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Boards & Commissions

South Carolina has over 250 statewide boards and commissions. These boards and commission provide important advisory, regulatory, and policy-making services as part of South Carolina’s government. Service on boards and commissions allows citizens the opportunity to improve the quality of life and positively impact the future of South Carolina.

How do I get more information on boards and commissions in South Carolina? The S.C. Legislative Manual is updated annually and contains a complete listing of all boards and commissions – including term information, qualifications needed, and how members are elected or appointed. Access the current Legislative Manual by clicking here.

How do I know which boards have vacancies? An Act was passed by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1998 delegating to the Secretary of State the duty of publicizing vacancies, expired terms, and those terms expiring within one year. Access the Secretary of State's Boards & Commissions searchable database by clicking here.

Interested in serving? Please contact Katie Philpott at 803.734.5086.