Disabilities and Special Needs Board

  First 
Appointed
Current 
Appointed
Term 
Expires
James E White
398 Old South Road
Duncan, SC 29334
06/15/15 01/25/16 01/01/20
Julia A. Lyons, MPA, BA
511 Lois Way
Boiling Springs, SC  29316
(B) 704-862-7925
10/15/18 10/15/18 01/01/20
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
Anthony Earl Revels
1611 Battleground Road
Cowpens, SC 29330
(H) 431-3913 
12/17/07 11/16/15 01/01/20
Alonzo Thompson
154-A West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(B) 596-2376
01/25/16 01/25/16 01/01/20
Kenny Blackwood
199 Carol Lane
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(B) 279-6003
11/26/18 11/26/18 01/01/22
Paula G. White 
110 Maryland Drive
Lyman, SC  29365
03/19/18 03/19/18 01/01/22
Sara Reid Eilders
1236 Farragut Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(H) 216-5550 
01/25/16 12/18/17 01/01/22
Eleanor (Murray) Cecil
136 Shoreham Road
Spartanburg, SC 29307
(H) 585-5577
12/12/05 02/19/18 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