News Briefs

The National League of Cities named Town of Lexington Councilmember Kathy Maness its second vice president at the annual City Summit in Los Angeles. She will serve a one-year term. Maness is a past NLC board member and a past president of Women in Municipal Government, an NLC constituency group.

Members of the SC Association of Stormwater Managers recently elected their 2018 – 2019 board of directors. President Sheri Armstrong, Lexington County; Vice President Bonnie Miley, Town of Summerville; Secretary/Treasurer Scottie Ferguson, Pickens County; Member at Large Brian Bates, Woolpert, Inc.; and Immediate Past President Eric Larson, Beaufort County.

Members of the SC Business Licensing Officials Association recently elected their 2018 – 2019 board of directors. President Constance McMichael, Orangeburg County; Vice President Shaun Greenwood, City of Forest Acres; Secretary/Treasurer Pam Davis, Richland County; Members at Large Amyee Rogers, Town of Pendleton; Lakesha Shannon, City of Columbia; Barbara Wooster, Town of Hilton Head Island; and Past President Karen Proctor, City of Lancaster.

Members of the SC Municipal Finance Officers, Clerks and Treasurers Association recently elected their 2018 – 2019 board of directors. President Gregory Saxton, Town of Awendaw; Vice President David Seifert, City of Greer; Secretary/Treasurer Annette Moore, Town of St. George; Directors Amanda Childers, Town of Harleyville; Cammie Hayes, City of North Augusta; Erika Moore, City of Columbia; Joel Seavey, City of Clemson; and Past President Carrie Johnson, City of Orangeburg.

The Municipal Association of SC announced several staff changes. Meredith Houck, formerly the creative services and website manager, is now the communications manager; Tigerron Wells, formerly the government affairs liaison, is now the director of governmental affairs; Tony DesChamps, formerly the senior SCMIT claims adjuster, is now the SCMIT claims analyst; and Charlie Barrineau joined the staff in December as the field services manager for the coastal region.