering manager and director of sales. Most recently, he worked for the Hilton in Greenville, SC, as its sales manager. He grew up in Marion, SC, and graduated from Francis Marion University with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre.
Contact Ken through email at kivey@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1205. [View Picture]
Myan Jencks, Administrative Assistant
Myan joined the Association in 2008. Myan has 15 years administrative experience with various companies. She provides administrative support to the Brokers Tax Collection Program, Insurance Tax Collection Program, Setoff Debt Collection Program and Telecommunications Tax Collection Program.
Contact Myan through email at mjencks@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1229.
Sara Johnson, Staff Associate for Affiliate Services
Sara joined the Municipal Association in 2014. She provides support for four of the affiliate programs offered by the Association. Previously, Sara was the executive director of alumnae relations at Columbia College. Prior to that, Sara worked for eight years as a constituent services specialist for U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. Sara is a graduate of Columbia College with a bachelor’s degree in English.
Contact Sara through email at SJohnson@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1240.
Meredith Kaiser, Loss Control Consultant
Meredith joined the Association in 2009. She provides risk management and technical assistance to members of the Association's SC Municipal Insurance Trust and the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund. She has more than 16 years of experience in the insurance field and earned an associate degree in risk management for public entities. Meredith serves on the board of the South Carolina Public Risk Management Association. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and holds a bachelor's degree in biology.
Contact Meredith through email at mkaiser@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1279. [View Picture]
Brenda Kegler, SCMIT Associate Claims Adjuster
Brenda joined the Association in 2014, as associate claims adjuster. Prior to joining the Association, Brenda was employed with Sedgwick Claims Management and Companion Third Party Administrators. She has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry working in property and liability, and Workers’ Compensation. Brenda graduated from Cowley Saint John in Oxford, England.
Contact Brenda through email at BKegler@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1268.
Brenda Kyzer, Manager for Collection Programs
Brenda is the manager of the Collections Department. Previously, she worked for the City of Columbia’s Business Licensing Department for 21 years, holding the positions of business license administrator, supervisor, auditor and inspector.  She previously worked for the Municipal Association from 2000 – 2007 in the Collections Department.  Brenda is a past president of the SC Business Licensing Officials Association and served on the ABL/MBL accreditation program review committee. 
Contact Brenda through email at BKyzer@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1238.
Beppie LeGrand, Main Street SC Manager
Beppie joined the Association in 1995. She provides community development and downtown revitalization technical assistance for Main Street South Carolina. Before joining the staff, she worked with the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism for 11 years where she served as the investment development coordinator and a project developer. She served on a five-person team established to support the South Carolina Heritage Corridor. Beppie has a bachelor's degree in history with an emphasis on southern studies from the University of South Carolina. She currently serves as chair of the National Main Street Coordinators Executive Committee and sits on the board of directors for National Main Street Center, Inc., a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Contact Beppie through email at BLegrand@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1231. [View Picture]
Amy Lindler, Technology Operations Manager
Amy began working at the Association in 2002. She is responsible for implementing and overseeing risk management systems, web-based member portals and other initiatives that helps deliver information to members. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a double major in marketing and entrepreneurial management, Amy received an associate degree in risk management for public entities from the Insurance Institute of America and a master's in public administration from the University of South Carolina.
Contact Amy through email at ALindler@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1271. [View Picture]
Cindy Martellini, Claims Manager
Before joining the Association in 2007, Cindy spent seven years working for Sedgwick and Companion as both a claims adjuster and a claims supervisor on the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund. As claims manager, Cindy oversees both the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund and the SC Municipal Insurance Trust. She works as a liaison for the members. Cindy is a graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in administrative management. She also earned a master’s degree in business administration from Strayer University in Washington, D.C. Cindy holds the Associate in Claims designation from the Insurance Institute of America and the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation from The American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.
Contact Cindy through email at cmartellini@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1235. [View Picture]
Connie Martin, Senior Adjuster - SCMIRF
Connie joined the Municipal Association in 2010 as senior adjuster. Prior to that, she worked on the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund's account as a claims supervisor and adjuster with Companion Third Party Administrators. Connie has more than 20 years of experience as a multiline adjuster. She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and past president of the Columbia Claims Association. She obtained  the Associate in Claims designation from the Insurance Institute of America.
Contact Connie through email at cmartin@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1262.
Shirley Miller, Financial Manager
Shirley joined the Association in 2002. She oversees the Solomon accounting system and supervises the accounts payable and receivable functions, financial report development and financial reporting, and accounting for the Association, SC Association of Municipal Power Systems and Gervais Street Associates. She is a CPA and has earned her master's in business administration as well as the Fellow Life Management Institute designation. Shirley previously worked with the Tidwell Agency, Inc., a multi-line independent insurance agency, as office manager. Prior to that position, she spent more than 10 years in accounting, financial reporting and project management for Colonial Life.
Contact Shirley through email at SMiller@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1226.
Lynn Miller, Accounts Payable Coordinator
Lynn joined the Association in 2007. She provides accounts payable support to the Finance Department. Lynn previously worked with Shealy Electrical Wholesalers. Prior to that position, she spent 12 years with Richtex/Hanson Brick.
Contact Lynn through email at Lmiller@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1232.
Lea Ann Mitchell, Administrative Assistant
Lea Ann joined the Association in 2008. She has 10 years of administrative experience with Capital City Holding Company, Inc. and Davis Garvin Agencies. She provides administrative support for SC Municipal Human Resource Association, SC Association of Stormwater Managers, SC Community Development Association, SC Municipal Attorneys Association, Municipal Court Administration Association of SC and Municipal Technology Association of SC.
Contact Lea Ann through email at lmitchell@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1254.
Fremont Nelson, Information Technology Support Specialist
Fremont joined the Association in 2011, bringing 10 years of experience in information technology.  He is responsible for providing end user information technology support for internal and external customers, analyzing data, creating queries and conducting quality assurance analysis.  Before coming to the Association, Fremont spent six years in public television as a senior applications analyst at South Carolina ETV. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of South Carolina and a certificate in local area network technology from Midlands Technical College.
Contact Fremont through email at fnelson@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1236.
Stephanie O'Cain, Chief Financial Officer
Stephanie joined the Association in 1999 and directs all finance and accounting functions of the Municipal Association and its affiliates, as well as Gervais Street Associates and Municipal Insurance Services. She is a CPA and earned bachelor's degrees in both accounting and business administration from Columbia College. Prior to joining the Association, she worked as an auditor and consultant for local accounting firms and was associated in such roles with the Association for approximately nine years.
Contact Stephanie through email at SOcain@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1234. [View Picture]
Jodi Pendris, Financial Specialist
Jodi joined the Association in 2015. She has nine years of experience in payroll processing, bookkeeping and tax reporting. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Trinity College in Vermont and an advanced accounting certificate from Champlain College. Jodi processes payroll, handles accounts receivable and completes other finance duties for the Association.
Contact Jodi through email at JPendris@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1211.
Summer Randall, Operations Manager
Summer joined the Municipal Association in 2011 and is responsible for human resources and facility management for the Association. She came to the Association from South Carolina Bank and Trust, where she worked for three years in Human Resources. Summer earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of Charleston and holds a PHR certification.
Contact Summer through email at srandall@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1248.
Heather Ricard, Director of Risk Management Services
Joining the Association in 2005, Heather directs the Association's insurance programs -- the SC Municipal Insurance Trust and the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund and the Association's retiree health care program, the SC Other Retirement Benefits Employer Trust. Prior to becoming the director of risk management services, Heather served as the risk management chief financial officer for more than five years. From 1996 to 2005, Heather worked for the City of Vacaville, CA. Heather serves on the board of directors of both the National League of Cities Mutual Insurance Company and the SC Self Insurers Association. She is a CPA and graduate of the University of South Carolina. She received her master's degree in business administration from California State University.
Contact Heather through email at hricard@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1258. [View Picture]
Jeff Shacker, Field Services Manager
Jeff joined the Association in 2013 and provides technical and support services to the municipalities of the Appalachian, Catawba, Central Midlands and Upper Savannah Councils of Governments regions. Jeff also is the staff liaison for the Municipal Finance Officers, Clerks and Treasurers Association and the Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Institute. Prior to joining the Association, he served as a Geographic Information Systems analyst and regional planner with the Upper Savannah Council of Governments and as an economic development coordinator, assistant city manager and, most recently, city manager with the City of Newberry. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of South Carolina.
Contact Jeff through email at JShacker@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4750. [View Picture]
Scott Slatton, Legislative and Public Policy Advocate
Scott’s role on the legislative team focuses on researching, analyzing and reporting on long-range municipal legislative proposals and building relationships and strategies for implementing these proposals. His career includes experience as a political writer on Capitol Hill, work as a human resource and information technology director, as a town manager in North Carolina and as a city manager in South Carolina. Scott received bachelor's degrees in history and political science from Winthrop University and a master’s degree in public administration from George Mason University. 
Contact Scott through email at sslatton@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1203. [View Picture]
Janice Smith, Administrative Assistant
Janice joined the Association in 2013. She provides administrative support for Risk Management Services. Janice previously worked as the receptionist for the Association for two years. She has more than 20 years of diversified administrative experience with the federal government in several stateside and overseas positions.
Contact Janice through email at JSmith@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1237.
Leigh Stoner, Underwriting Manager
Joining the Association in 2008, Leigh is responsible for underwriting the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund and SC Municipal Insurance Trust Fund. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in risk management and insurance, Leigh has also received the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation from the Insurance Institute of America. Leigh has more than 20 years experience in the insurance industry including underwriting, marketing and management. 
Contact Leigh through email at lstoner@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4752. [View Picture]
Christine Sumter, Administrative Assistant
Christine Sumter joined the Association in 2008. She is working toward her degree in public relations at Columbia College. Christine has more than 15 years of administrative experience in both the private and public sector, with the majority of her professional experience earned working with The Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC. She provides administrative support for Hometown Legislative Action Day, the Association's Annual Meeting, SC Utility Billing Association and Main Street SC.
Contact Christine through email at csumter@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1208.
Bill Taylor, Field Services Manager
Bill provides technical and support services to those municipalities located in the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester, Lowcountry, Lower Savannah, Pee Dee, Santee-Lynches and Waccamaw Councils of Governments regions.  He joined the Association in 2010 after more than 33 years of local government experience throughout South Carolina, including economic development director for the Upper Savannah Council of Governments, community development director and assistant city administrator for the City of Lancaster, and most recently, 29 years as town administrator for the Town of Cheraw.  Bill has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Clemson University and a master’s in public administration from the University of Georgia.
Contact Bill through email at btaylor@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4751. [View Picture]
Tigerron Wells, Government Affairs Liaison
Tiger joined the Association’s Communications and Advocacy department in 2013.  Tiger practiced law for nine years before joining the Association where he advocates on behalf of the 270 cities and towns of South Carolina before the General Assembly.  Tiger graduated with honors from Morehouse College with a bachelor of science in Mathematics, and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia before returning to his hometown of Columbia, SC.
Contact Tigerron through email at TWells@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1270. [View Picture]
Todd Williams, Public Safety Loss Control Consultant

Todd joined the Municipal Association staff in 2015 as public safety loss control consultant for Risk Management Services. He provides loss control support for the Association's two risk management programs—the SC Municipal Insurance Trust and the SC Municipal Insurance and Risk Financing Fund. Todd previously worked as the risk manager for Orangeburg County. Prior to that, he worked for 15 years as a law enforcement officer for both the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Orangeburg County, achieving the rank of lieutenant. In addition, Todd worked for 18 years as a part-time paramedic crew chief, hazardous materials technician and rescue technician with the Orangeburg County's Emergency Services Department.

Contact Todd through email at TWilliams@masc.sc or by phone at 803.354.4764.
Rem Williams, Senior SCMIRF Claims Adjuster
Rem joined the Association in 2015 as a senior claims adjuster. Prior to that, he worked for RJMW Claim Services as the senior general adjuster for the central South Carolina. He also worked for Seibel's Insurance Technology & Services as a property adjuster servicing South Florida claims. Rem has more than 10 years of experience as a multiline adjuster.
Contact Rem through email at RWilliams@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1253.
Margie Wingard, Administrative Assistant

Margie joined the Association in 2017 and provides administrative support to the education and training programs. Previously, she worked for the University of South Carolina for 10 years as an administrative assistant and training coordinator. Margie is a graduate of University of South Carolina with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

Contact Margie through email at mwingard@masc.sc or by phone at 803-933-1276.

Contact Margie through email at MWingard@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1276.
Mike Woodall, Senior SCMIT Claims Adjuster
Mike joined the Municipal Association as a senior adjuster in 2014. He has more than 19 years of experience as a workers’ compensation claims adjuster with the last 14 years managing workers’ compensation claims for the Uninsured Employers’ Fund for the State of South Carolina. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in finance. 
Contact Mike through email at MWoodall@masc.sc or by phone at 803.933.1265.
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