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    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

Johnny Sosebee, Piedmont

Secretary of State, Ex Officio Member
Mark Hammond, Spartanburg

Clifford Ray Keasler,
Myrtle Beach

Terrell Parrish, Greer

Magaly Penn, Simpsonville

W. Fred Pennington, 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.  


2014 Commission Meeting Schedule

January 14, 2014

February 11, 2014

March 11, 2014

April 8, 2014

May 13, 2014

June 10, 2014

July 8, 2014*

August 12 2014

September 9, 2014

October 14, 2014

November 2014 (TBD)

December 9, 2014

*The Commission votes to determine if a meeting will occur in July. 


Contact Information 

Darlene Dinkins

Phone: 803-734-4233
Toll free in S.C.

Fax: 803-734-4229

Mailing Address:
PO Box 5757
Columbia SC  29250-5246

Physical Address:
2221 Devine St., Ste. 200
Columbia SC 29205