Dec 7-8, 2016
SC Beach Advocates 2nd Annual Meeting
Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, SC
February 2017 - Columbia, SC
SC Beach Advocates testify at Senate Beach Nourishment Hearing, advocating with one voice for dedicated beach preservation funding
Executive Director: Nicole Elko, Ph.D.
Chair: Mayor Tim Goodwin,
City of Folly Beach
Vice-Chair: Mayor Marilyn Hatley, City of N Myrtle Beach
Secretary: Blanche Brown, GM, DeBordieu Colony Community Association
Treasurer: Will Connor, Director MR&R, Kiawah Island Community Association
Mayor Patrick O'Neil, Town of Sullivan's Island
Sel Hemmingway, Administrator, Georgetown County
Iris Hill, Administrator, Town of Edisto Beach
Linda Lovvorn Tucker, Administrator, City of Isle of Palms
Identify and advocate for funding, research, and policy needs.
South Carolina's beaches provide critical habitat, protection from storms, and serve as one of the most vital economic engines in the state.
We need your participation to accomplish the following initiatives in the interest of the restoration and preservation of South Carolina’s beaches and inlets.
We aim to educate the public, governmental authorities, and elected officials as to the environmental, economic, and societal impact of South Carolina's beaches and inlets.
March 2017 - Columbia, SC
SC Beach Advocates testify at a joint hearing on Dedicated Funding for State Beach Preservation hosted by Sen Campsen and Rep Herbkersman. Vice-Chair, Mayor Marilyn Hatley below.