Cast your ballot for new EEASC board members! Four at-large positions are available on the Board of Directors, and a slate of four candidates has been put forward for consideration. To begin, read the candidate bios below, then click the "Register" button at left. Enter or confirm the e-mail address associated with your EEASC account; click Next; then select the radio button for "Yes" or "No" for each candidate. (You may vote "yes" for all four candidates.) Click Next to review your selection, then click Confirm to cast your ballot. You will see an "Event Registration Confirmation (Receipt)" screen when your ballot has been successfully submitted.
Notes: Only members with an active individual, family, affiliate, or corporate membership may vote in this election. Individuals with family, affiliate or corporate memberships should log in separately to cast their votes. Questions? Contact Chanda Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidate for Board Membership: Chenille Williams
As Education Program Coordinator for Richland County Stormwater Management, Williams conducts water quality and pollution prevention programs for students, teachers, homeowners, and professionals. She also co-coordinates the Richland Countywide Stormwater Consortium--a collection of government entities, non-profit organizations, and community groups with an interest in watershed awareness. Williams holds a B.S. in Biology (Bennett College for Women) and a Masters of Earth and Environmental Resources Management (USC Columbia).
Candidate for Board Membership: Lindsey Shealy
Shealy is the Manager of Volunteer Experience and e-Learning at Girl Scouts of South Carolina. An avid nature enthusiast, her special environmental interests include animal welfare and native plant preservation. Shealy received her M.Ed. from USC, completing practicums at Camp Discovery (Blythewood, SC) and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Columbia, SC). She serves as Treasurer on the board of the Carolina Children's Garden.
Candidate for Board Membership: Amy UmbergerCandidate for Board Membership: Sarah Whitmire
As the Resident Scientist at Dutch Fork Elementary School in Irmo, SC, Umberger provides environmental education opportunities for students and staff and organizes several student-run environmental projects. She has also served on the executive board of the SC Science Council and the planning team of the SC Outreach and Informal Educators Summit, and she is a member of the SC Science Education Leadership Association, North American Association for Environmental Education, and Magnet Schools of America. Umberger was recently named the SC Project Learning Tree Educator of the Year.
Whitmire is the Director of Education at Lake Conestee Nature Park in Greenville, SC. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology and a Master's Degree in Science Education from the University of Georgia and, in addition to her work with Lake Conestee, has experience as a high school science teacher, 4-H agent, and wildlife field technician. A facilitator for the Leopold Education Project, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, and Project WILD, Whitmire is excited to support environmental education in the upstate of SC!