New Board Member Appointed by Governor Sanford
Nancy W. Cottingham was appointed in November to serve as the Board's public member. A resident of Seneca, Cottingham has had a diverse career, which includes management of an engineering and surveying firm, banking, teaching, retail and real estate. She is currently a realtor and president of Lake Keowee Properties, Inc., specializing in residential property in lake communities with a focus on retirees. She has also served as CEO and marketing representative of Titan Atlantic, an engineering and surveying firm in Raleigh, N.C. She owned a Hallmark Store for seven years after she "retired" from teaching for 13 years in various locations worldwide. Her husband, Dick Cottingham, is a licensed engineer in South Carolina.
Cottingham holds an undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, a bachelor's degree in personnel management from the University of West Florida, and a master's degree in education from the College of Charleston. She and her husband have two children and one granddaughter.
The Board welcomes Cottingham to the Board!