Edisto River Basin Council

The Edisto River Basin Council is composed of a diverse group of stakeholders from eight different water interest categories. The Council, appointed by SCDNR in March 2020, currently consists of 22 members and is responsible for developing the Edisto River Basin Plan.

Edisto River Basin Council

Name Organization Position Interest Category
Aakhus, Mark Town of Edisto Beach Assistant Town Administrator Local Governments
Bagwell, Laura Aiken Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioner At-Large
Bell, Glenn RBM Forestry, LLC Owner Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Bishop, David The Nature Conservancy Coastal Conservation Director Environmental
Dr. Bass, John Retired At-Large
Burbage, Danny Dorchester County Rivers and Waterways Commission Chair Water-based Recreational
Duke, Joel Aiken County Assistant County Administrator Local Governments
Haralson, Johney Bamberg Soil and Water District Vice Chairman Local Governments
Jowers, J.J. Public Citizen Water-based Recreational
Krispyn, Hugo Friends of the Edisto & Edisto Riverkeeper Executive Director Environmental
Marvin, Alta Mae Edisto River Canoe and Kayak Trail Commission Commissioner/Property Owner At-Large
McMillan, Trey Lowcountry Oyster Company, LCC Owner/President At-Large
Mehrzad, Alan Bamberg Board of Public Works Assistant Manager Water and Sewer Utilities
Stutts, Brandon Dominion Energy South Carolina Environmental Specialist Electric-Power Utilities
Odom, Eric Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Water Division Director Water and Sewer Utilities
Sievers, Amanda Orangeburg County Planning Director Industry and Economic Development
Stallworth, Hank (RBC Chair) Retired (SCDNR Chief of Staff) Environmental
Thompson, Jason Charleston Water System Source Water Manager Water and Sewer Utilities
Tolbert, Alex Orangeburg Country Club Golf Course Superintendent Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Walther, Jeremy Walther Farms Owner/Operator Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Waters, Jerry Palmetto Realty and Land Co. Owner/ broker At-Large
Weathers, Landrum (RBC Vice-Chair) Weathers Farms/ Circle W Farms Manager Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Williams, Will Western South Carolina Economic Development Partnership President/CEO Industry and Economic Development