Our Board of Directors is dedicated to serving our communities
through their oversight, guidance, and support of WEOC.
Together they develop a strategic plan to extend and improve our programs and assure the education and training of our staff so that we may continue to serve the economically disadvantaged and provide them a hand-up.
The Waccamaw EOC Board of Directors is constituted of 15 members. Membership on the Board is limited to residents from Horry, Georgetown, and Williamsburg Counties.
One-third (1/3) of the total membership of the Board
is comprised of public officials or their duly appointed representatives. Public officials are defined as the elected officials of the County Councils who are currently holding office. The County Council of each county determines which public official, or which appointed representative in lieu of a public official, will serve on the Board
One-third (1/3) of the total membership of the Board iscomprised of democratically selected representatives
of the poor. The poor are defined as residents of the areas and members of the groups that the programs
and services of the corporation are intended to serve. Representatives of the poor need not be poor themselves but must be elected in such a manner that they truly represent the poor.
The remainder of the Board is comprised of officials
or members of business, industry, labor, religious, law enforcement, education, or other major groups with interests in the communities served. The private sector of the Board shall not constitute more than one-third (1/3) of its total membership.