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Board of Directors

Santee Cooper is governed by a 12-member board of directors.

Candidates are appointed by the governor, deemed fully qualified by the Senate Public Utilities Review Committee and confirmed by the state Senate. The board includes directors representing each of the state's congressional districts; one from each of the three counties (Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry) where Santee Cooper serves retail customers directly; two directors with previous electric cooperative experience; and a chairman appointed at large.

Chairman <br>Columbia, S.C.
W. Leighton Lord III
Chairman
Columbia, S.C.


Director Lord is a partner in Nexsen Pruet law firm in Columbia.


1st Vice Chairman<br>1st Congressional District <br>Mount Pleasant, S.C.
William A. Finn
1st Vice Chairman
1st Congressional District
Mount Pleasant, S.C.


Director Finn is chairman of AstenJohnson Inc., a specialty textile company for the printing and papermaking industries based in Charleston.


2nd Vice Chairman <br> 4th Congressional District <br>Spartanburg, S.C.
Barry Wynn
2nd Vice Chairman
4th Congressional District
Spartanburg, S.C.


Director Wynn is president of Colonial Trust Company, a private trust company specializing in investment management and estate services


3rd Congressional District <br> Easley, S.C.
Kristofer Clark
3rd Congressional District
Easley, S.C.


Director Clark is a broker with Easlan Capital and owner of Pristine Properties LLC.


7th Congressional District <br> Conway, S.C.
Merrell W. Floyd
7th Congressional District
Conway, S.C.


Director Floyd retired in 2005 as staff coordinator at Horry Electric Cooperative.


6th Congressional District <br> Manning, S.C.
J. Calhoun Land IV
6th Congressional District
Manning, S.C.


Director Land is a partner in Land, Parker & Welch, a general practice firm in Manning.


At-Large <br>Clemson, S.C.
Stephen H. Mudge
At-Large
Clemson, S.C.


Director Mudge is the co-founder, president and CEO of Serrus Capital Partners Inc., a Greenville, S.C.-based real estate investment firm.


Berkeley County <br> Moncks Corner, S.C.
Peggy H. Pinnell
Berkeley County
Moncks Corner, S.C.


Director Pinnell is the owner of the Peggy H. Pinnell Insurance Agency in Moncks Corner, a State Farm agency.


Georgetown County <br>Georgetown, S.C.
Dan J. Ray
Georgetown County
Georgetown, S.C.


Director Ray is president of DR Capital Group, a Pawleys Island-based financial advisory and investment company.


Horry County <br> Myrtle Beach, S.C.
David F. Singleton
Horry County
Myrtle Beach, S.C.


Director Singleton is president of Singleton Properties, a real estate investment and sales firm.


2nd Congressional District <br> Chapin, S.C.
Jack F. Wolfe Jr.
2nd Congressional District
Chapin, S.C.


Director Wolfe is a past president and CEO of the Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative in Lexington, S.C.