The SCCBM is preparing for its 26th Biennial Conference scheduled for October 20, 2016 at the 200 Stoneridge Dr, Columbia, SC 29210.
This event brings together mayors from across the state along with constituents, public officials, community and corporate leaders to provide professional development and raise funds to support the SCCBM’s scholarship fund. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to two students who reside in communities where the mayor is a member of the South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors.
The theme for the 26th Biennial Conference is Health, Education and Public Safety. Please join us for 26th Biennial Conference. Read more
Lake City, South Carolina, November 17, 2014 — The South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors (SCCBM) held its 25th biennial meeting and scholarship gala on October 17, 2014, at the Bean Market in Lake City SC.
This event brings together mayors from across the state along with constituents, public officials, community and corporate leaders to raise funds to support the SCCBM’s scholarship fund. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to two students who reside in towns/cities where the mayor is a member of the South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors. This event also served to celebrate the history and contributions of the SCCBM as well as elect a slate of new officers.
South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors New Officers Elected at the 25th Biennial Meeting:
- Mayor Lovith Anderson, President, Lake City
- Mayor Donnie Hilliard, First Vice President, Santee
- Mayor Harold Thompson, Second Vice President, Union
- Mayor Francenia Ellis, Secretary, Furman
- Mayor Terrence D. Culbreath Assistant Secretary, Johnston
- Mayor Terry Wright, Treasurer, Brunson
- Mayor Michael Aiken, Chaplin, Vance
The South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors thanks the following sponsors for their support in making the 24th Biennial Meeting a success.
Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Duke Energy/Progress Energy
Friends of Jim Clyburn
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.
Johnson’s Garbage Service, Inc.
Lake City Community Foundation
Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Advent Engineering and Associates
Mrs. Raichelle “Rai” Hall Glover
Mayor Steve Benjamin,
City of Columbia
Mr. Anton J. Gunn
HHS, Region IV Director
Senator Vincent Sheheen
More than 200 mayors, constituents, public officials, and community and corporate leaders convened in Columbia South Carolina to take part in the two-day 2008 South Carolina Conference of Black Mayors 22nd Biennial Meeting & Community Forum. The event was held on October 30-31, 2008 at the Marriott Hotel in Columbia, SC.
This event provided an opportunity for the mayors to receive professional development, conduct their biennial business meeting and give back to the community through the community forum that addressed issues that impact many of South Carolina’s citizens.
The theme was “Networking, Engaging and Strengthening Communities”. Participants shared information about a full range of issues in public service and safety, leadership and capacity building, and community development. Participants heard from knowledgeable speakers, attend workshops, panel discussions, and net-worked with colleagues and mayors.