Meeting Information

Executive Committee Meeting 

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: BB&T Building (Capitol Center)

1201 Main Street, 16th floor

Columbia, SC 29201



Welcome and Introductions

Bill Bethea, Chairman


Introduction of Members of the Press

Charlie Farrell, Executive Coordinator


Report from Military Communities

Beaufort — Jim Wegmann

Charleston — Mary Graham

Columbia — Col. Dan Beatty

Sumter — Steve Creech

S.C. National Guard — MG Robert Livingston


Report on 2016 Legislative Session and 2017 Initiatives

Bill Bethea


Update on Progress of Website Re-do

Allison Caldwell


Update on Draft of Strategic Plan

Haidee Stith and Charlie Farrell


Update on Status of Draft of 2017 Economic Impact Study

Dr. Joey Von Nessen


Update on Status of Veterans Study Committee

Bill Bethea


Update on Task Force Staffing and Office Relocation

Charlie Farrell


Executive Session to Consider Contractual Matters

Bill Bethea


Return to Open Session

Bill Bethea


Consideration of Community Support Grants

Bill Bethea


Information Items

Bill Bethea


Next meeting of the Executive Committee – March 15, 2017

Next meeting of the Full Task Force – April 28, 2017 (Tentative)

Governor’s Base Commanders Meeting – December, 2017 (Tentative)