University Governance

Board of Trustees Clemson University, Clemson SC

The University is governed by a 13-member Board of Trustees, including seven successor members as provided by the will of Thomas G. Clemson and six elected by the state legislature. The board is responsible for setting policy and approving budgets and expenditures. The University's day-to-day operations are administered by the president; the chief financial officer; and vice presidents for academic affairs and provost, research, student affairs, public service and agriculture, and advancement.

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Clemson University Board of Trustees

McKissick

E. Smyth McKissick III, Chairman
CEO, Alice Manufacturing Company, Inc.
P. O. Box 369
Easley, SC 29641
864-859-6323
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Lee

Ronald (Ronnie) D. Lee, Vice Chair
Ronald D. Lee, DMD, P.C.
1316 Pine Log Rd.
Aiken, SC 29803
803-642-8678
term expires 2020
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Dukes

David E. Dukes
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Meridian, 17th Floor
1320 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-255-9451
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Lynn

Louis B. Lynn
President, ENVIRO AgScience, Inc.
P.O. Box 23285
Columbia, SC 29224
803-714-7290
term expires 2020
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McAbee

Patricia (Patti) H. McAbee
101 Covey Hill Court
Greenville, SC 29615
term expires 2022
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McCarter

John N. (Nicky) McCarter Jr.
President, Defender Services, Inc.
P.O.Box 1775
Columbia, SC 29202
803-776-4220
term expires 2022
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Peeler

Robert (Bob) L. Peeler
Manager, Community and Municipal Relations
Waste Management Inc.
125 Scarlet Oak Way
Lexington, SC 29072
803-744-3361
term expires 2020
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Cheri M. Phyfer, Board of Trustee, Clemson University Clemson SC

Cheri M. Phyfer
President, Future Brands Global Plumbing Group
30708 Lake Road
Bay Village, OH 44110
440-455-1403
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Richardson

Mark S. Richardson
Owner, MAR Real Estate, LLC
729 North Shore Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
704-618-0061
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Smith

William (Bill)  C. Smith Jr.
CEO, Red Rock Developments
P.O. Box 11747
Columbia, SC 29211
803-779-3025
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Swann

Joseph (Joe) D. Swann
President, Retired, Rockwell Automation Power Systems
22 Craigwood Court
Greenville, SC 29607
864-277-1071
term expires 2022
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Wilkerson

Kim Wilkerson
President, South Carolina Bank of America
329 Tamwood Circle
Cayce, SC 29033
803-553-0204
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Wilkins

David H. Wilkins
Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
2 West Washington Street
Suite 400
Greenville, SC 29601
864-250-2231
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Trustees Emeriti

J.J. Britton
Sumter Family Health Center
P.O. Box 250
Sumter, SC 29151
803-774-4500

Leon (Bill) J.  Hendrix Jr.
Chairman, Retired, Remington Arms Company
340 Surfsong Road
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
843-243-8243

Harold D. (Doug) Kingsmore
201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Thomas (Tom) B. McTeer Jr.
President
McTeer Real Estate, Inc.
P.O. Box 11923
Columbia, SC 29211
803-254-6260

Allen Wood
Retired
523 Wisteria Drive
Florence, SC 29501
843-665-2432