Columbia, South Carolina — The National Association of Women in Construction’s Columbia, S.C. Chapter #113 recently installed its 2021/2022 board of directors. These 11 women, who volunteer a significant amount of time and resources, provide leadership and vision that allows the Chapter to grow and succeed.
Susan Clary, CIT, of Hybrid Engineering presided over the ceremony proclaiming that each board member will bring their “individual qualities to the board while being selfless and understanding the focus is on NAWIC’s mission.”
Meet the 2021/2022 NAWIC Columbia, S.C. Board of Directors
President: Sherita Evans, TCS Southern Commerical Development, LLC. Evans is an Operations Manager with Southern Commercial Development where she is responsible for overseeing daily operations, estimating, project scheduling and manpower allocation. She is a certified Traffic Control Supervisor with more than 16 years of experience. Evans is also the current Chairman/President of the South Carolina Utilities Coordinating Committee (SCUCC).
President-Elect: Kevina McDaniel CIS, LEED AP BD+C Cameron Ashley Building Products
Vice President: Stacy Painter, Apple One
Recording Secretary: Mandi Ellis, AOS Specialty Contractors
Corresponding Secretary: Virginia Shropshire, Rose Talbert Paints
Director: Amanda Harter, Hood Construction Company
Director: Natalye Jackson, Hood Construction Company
Director: Amanda Childs, Achelpohl Roofing & Sheetmetal
Director: Candace Zipf
Immediate Past President: Rhae Sutphin, Watts Roofing
Parliamentarian: Nichole Kopenhaver CIT, CBT, CIS- McCrory Construction,LLC
Incoming President Sherita Evans is excited about leading the Columbia chapter with this objective in mind: Connect, Engage, Educate, & Empower. Evans says that she is looking to connect with all members, offer professional development material that will engage them, provide educational material that will enhance their careers; and most importantly, lift them up and empower them to know that they belong in this industry.
The local chapter serves as a resource for Midlands women in construction. Active involvement provides the opportunity to grow, learn, and network with other women who face the same challenges. NAWIC-Columbia meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month (excluding July and December). All women working in and around the industry are encouraged to check out NAWIC by attending an upcoming event. Please visit www.nawiccolumbia.org for more information.
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NAWIC’s core purpose is to enhance the success of Women in the Construction Industry by providing education, networking and other resources to help women overcome the challenges of working in a predominately male-dominated industry. What sets NAWIC apart are the members. Our members are from all stages of the construction industry from the early stages of design to fixtures sales and installation and from all levels of profession, field technicians to engineers and architects, and administrative professionals to chief financial officers. We give our members a comfortable environment to explore the industry and push them to reach beyond their comfort zone, creating strong professionals and building leaders in the industry.