Sustain SC Announces 2022 Board Appointments

Sustain SC, an economic and conservation driven organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, is pleased to announce its 2022-23 Board of Directors with the addition of three new members.

New members to the Board include Tushar Chikhliker of Nexsen Pruet, Danny Kassis of Dominion Energy, and Lindsay Leonard of Boeing. In addition to these new members, Tom Hutto of GEL Engineering was selected as Chair.


“Sustain SC is proud to be South Carolina’s leading organization focused on sustainability through both an industry and conservation lens,” said Tom Hutto, Sustain SC Board Chair. “As companies strive to achieve ambitious sustainability goals, we want to ensure South Carolina is the place where they look to achieve these goals by preserving and enhancing South Carolina’s magnificent natural resources and quality of life.

The 2022-2023 Sustain SC Board of Directors:

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Tom Hutto, Chair, GEL Engineering and Chair, Lowcountry Land Trust
Hope Lanier Freeman, Vice-Chair, BP America
Dale Threatt-Taylor, Treasurer, The Nature Conservancy
Cam Crawford, Secretary, Forestry Association of South Carolina
Rob Howell, Past Chair, Avison Young

MEMBERS AT-LARGE
Tushar Chikhliker, Nexsen Pruet
Sara Hazzard, South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
Lilyn Hester, Google
Doug Hughes, Weyerhaeuser
Danny Kassis, Dominion Energy
Lindsay Leonard, Boeing

EX-OFFICIO
Anna DeLage, SC Department of Commerce
Doug Frate, SC Department of Transportation
Clint Leach, SC Department of Agriculture
Myra Reece, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
Lorianne Riggin, SC Department of Natural Resources
Jim Stritzinger, SC Office of Regulatory Staff
Ethel Bunch, President & CEO, Sustain SC

“We are thrilled to welcome our new board members to Sustain SC,” said Ethel Bunch, CEO of Sustain SC. “As Sustain SC continues to connect businesses with achieving their sustainability goals in South Carolina, we are honored to have the leadership and voice of all of our board members.”

About Sustain SC:
Sustain SC is an economic and conservation driven organization that sets the table for conversations between businesses and local stakeholders so that Corporate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investments stay in South Carolina – benefiting both our economic and natural resource infrastructures.


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