Extension Administration office
Office: 112B Barre Hall
Personal Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-thompson-3ba186125/
B.A. Criminal Justice and Public Relations
University of South Carolina 2014
Becca comes to Clemson Cooperative Extension from the South Carolina House of Representatives, where she served as the Research Analyst for the Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs Committee. She is a native of Anderson, SC and a graduate of the University of South Carolina.
While in school at the University of South Carolina, Becca worked as a Page in the SC House of Representatives. Reporting to the Sergeant at Arms, Mitch Dorman, she served as the liaison between the public and House Members handling time-sensitive messages and providing constituent services via phone.
Upon graduation, she began her career with the state of South Carolina at the Department of Health and Human Services. At HHS Becca specialized in process improvement within the Project Management Office along with workshop development and departmental organization.
From the Department of Health and Human Services Becca transferred agencies to the South Carolina House of Representatives. Becca served as both the Administrative Assistant and the Research Analyst for the Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental Affairs Committee under Representative David R. Hiott during her time with the House. Her work included many pivotal bills including topics such as poultry, waste management, trespasser responsibility, wildlife and natural resource management, and the passage of the Hemp Pilot Program among many other important legislative issues.
Extension and Outreach
Becca is the Administrator of the Clemson University Information Management System, CUMIS. CUMIS is used by each Extension Associate with a 25% or more appointment to Extension. CUMIS is the reporting mechanism for all programmatic efforts within Clemson Extension. The data within CUMIS is used to develop comprehensive reports and hold all of extension accountable for funds and services.