TCL announces new Area Commissioners, officers

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From staff reports

The Technical College of the Lowcountry Commission, the College’s governing board, recently elected William Small as Chair.

Small represents Hampton County and has an extensive background in higher education and economic development.

“Dr. Small’s leadership is evident as he is a passionate advocate for bringing educational and economic development opportunities to all communities in the Lowcountry,” TCL President Dr. Richard Gough said in a release.

Bill Bootle, representing Beaufort County, was re-elected Vice Chair, and Sheree Darien, representing Jasper County, was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer. David Smalls, representing Colleton County, also continues to serve on the Commission.

In addition, three Area Commissioners were recently appointed by S.C. Governor Henry McMaster:

– James Boozer represents Beaufort County. After graduating from the University of South Carolina and serving six years in the United States Air Force Reserve, Mr. Boozer served 29 years as the President/CEO of MCAS Beaufort Federal Credit Union. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity and has been very active in a number of area non-profits including the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Beaufort’s Military Enhancement Committee, Beaufort Charities and AMI Kids.

– Randy Dolyniuk represents Beaufort County and fills the seat vacated by the retirement of longtime TCL Commission Chair General Art Brown. Dolyniuk is a graduate of the University of Georgia and came to Hilton Head Island with Bankers Trust in 1981. He is the Founder and former Chairman, President and CEO of CoastalSouth Bankshares, Inc. Dolyniuk is active in the community and has served and/or chaired the Mitchelville Preservation Project, Beaufort County Economic Development Corp., Community Foundation of the Lowcountry and the TCL Foundation.

– Heath Duncan represents Beaufort County. Duncan grew up in Walterboro and graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. A registered Professional Engineer, Duncan currently serves as a Vice President with Ward