Category Archives: Government

CofC alumna Madeleine Westerhout has role in Trump White House

College of Charleston alumna Madeleine Westerhout ’13 has been tapped to serve as a member of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s White House staff. Westerhout, who holds a bachelor’s degree from the College in political science, has been named Special Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the President. The Trump transition team announced Westerhout’s…
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Thomas elected chairman of Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently changed leadership with the election of a new commission chair, former Vice Chair Andy Thomas. Other changes in the commission include the election of former Secretary-Treasurer Teddy Manos to vice chair, and of Commissioner Collin Bruner to secretary-treasurer. Tom O’Rourke is CCPRC’s executive…
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USC President Harris Pastides elected board chairman of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

[caption id="attachment_21480" align="alignleft" width="224"] Dr. Harris Pastides, photo courtesy of University of South Carolina[/caption] University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides has been elected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors. Pastides began his one-year term on January 1, 2017. “I am delighted to have this opportunity to work with Executive Director Rick…
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