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About the Foundation Board


The Mission of the College of Charleston Foundation is to promote programs of education, research, student development, and faculty development for the exclusive benefit of the College of Charleston.


Chartered by the State of South Carolina in 1970 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, the College of Charleston Foundation, Inc. is governed by a 31-member Board of Directors.

As a 509 (a) (1), public charity, the College of Charleston Foundation follows an interdependent model of working with the College of Charleston. Key members of executive leadership for the College serve as ex-officio non-voting members of the Foundation Board of Directors.

In accordance with the Bylaws, there are eight standing committees of the Board of Directors:

  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Property Committee

Listing of Board Members


  • Ms. Peggy G. Boykin '81
  • Mr. William "Glen" Brown, Jr. '76
  • Ms. Lisa B. Burbage '81
  • Mr. John B. Carter, Jr.
  • Dr. Marco L. E. Cavazzoni
  • Mr. Scott A. Cracraft '83
  • Ms. Dianne M. Culhane
  • Dr. Neil W. Draisin '65
  • Mr. Christopher B. Fraser
  • Mr. Fleetwood S. Hassell
  • Mr. A. J. Heath
  • Ms. Amy L. Heyel '92
  • Mr. James F. "Jimmy" Hightower '82 
  • Mr. Theodore "Vic" Howie, Jr. '83
  • Ms. Reba K. Huge
  • Ms. Jean W. Johnson
  • Mr. Stephen R. Kerrigan
  • Mr. Jeffery E. Kinard '77
  • Ms. Sharon B. Kingman '80
  • Ms. Bradford Marshall
  • Mr. H. Chapman "Chappy" McKay '86
  • Mr. Justin R. McLain '98
  • Charles Mosteller, M.D. '81
  • Mr. Daniel Ravenel '72
  • Mr. R. Keith Sauls '90
  • Mr. Hilton C. Smith, Jr.
  • Dr. Sam Stafford III '68
  • Ms.Chloe Knight Tonney '84
  • Mr. W. Dixon Woodward
  • Ms. Tomi G. Youngblood

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS / (non-voting):

  • Mr. Glenn F. McConnell '69
    President, College of Charleston
  • Ms. Renee Buyck Romberger '81
    College of Charleston Board of Trustees,
    Representative to Foundation Board
  • Dr. Brian McGee
    Provost & Executive VP, Academic Affairs
    College of Charleston
  • George P. Watt, Jr.
    Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation &
    Executive VP, Institutional Advancement
    College of Charleston
  • Mr. Stephen Osborne ’73
    Executive VP, Business Affairs
    College of Charleston
  • Mr. Steve D. Swanson '89
    Chair, Campaign Steering Committee  


Want to get in touch?

George Watt

Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation

Phone: 843-953-4367

66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424