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COMMISSION MEMBERS

See below for a list of the community leaders who helped launch REEMGVL

as members of the original REEM Commission.

LEADERSHIP

EDUCATION

Merl F. Code, Ogletree Deakins, REEM Commission Co-Chair

David Lominack, TD Bank, REEM Commission Co-Chair

Meghan Barp, United Way of Greenville County

Pastor Sean Dogan, Long Branch Baptist Church

Deborah McKetty, United Way of Greenville County

Carlos Phillips, Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Gail Wilson Awan, Urban League of the Upstate

Elizabeth Davis, Furman University (Co-Chair)
Stacey Mills, USC Upstate (Co-Chair)
Baxter Wynn, Community Advocate
Liz Seman, Furman University, Greenville County Council
Dr. Burke Royster, Greenville County Schools
Jason Richards, NAI Earle Furman
Minor Shaw, Micco LLC

INCOME AND WEALTH

Will Whitley, Michelin North America (Co-Chair)

Jessica Donan, EY (Co-Chair)
Gage Weekes, Hollingsworth Funds
Bob Morris, Community Foundation of Greenville
Jessica Donan, EY
S.T. Peden, Minority Economic Development Institute
Mayor Knox White, City of Greenville
Joe Erwin, Endeavor

Rich Hagins, US&S

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Dr. Karen Baynes-Dunning, Community Advocate (Co-Chair)
Chief Howie Thompson, Greenville Police Department (Co-Chair)
Traci Fant, Freedom Fighter’s Upstate Foundation
Reverend J. M. Flemming, NAACP
Sheriff Hobart Lewis, Greenville County Sheriff’s Department
Bishop Sam Zimmerman, NAACP Greenville

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Dr. Shaniece Criss, Furman University & TR City Council (Co-Chair)
Deb Long, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System (Co-Chair)
Peggy Baxter, Community Advocate
Matt Caldwell, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Amy Linsin, Prisma Health

COMMUNITYWIDE LEARNING

Tamela Spann, Hollingsworth Funds (Co-Chair)

Katy Smith, Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy (Co-Chair)
Butch Kirven, Greenville County Council

Robert Hughes, Hughes Development

Kennedy Brown, Youth Advocate​

REEM'S REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY (2022)

VIDEOS

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