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Board of Directors

(Current as of January 31, 2015)
Rev. Richard F. Dozier
Northminister Presbyterian Church (Retired)
Board Chairman
Mr. C. Patrick Fowler
Financial Community Representative
Vice Chairmain
Councilman Sam Davis
Columbia City Councilman
District I
Mr. Benjamin D. Johnson
Business Representative
CB Richard Ellis
Mr. Milton Kimpson, Esq.
Business Representative
Mr. Lionel Howell
Business Representative
Mr. Kyle Sox
Business Development Representative
SC Department of Commerce
Mr. Chester Leaks
Banking/Financial Community Representative
TD Bank
Mrs. Kim Abbot
Higher Education Representative
Columbia International University
Ms. Joy Middleton, Esq.
Legal Community Representative

Ex-Officio Directors

Ms. Teresa Wilson, Ex-Officio
City Manager, City of Columbia
Mr. Jeff Palen, Ex-Officio
Assistant City Manager,City of Columbia
Mr. Cecil Hannibal, Ex-Officio
Interim Executive Director, Eau Claire Development Corporation
The executive director is responsible for leading and implementing various conservation and redevelopment efforts that positively impact the livelihood of Eau Claire/North Columbia - its residential neighborhoods, commercial businesses, aesthetic infrastructure and community impact.