Members of South Carolina’s work group include (in alphabetical order):
Melanie Barton, Columbia: Executive director, S.C. Education Oversight Committee.
Sue Berkowitz, Columbia: Executive director, South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.
Josh Bell, North Charleston: Executive director, Teach for America SC/\.
Joy Campbell, Columbia: Founder, S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Reba Campbell, Columbia: Deputy executive director, Municipal Association of South Carolina.
Wilbur Cave, Allendale: Executive director, Allendale County ALIVE, Inc.
Ted Creech, Columbia, director of external affairs, AT&T
Jim Darby, Summerton, former regional Council of Governments leader; currently an adviser with the Riley Institute.
Trip DuBard, Florence: Executive director, South Carolina Future Minds.
Tim Ervolina, Columbia: President, United Way Association of South Carolina.
Leo Fishman, Charleston, director, Center for a Better South (1938-2016).
Jenny Horne, Summerville: State representative and lawyer.
Tammy Ingram, Charleston: Assistant professor of history, College of Charleston.
Gibbs Knotts, Charleston: Chair, Department of Political Science, College of Charleston.
Bernie Mazyck, Summerville: President and CEO, S.C. Association of Community Development Corporations.
Doug Pardue, Charleston: Special projects reporter, The Post and Courier.
Clementa Pinckney, Ridgeland: S.C. senator and pastor of Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. (1973-2015)
Leo Richardson, Columbia: Director, Institute on Poverty and Deprivation.
Fred Sheheen, Camden: Senior consultant, USC Institute for Public Service and Policy Research, former executive director of the S.C. Commission on Higher Education.
Steve Skardon, Mount Pleasant: Executive director, Palmetto Project.
David Smalls, Walterboro: State director, Communities in Schools.
Katrina Spigner, Columbia: Senior program officer, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
George Stevens, Charleston: Executive director, Coastal Community Foundation.
Charles Weathers, Columbia: Leadership training, The Weathers Group.
Hugh Weathers, Orangeburg: Commissioner, S.C. Department of Agriculture.
Frank Wideman, Greenwood: Executive director, Self Family Foundation.