Taylor named to state counties’ board


Phillip M. Taylor Sr., the vice-chairman of Colleton County Council, has been elected to the South Carolina Association of Counties Board of Directors.

“It is an honor to be chosen and I’m looking forward to serving on the SCAC Board; it’s an excellent opportunity to expand advocacy and further address issues that impact Colleton County,” Taylor said regarding his election to the South Carolina Association of Counties Board of Directors.

Taylor was elected to Colleton County Council in 2011, representing Eastern District of the county. He was recently reelected to another four-year County Council term in the November general election.

He also currently holds a seat on the Lowcountry Regional Council of Governments, the Lowcountry Regional Airport Commission; The National Association of Counties (NACO) Community and Economic Development Steering Committee; the SCAC Land Use, Natural Resources and Transportation Policy Steering Committee; and a member of the Clemson University Extension Advisory Board.

The South Carolina Association of Counties is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization, and the only statewide organization representing county government in South Carolina. It is governed by a 29-member board of directors, composed of county officials from across South Carolina. Its membership, which includes all 46 counties, spans the spectrum from predominately urban to rural.

Taylor’s appointment runs until January 2023.


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