Your AAF Midlands Board of Directors

Meet the Board

Sam Bond

Sam Bond

Ex-Officio
SC Education Lottery
Whitney McCormac

Whitney McCormac

President
Rythymlink
Eva Foussat

Eva Foussat

President Elect
Eva Foussat Creative
Merrell Johnson

Merrell Johnson

Treasurer
Assurance Financial
Lauren McAlexander

Lauren McAlexander

American Advertising Awards Judging Chair
ADCO
Bailey Lewis

Bailey Lewis

American Advertising Awards Gala Chair
Words First Content Strategy
Judy Shriner

Judy Shriner

American Advertising Awards Gala Chair
Flock and Rally
Brenly McCulloch

Brenly McCulloch

Membership Chair
Home Team of the Carolinas
Jason Snyder

Jason Snyder

Membership Chair
Consultant
McClelland Schilling

McClelland Schilling

Communications Chair
Experience Columbia SC
Kera Cabello

Kera Cabello

Communcations Chair
The Unumb Center for Neurodevelopment
Heather Singleton

Heather Singleton

Programs Chair
Strategic Public Relations Consulting
Dan Wyar

Dan Wyar

Programs Chair
Rhodes Branding
Catherine Ramirez

Catherine Ramierez

Public Service Chair
Chernoff Newman
Tammie Epps

Tammie Epps

Mosaic Chair
Prisma Health

Xavier Underwood

Government Relations Chair
Chernoff Newman

Past Presidents

*Denotes Years AAF Midlands won National Club of the Year and President of the Year

  • 2021-2022, Sam Bond, South Carolina Education Lottery
  • 2020-2021, Jeff Lawler, Coldwell Banker
  • *2019-2020, Joey Wallace, United Way of the Midlands
  • 2018-2019, Lenza Jolley, SC Restaurant and Lodging Association
  • *2017-2018, Stephanie Owens, Riggs Partners
  • 2016-2017, Skot Garrick, The South Carolina Education Association
  • 2015-2016, Scott Harris, WACH Fox
  • 2014-2015, Megan Telencio, Lamar Outdoor
  • *2013-2014, Danielle Salley, Chernoff Newman
  • *2012-2013, David Campbell, Chernoff Newman
  • 2011-2012, Melissa Harper, SCANA Corporation
  • *2010-2011, Andrew Evans, The Adams Group
  • 2009-2010, Abey Coker, Colonial Life arena
  • 2008-2009, Shelley Magee, WOLO-TV
  • 2007-2008, Alanna Ritchie, SC Newspaper Network
  • 2006-2007, Margaret Gregory, Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2005-2006, Juana Gustin-Quick, Cross and Associates
  • 2004-2005, John Tomat, SCANA Corporation
  • 2003-2004, Rigby Wilson, WOLO-TV
  • 2002-2003, Rigby Wilson, WOLO-TV
  • 2001-2002, Katy Ruth, Newman Saylor & Gregory
  • 2000-2001, John Lucas, The Adams Group
  • 1999-2000, Cathy Ellis, Riggs
  • 1998-1999, Teri Buonasera, Chernoff/Silver
  • 1997-1998, Wayne Adams, The Adams Group
  • 1996-1997, Paul Povey, PHP
  • 1995-1996, Robbie Butt
  • 1994-1995, Coby Cooper, WIS-TV/Take 10
  • 1993-1994, Ann Jennings, Chernoff-Silver
  • 1992-1993, Will Sullivan, The Sullivan Agency
  • 1991-1992, Judy Holland, Newman Saylor & Gregory
  • 1990-1991, Clyde Ellisor, Roth Theaters
  • 1989-1990, Ray Bigalke, Central Advertising
  • 1988-1989, Mary Mills Safko, Lexington Medical Center
  • 1987-1988, Hal Von Nessen, Resh Advertising
  • 1986-1987, Jane Hall Pigg/Lee Ruef, WNOK-FM
  • 1985-1986, Lee Ruef, Cook Ruef & Spann
  • 1984-1985, Dianne Bagwell, WIS-TV
  • 1983-1984, Tom Chandler, WNOK-FM
  • 1982-1983, Chip Clary, TSI Advertising
  • 1981-1982, Elizabeth Marks, Elizabeth Marks & Assoc.
  • 1980-1981, William McElveen, Audubon Broadcasting
  • 1979-1980, William Hunt
  • 1978-1979, Peter Lloyd, Price-McNabb
  • 1977-1978, Howard Hellams, Harper Hellams & Paige
  • 1976-1977, Leonard LanFranco, University of SC
  • 1975-1976, John Davidson
  • 1974-1975, Billy Silver, C&S Bank
  • 1973-1974, Albert Scoggins, USC Journalism
  • 1972-1973, Betty Blair, Barton Blair & Cureton
  • 1971-1972, V.R. Coward, SCE&G
  • 1970-1971, Ernie Wright
  • 1969-1970, Cantey Heath, Columbia Outdoor
  • 1968-1969, William Duncan, The State
  • 1967-1968, Van Newman, Newman Saylor & Gregory
  • 1966-1967, Richard Laughridge, WNOK-TV
  • 1965-1966, Robert Isbell
  • 1964-1965, Earl McIntire
  • 1963-1964
  • 1962-1963, Thomas Allen, WIS-TV
  • 1961-1962, Steve McRae
  • 1960-1961, Norman Meares
  • 1959-1960, William McCord
  • 1958-1959, Hub Terry
  • 1957-1958, Robert Phillips
  • 1956-1957, Sam Weimer
  • 1955-1956, Art Love