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Chair Florence P. Belser

    Second District: All of Aiken, Barnwell, and Lexington, and parts of Orangeburg and RichlandPhoto of Vice Chair Florence P. Belser

    Administrative Coordinator:  Tricia DeSanty, 803.896.5100

    Assumed Commissionership February 19, 2019

    Served as Vice Chair July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022

    Chair  July 1, 2022 - Present


    College of Charleston, Bachelor's of Science in Biology, 1983

    University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1987





Professional Experience:

Served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James "Mac" Morris from 1988 to 1990.

Served as an associate in private practice from 1990 to 1991. 

Served as an assistant solicitor for South Carolina's Third Judicial Circuit from 1991 to 1993. 

Worked as staff attorney and deputy general counsel for the Public Service Commission from 1993 to 2003.

Served as the executive assistant at the PSC from 2003 to 2004.

Served as general counsel in the Office of Regulatory Staff from 2004 to 2019. 



Native of South Carolina.

Committee Member and Director of American Legion Auxiliary's Palmetto Girls State for over twenty years.