Disabilities and Special Needs Board

  First 
Appointed
Current 
Appointed
Term 
Expires
Cathy Bannon Carden
530 Newman Road
Roebuck, SC  29376
07/15/19 01/27/20 01/01/24
Amber Geathers
161 Harvest Brook Way
Spartanburg, SC  29301
07/20/20 07/20/20 01/01/24
Ernestine Holmes Canty
1237 Mt. Zion Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(H) 949-6048 (B) 327-4277
12/12/05 01/22/18 01/01/22
Tracey S. Brannon
​129 Nursery Drive​
Roebuck, SC  29376
10/19/20 10/19/20 01/01/24
Mydia Tate
​411 Pleasant Ridge Court​
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(B) 864-900-5681
10/19/20 10/19/20 01/01/24
Kenny Blackwood
199 Carol Lane
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(B) 279-6003
11/26/18 11/26/18 01/01/22
Thomas Jason Riddle 
545 Eagle Nest Road
Spartanburg, SC  29302
05/18/20 05/18/20 01/01/22
Dr. Teresa White
​398 Old South Road
​Duncan, SC  29334​
12/14/20 12/14/20 01/01/22
Krystal Gurganus
144 Shoreham Road
Spartanburg, SC  29307
07/15/19 07/15/19 01/01/22

Initially created be Ordinance #122 and #188.
Ordinance #521 changed the name to Board of Disabilities and Special Needs.

Members:
9 Resident electors of Spartanburg County appointed by County Council
Terms:
4 years (Initial appointed (4) members will have two year terms and five (5) members will have 4 year terms).
Purpose: 
"It is the purpose of the Board to plan, develop, coordinate, improve, and advocate for community services for persons of Spartanburg County with mental retardation, related disabilities, head injuries, or spinal cord injuries so that they will be able to participate as valued members of their communities to the maximum extent practical and to live with their families or in family settings in the community in the least restrictive environment available."
Meetings:
1st Monday of each month - 4:00 p.m. - Conference Room #1.
Compensation:
None