The Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association’s July meeting will include S.C. Senator Tom Davis as the guest speaker. Sen. Davis was elected to the South Carolina Senate, representing District 46, in 2008. He is a graduate of Furman University and received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. He has practiced law in Beaufort since 1985 at Harvey & Batty, P. A.
Before assuming his present office, he managed Governor Mark Sanford’s 2002 and 2006 gubernatorial campaigns; served in Governor Sanford’s administration as senior policy advisor, co-chief of staff, deputy chief of staff, chief of staff; and chaired the bi-state Jasper Port Negotiating Committee. Senator Davis presently serves on the Senate Committees on Rules, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Banking and Insurance, Education and Judiciary. He is married and has three daughters.
Subjects he has been requested to include in his discussion with our members include:
• How would you score the 2011 legislative session?
• What are the major items that remain to be addressed in future sessions?
• Status of correcting the Education Finance Act to better support Beaufort County public schools.
• Your evaluation of the economic health of the state.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held on Tuesday, July 12 at 8 AM at the Beaufort Realtor’s Association Headquarters (located in Palmetto Business Park to the rear of BB&T on Lady’s Island Drive).