Board of Trustees

Members of the GSSM Board of Trustees are appointed by statute and by the Governor's Office of the State of South Carolina. The Board is responsible for the school's operations and oversight according to its bylaws.

Robert (Bob) Brown
Integrated Systems, Inc.

B. Charmeka Childs

William Hudson Denny
Net3 Technology, Inc.

John Michael Florence
VP, HR, General Counsel & Secretary

Dennis Getter
Retired Businessman

Heyward Hilliard
Executive VP of Operations
HMR Veterans Services, Inc.

Dr. Rainey H. Knight
Director of Strategic Innovation
SC Education Oversight Committee

Barbara Melvin
Chief Operating Officer
South Carolina Ports Authority

Danny Dorsel, Secretary
Governor’s School for Science + Mathematics

Dr. Henry Tisdale
President Emeritus
Claflin University

Ex-Officio Members and Designees

Dr. Argentini Anderson – Designee for Dr. Rusty Monhollon
Assistant Director, Academic Affairs

Dr. Jane E. Joseph, PhD - Designee for USC Provost
Professor, Department of Neurosciences
Medical University of SC

Connie Cain
President, GSSM Foundation
Manager, Large Customer Accounts and Services
Dominion Energy

Dr. Robert H. Jones, Jr.
Exec. VP for Academic Affairs and Provost
Clemson University

Dr. Christina Melton – Designee for SCDE Superintendent
Director of Assessment
SC Department of Education

Dr. Rusty Monhollon
President and Exec. Director
SC Commission on Higher Ed. 

Dr. Lisa K. Saladin
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Medical University of SC

Ms. Molly Spearman
Superindent of Education
SC Department of Education

Dr. Stephen J. Culter
Interim Provost & Exec. VP for Academic Affairs
University of South Carolina

Dr. David Tedeschi – Designee for USC Provost
Professor – Physics and Astronomy
University of South Carolina

Dr. Cynthia Y. Young – Designee for Clemson Provost
Dean, College of Science & Professor, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Clemson University

Meeting Notice

The GSSM Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM in Hartsville.

Governor's School for Science & Mathematics Board of Trustees 2021-2022 Meeting Dates:

Meeting Minutes