Commissioner Gene Branham (Dist. 5) passed the Chairman’s gavel to Commissioner Tony Cox (Dist. 7) at the conclusion of the January meeting.
“I’m honored to serve again as the Chairman of the Commission,” said Cox in a press release. “We’re making tremendous progress on our Strategic 10-Year Plan, and we will continue working hard on behalf of the people of South Carolina.”
Commissioner Cox joined the Commission in 2017. He has previously served as Chairman and Vice Chairman. He is a real estate professional with 40 years of experience. He recently retired as the executive vice president at Burroughs and Chapin Co., Inc. in Myrtle Beach.
Commissioner Pam Christopher (Dist. 3) was elected to serve as Vice-Chairman. Commissioner Christopher joined the SCDOT Commission in 2020. She is the President and CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce.
SCFOR thanks Commissioner Branham for his leadership as Chairman over the past year, and we look forward to continuing to work with him. Congratulations to Chairman Cox and Vice-Chairman Christopher! We look forward to working with them in their new roles.