Commission on Consumer Affairs
The Commission on Consumer Affairs is composed of nine members, one of whom is the Secretary of State. Of the remaining eight members, the General Assembly elects four other members from outside the legislature and the Governor appoints four members whose appointments are confirmed by the Senate. The Commission is the policy making and governing authority of the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs, appoints the Administrator and is responsible for enforcement of the S.C. Consumer Protection Code. As of the date of this report, the members of the S.C. Commission on Consumer Affairs are:
David Campbell, Columbia
Eboni Nelson, Columbia
Secretary of State, Ex Officio Member
Mark Hammond, Spartanburg
Caroline Ballington, Conway
Linda Gamble, Lexington
Carlisle Kennedy, Leesville
W. Fred Pennington, Jr., Taylors
Commission members with expired terms who do not resign continue to serve until reappointed or replaced.
The S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs' Commission meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. These meetings are held in the Department's Conference Room at 2221 Devine Street, 2nd floor. All meetings are open to the public. For more information contact (803) 734-4233.