Disabilities and Special Needs Board

  First 
Appointed
Current 
Appointed
Term 
Expires
Cathy Bannon Carden
530 Newman Road
Roebuck, SC 29376
07/15/19 01/22/24 01/01/28

Charles Benjamin Hanna III
408 Maplecraft Street
Spartanburg, SC  29303
02/21/22 12/11/23 01/01/28
Ernestine Holmes Canty
1237 Mt. Zion Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
12/12/05 12/13/21 01/01/26
Tracey S. Brannon
​439 Sunburst Lane
Inman, SC 29349
10/19/20 01/22/24 01/01/28
Mydia Tate
​615 Spartan Commodor Lane
Inman, SC 29349
10/19/20 01/22/24 01/01/28
Dr. Patricia (Trish) Beason
381 Royal Burgess Drive
Campobello, SC  29322
(B) 864-472-2856
08/15/22 08/15/22 01/01/26
Sydetra Payton
210 Quiet Acres Drive
Spartanburg, SC  29301
(B) 864-250-7853
10/17/22 10/17/22 01/01/26
Shevelle Porter
​251 Harrell Drive
​Spartanburg, SC  29307​
(B) 864-316-3047 (H) 864-579-1564
05/16/22 05/16/22 01/01/26
Sarah Clemons Cooper
237 Mallard Point
Lyman, SC 29365
11/20/23 11/20/23 01/01/26


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 intellectual 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