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Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee

Number of Members Appointed by Council: 7
Length of Terms: 4 years

Purpose: Evaluate applications for Accommodations Tax Funds and submit recommendations to Council for the use of the funds. The funds must be used for tourism and tourism related purposes. Council appointees are in bold print.


Members

Marsha Eland
120 Academy St.
Chester SC 29706
(803) 581-5947
Nominated by: Joe Branham
Re-Appointment Date: 03-2013
Appointment Ends: 12-2016
Industry Represented: Hospitality-Hotels

M.S. Patel
3085 Lancaster Hwy.
Richburg, SC 29729
(803) 789-5693
Nominated by: Brad Jordan
Re-Appointment Date: 02-2015
Appointment Ends: 12-2018
Industry Represented: Hospitality-Hotels

Jilson Sorrell


(803)
Nominated by: K. Shane Stuart
Appointment Date: 06-2015
Appointment Ends: 12-2018
Industry Represented: Hospitality-Food Services

Dianne Porter
PO Box 292
Great Falls SC 29055
(803) 482-3512
Nominated by: Archie Lucas
Re-Appointment Date: 02-2015
Appointment Ends: 12-2018
Industry Represented: At Large

Lauren Medlin
119 Cresent St.
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-3020
Nominated by: Joe Branham
Re-Appointment Date: 02-2013
Appointment Ends: 12-2016
Industry Represented: Arts

Karen Hutto
1323 Darby Rd.
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-1604
Nominated by: Alex Oliphant
Appointment Date: 03-2013
Appointment Ends: 12-2016
Industry Represented: Hospitality-Food

Cheryl Addison
878 Elks Rd.
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 581-1321
Nominated by: Mary Guy
Re-Appointment Date: 02-2015
Appointment Ends: 12-2018
Industry Represented: At Large

Membership Criteria: Board shall consist of 7 members with majority being selected from the hospitality industry with at least 2 being from the lodging industry. One member shall represent the cultural organizations. Members shall represent the geographic area where the majority of the revenue is received. (S.C. Code 6-4-25).

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