Board of Directors

Thank you for choosing to serve.


Our board members play a critical role in the governance of Black River United Way. The board is comprised of representatives from Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties who make important decisions leading to Black River United Way action and ultimately community results. The Board of Directors has legal and fiscal responsibilities as outlined in the governance policies.

Lori Beard, President

South State Bank

VP, Branch Manager

Andy Kunz, President Elect

Elliot – Phelan Law Office,


Candice Thompson, Secretary

Georgetown County Government,

Deputy Director of Economic Development

Pat Trombly, Treasurer

Smith, Sapp, Bookout, Crumpler & Calliham,

Senior Accountant

Chelice Waites, Asst. Treasurer

Georgetown County School District,

Property/Accounts Receivables Manager

Erin Hardwick Pate, Governance

Coastal Conservation League,

Program Director

Randy Hall, Marketing Chairperson

Wisdom Game, LLC


Lindsay Ann Thompson

Georgetown County School District,

Director of Compliance

Nicole Capalbo-Dingle

Nicole Dingle Design,

Owner/Interior Design

La-Dine Gamble

Williamsburg County Technical College

Grants Administrator

Andre Dorsey

Williamsburg County Government

Chief of Public Service