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Staff Directory

Whom should I contact?


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S.C. Arts Commission coordinators and program directors serve as liaisons and resources for citizens and organizations in South Carolina.


  • Individual artists or organizations that serve the statewide population in a specific artistic discipline should contact your discipline coordinator.
  • Local organizations, businesses and educational institutions should contact your county coordinator.
  • Program directors are responsible for management of education and community arts programs created and served by the commission.

Staff Listing by Name

Ken May

  • Executive Director


Milly Hough

  • Deputy Director
  • Communications Director
  • Program Director for Long Range Planning and Fellowships



Gwen Boykin

  • Administrative Specialist for Program/Regional Support


Angela Brewbaker

  • Accountant


Ashley Kerns Brown

  • Program Director for Arts Education
  • County Coordinator for Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro, and Williamsburg counties


Susan DuPlessis

  • Program Director for Arts Participation
  • County Coordinator for Allendale, Bamburg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper counties
  • Local Arts Agency Liaison


Kevin Flarisee

  • Coordinator for Executive, Program & Department Support
  • Procurement Officer


Harriett Green

  • Program Director for Visual Arts
  • County Coordinator for Anderson, Lancaster, Lee, Kershaw, Oconee, Pickens, Sumter and York counties

Sara June Goldstein

  • Senior Coordinator for Statewide Partnerships
  • Program Director for Design Arts, Literary Arts and Media Arts
  • County Coordinator for Calhoun, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg and Richland counties


Frances Kablick Keel

  • Program Director for Poetry Out Loud (for assistance by telephone, contact Ashley Kerns Brown, 803-734-8630.)


Cathy Lee

  • Information Technology Director
  • Grants Coordinator
  • County Coordinator for Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda counties


Victoria McCurry


La Ruchala Murphy

  • Grants Coordinator
  • County Coordinator for Abbeville, Greenwood and McCormick counties


Laurel Posey

  • Manager of Grants and Communications
  • County Coordinator for Chester, Fairfield, Laurens and Union counties


Joy Young




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