Board of Directors

The volunteer, governing Board of Directors of Palmetto Place consists of up to 16 members from the community at-large and four appointees from the Junior Woman’s Club of Columbia (JWC). The members at large serve three-year terms while the JWC appointees serve one-year terms based on the office they hold in the Junior Woman’s Club.


President: Rodney McClure, AT&T

Vice-President: Katie Moydell, Colonial Life

Treasurer: Allyson DeHart, The Hobbs Group

Secretary: Heather Johnson, Enstar US

Past President: Marie Dieckmann, CBRE


Dr. Eric Brown, Palmetto Health

Lisa Campbell, SCANA

Abby Cobb, Richland County School District Two

Missy Coleman, Junior Women's Club Appointee  

Edward Conroy, Allegiance Industries

Coker Day, DayBreak Adult Care Services, Inc.

Faith Dupree-White, Richland County School District Two

Sarah Gurthie, Junior Women's Club Appointee 

Liza Hall, Wells Fargo

Rebekah Horne, SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control

Trevor Knox, Terminix

Deanna Leath,  JumpStart Pediatrics

Neel Lesesne, Aetna

Bala Silvankoil, AgFirst

Shawn Skillman, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Hannah Sykes, Junior Women's Club Appointee