The Richland One Board of School Commissioners

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    The seven-member Board of School Commissioners is the governing body of Richland County School District One. The Board is comprised of three at-large members and four members who represent geographic election districts. Board members are elected to serve four-year terms. Non-partisan elections are held in November of even-numbered years on a staggered basis.

    The Board holds regularly scheduled meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month (except December and July), with meeting locations alternating between schools and the district office (Stevenson Administration Building, 1616 Richland Street). Open session begins at 7:00 p.m. The Board sets aside time during each meeting for public comments. Persons who wish to address the Board may sign up to speak at the meeting. Each speaker is given three minutes. Speakers receive a written response from the Board.

    Board meetings are taped and broadcast on Richland One TV (Spectrum Cable channel 1303) and posted in R1TV On Demand at www.richlandone.org. Board meeting agendas and the R1TV broadcast schedule are posted at www.richlandone.org

     



    Special Assistant to the Board

    Eva Wilson: (803) 231-7556

     


     

School Board Members

 Commissioner Jamie L. Devine, Chairman

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Commissioner Jamie L. Devine, Chairman

Jamie L. Devine is president and CEO of Community Assistance Provider, Inc. He attended Benedict College where he received a bachelor of arts degree in English.

Commissioner Devine represents Election District 2. His term expires in 2020.

He is married to Columbia City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine, and they reside in downtown Columbia. They have two daughters and one son, Tamia, Jade and Jameson.

His voice mail number is 803.231.6985. He serves as an ex-officio member of all three Board committees.

His email address is jamie.devine@richlandone.org.


 Commissioner Aaron Bishop, Vice Chairman

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Commissioner Aaron Bishop, Vice Chairman

Aaron Bishop is employed with University of Phoenix as the senior corporate education liaison, and he is the pastor of Grace Christian Church.

Commissioner Bishop has a bachelor of arts degree in history from Savannah State University and a master’s in biblical studies from Grace Divinity College of Biblical Studies.

He represents Election District 1, which is an area west of Broad River Road up to Harbison and extends to the Fairfield County line. It includes St. Andrews, Eau Claire, Greenview, Meadowlake, Lincolnshire, Summerhill, Monticello and Fairlawn. His term expires in 2022.

He is chairman of the Administration Committee.

Commissioner Bishop is married to Jennifer Bishop and they have one son, Peyton.

His voice mail number is 803.231.6984.

His email address is aaron.bishop@richlandone.org

 


 Commissioner Cheryl Harris, Parliamentarian

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Commissioner Cheryl Harris, Parliamentarian

Cheryl Harris has over 22 years of business experience with expertise in human resources. She currently works on special projects as a Human Resource Generalist Specialist for various clients.  She is a proud product of this district and has served as a volunteer for over 13 years prior to her being elected in 2012.

She has a master's degree in business administration from South University. She is married to Robert Harris, and they have four children: Megan, Chandel, Evani and Robert Jordan.

Commissioner Harris represents Election District 4, which extends from the Sumter County line into the City of Columbia and includes all of the Lower Richland community and the Olympia area. Her term expires in 2020. 
Her voice mail number is 803.231.6981.

Her email address is cheryl.harris@richlandone.org.


 Commissioner Beatrice King

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Commissioner Beatrice King

Beatrice King represents Election District 3. Her term expires in 2022. She is a member of the Administration Committee.

Commissioner King is a 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina's MIBS program (Master of International Business). She earned a degree from Academie Commerciale Internationale, a business school affiliated with the Paris Chamber of Commerce. She worked in the software wholesale industry in Paris, then for AT&T and the former Columbia-based PMSC. 

Commissioner King left the workforce to raise her three sons. For the past 10 years, she has been an active Richland One parent and volunteer. She is also actively involved with the Columbia Museum of Art, serving on the Education Board. 

Her voice mail number is 803.231.6986.

Her email address is beatrice.king@richlandone.org.


 Commissioner Yolanda Anderson

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Commissioner Yolanda Anderson

Yolanda Anderson serves on Richland One School Board of Commissioners in an at-large capacity and is currently a member of the Facilities and Finance Committee.

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Greensboro NC, Commissioner Anderson possesses an undergraduate degree in Management, with a concentration in Human Resources. Her MBA was obtained from Webster University.

She is the Owner and Chief Consultant of Covenant Connections, LLC.

Yolanda worked in corporate sector for over 13 years but prefers her work as a community liaison keeping her community members informed of all the great things the City of Columbia has to offer. She is also an active and committed member in her church, 1-Accord Church International, where she serves on several teams.

Commissioner Anderson is the proud mother of two Richland One scholars, A. Imani Thomas and Ethan Anderson.

Her voice mail number is 803-231-6987

Email address is yolanda.anderson@richlandone.org


 Commissioner Angela Clyburn

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Commissioner Angela Clyburn

Angela Clyburn is employed at the South Carolina Democratic Party as the Political Director. She was born, raised and still lives in the Greenview area of Columbia, SC. She graduated from Cum Laude Benedict College in 1998 with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Angela is a product of Richland School District One and is a proud parent of two children, Layla Joann and Carter James, who now attend a school within the District.

Angela has 31 years of work experience in retail, customer service and constituent services, for national retail businesses and local state agencies, including the Department of Social Services, Department of Health and Human Services, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of SC. During this time, she also has served on several boards, including Fast Forward that assists the homeless veteran population and The Renaissance Foundation to provide cultural diversity education of elementary, middle and high school students. Through her years of public service within her community, Angela has performed work as a volunteer for mentoring programs for Richland District One students and college scholarship recipients.

Commissioner Clyburn represents Richland District One School Board in the At-Large position and was elected for her 1st term during the General Election on November 3, 2020.



 Commissioner Tamika Myers

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Commissioner Tamika Myers