Pee Dee River Basin Council

The Pee Dee River Basin Council is composed of a diverse group of stakeholders from eight different water interest categories. The Council, appointed by SCDNR in May 2022, currently consists of 25 members and is responsible for developing the Pee Dee River Basin Plan.

Pee Dee River Basin Council

Name Organization Position Interest Category
Adams, W. Cricket Public Water-based Recreational
Allen, Everett Keep It Green/Inlet Bay & Stewards Advisory Council/Member At-Large
Bankert, Michael Legends Golf Course Golf Course Superintendent Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Beard, Walter The City of Sumter, Utilities Plants Director of Utilities Water and Sewer Utilities
Chamblee, Cliff Sonoco Products Company - Hartsville Senior Environmental Engineer Industry and Economic Development
Crutchfield, John Duke Energy Hydro Compliance Manager Electric-Power Utilities
Durant, Brandon American Forest Management, Inc. Farmland Service Manager Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Everett, Christy Grand Strand Sewer and Water CEO Water and Sewer Utilities
Gamble, Jason Gamble Family Farms Owner Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Gray, Charlie Chesterfield County Rural Water/SCRWA Retired CEO/Consultant Water and Sewer Utilities
Hemingway, Michael City of Florence Utilities Director Water and Sewer Utilities
Hyman, Megan International Paper Environmental Engineer Industry and Economic Development
Krueger, Eric The Nature Conservancy Director of Science Environmental
McClary, Frances Williamsburg Soil and Water Conservation Chair Water-Based Recreational
Newton, Douglas Newton Farms Owner Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Page, Hughes Pee Dee Land Trust Land Conservation Associate Environmental
Parkey, Jeff Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments Regional Planning Director Local Government
Perry, Bob Water & Land Solutions Senior Strategist Environmental
Privette, Lindsay Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments Economic Development Director Local Government
Richardson II, Buddy USDA-Farm Service Agency Real Estate Appraiser/Landowner At-Large
Rivers, John Riverdale Farms, Inc. Vice-president Agriculture, Forestry, and Irrigation
Schildtknecht, Cara Winyah Rivers Alliance Waccamaw Riverkeeper Environmental
Steinmetz, Jeff Francis Marion University Director of the Freshwater Ecology Center At-Large
Walters, Cynthia Santee Cooper Senior Engineer Electric-Power Utilities
Wiegand III, Bill Wiegand Real Estate, Inc. Broker Industry and Economic Development