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Meet Our Staff

Office of the Secretary
 
Secretary Todd R. McCaffrey
Todd B. McCaffrey
Secretary of Veterans'
Affairs

 

Joseph McLamb
Joseph McLamb
Chief of Staff
TerryLynn Di Chiara
TerryLynn Di Chiara
Executive Assistant

 

Edward Bell
Edward Bell
Director of Government
Affairs

 

Colleen Clark
Colleen Clark
General Counsel
Fanta Coleman
Fanta Coleman
Director of Resource Management

 


Division Of Veteran Services

Aid South Carolina Veterans in applying for, attaining, and utilizing all benefits to which they are entitled.

Tim Frambes 2
Tim Frambes
Director of Veteran Services

 

Patricia Wortherly Foye
Patricia Wortherly
Deputy Director of Veteran Services
   
Perry Williams
Perry Williams
Columbia VA Field Office Supervisor
CHRIS PRESSLEY
Chris Pressley
Senior Claims Representative
Nikki Owens
Nikki Owens
Claims Representative

 

 

PATRICK SPENCE
Patrick Spence
Administrative Coordinator
Dorian Sease Phillips
Dorian Sease-Phillips
Free Tuition Coordinator
EDDIE WILSON
Eddie Wilson
Regional Office Administrative Assistant
Beret Skorpen-Tifft
Beret Skorpen-Tifft
War Roster Administrator
       
Office of the M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery

 

WADE BREAUD
Wade Breaud
Cooper Veterans Cemetery Superintendent
Jill Coker
Jill Coker
Administrative Assistant
Cooper Veterans Cemetery

 

Kayla Singleton
Kayla Singleton
Administrative Specialist
Cooper Veterans Cemetery

 

 
       

Office of Public Information

Inform and educate the public, State and local leaders, and Veterans on all matters pertaining to Veterans.

Brandon Wilson
Brandon Wilson
Public Information Director
Kiana Miller
Kiana Miller
Social Media Coordinator

 

AVERY LEDWELL
Avery Ledwell
Multimedia Coordinator

Division of Military Affairs

Identify issues affecting military bases or personnel in South Carolina, develop solutions, and coordinate to implement those solutions.

Sandy Claypoole
Sandy Claypoole
Military Affairs Director
Jason Fowler
Jason Fowler
Quality of Life Coordinator
Dan Beatty
Dan Beatty
Chairman, Military Base Task Force
 

Division of Operations

Integrate the effects of all entities in the State that provide a service to Veterans or their families.

David Rozelle Headshot
David Rozelle
Director of Operations
DAN WRIGHTSMAN
Dan Wrightsman
Deputy Director of Operations
 

 

Paulette Dunn
Paulette Dunn
Upstate Regional Integration
Officer

 

Heather Durant-McEady
Heather Durant McEady
Midlands Regional Integration
​​​​​​Officer
JADE BERKLEY
Jade Berkley
Pee Dee Regional Integration
Officer
Jean Brooks Photo
Jean Brooks
Lowcountry Regional Integration Officer
Alexis Martin
Alexis Spry
Transitional Housing Officer

 

Kami Drakes
Kami Drakes
Transitional Housing Coordinator
Sarah Dremann
Sarah Dremann
Plans & Assessment Officer
Steven Noonan
Steven Noonan
Senior Coalition Coordinator
       
AL TAYLOR
Al Taylor
Senior Operations Coordinator
KAILAY WASHINGTON
Kailay Washington
Operations Coordinator
Rodney Oldham
Rodney Oldham
Coalition Coordinator
GABRIEL TRUJILLO
Gabriel Trujillo
Palmetto Pathfinder Program Coordinator

 


Core Values of SCDVA: Who We Are

The South Carolina Department of Veterans' Affairs has a diverse staff committed to serving Service Members, Veterans and Families in our state. Integrity, commitment, and teamwork are just some of the core values that explains part of our mission of service at SCDVA.