Board of Directors

Our Board provides strategic leadership focusing on the long-term impact of the Council’s work to reduce unintentional injuries and death in communities across the Southeast. The Board sets policy and direction and partners with staff to identify the strategies that lead to success in safety prevention. Meet our Board of Directors. 

Nichole Spivey

President

Promise Health Plan

Strategic Project Coordinator

Nichole Spivey

President

“I am proud to serve on the SCNSC Board who seeks to improve the knowledge about the magnitude, the causes, and the predisposing components of unintentional injuries by empowering the communities with educational programs to reduce fatalities.”

Pauline Lewis

Vice President

Michelin North America

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Pauline Lewis

Vice President

“My passion for improving the work environment comes from a personal experience with a family member injured at work when she was a child. Then, through my education, I was exposed to different challenges that workers and employers face when maintaining and improving safety in the work environment.”

Laura Comstock

Past President

Retired, Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Manager of Technical Training & Operations Qualifications

Laura Comstock

Past President

“I have built a career to focus on workplace safety and the key to workplace safety is having committed leadership and a well-trained, well-supplied workforce. SCNSC uses the same philosophies I have used throughout my career not only in the workplace, but in the broader community…train, train, train and then make sure they have the right tools and suitable support systems to be successful.”

Will Hinson

Secretary / Treasurer

SKC, Inc.

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Will Hinson

Secretary / Treasurer

“I am honored to be able to serve an organization that focuses on saving lives both at work and at home in our communities. It is very rewarding to be able to help shape the direction, goals, and strategy of such an organization while collaborating with safety minded professionals across various backgrounds.”

Marcus K. Gore

Member-at-Large

SC Department of Public Safety

General Counsel

Marcus K. Gore

Member-at-Large

"I regularly see the consequences of poor driving habits and the tremendous toll those decisions make on family and friends. SCNSC works tirelessly to educate drivers, particularly teen drivers, on the impact of unsafe behavior on the road. I stand proud in our efforts to increase awareness of safe driving practices and reduce fatalities on our roadways.”

Regina Creech

Board Member

Medical University of South Carolina

Back2Business Liaison Manger

Regina Creech

Board Member

"It is incredibly rewarding to work with other professionals from various backgrounds to improve workforce and community health and safety. NSC programs directly impact where we live, work, learn and play.”

Scott DeBow

Board Member

Avetta

Principal HS/E

Scott DeBow

Board Member

“I believe enabling stronger safety leadership, knowledge and resources throughout our communities is among our greatest opportunities to positively impact today's society, while equipping the next generation to lead into the future. Serving on the SCNSC Board allows me to contribute to the mission and strategic direction of an organization committed to saving lives, from the workplace to any place, across South Carolina and Georgia.”

Chris Garner

Board Member

D&T Steel

Fleet Safety Director / OSHA Site Inspector

Chris Garner

Board Member

“I enjoy working with the Council as this organization offers training that greatly improves the quality of life for all of us.”

Tim Hinson

Board Member

SC School Boards Insurance Trust Fund

Assistant Director for Risk Control

Tim Hinson

Board Member

“I first got involved with the National Safety Council because of Alive at 25. Working with school districts everyday, I saw the need for such a valuable program for today’s young people. But the Southeastern Chapter of the National Safety Council is so much more than one program. Our involvement in corporate and community safety has been a wonderful place to give my time.”

Rick Hubbard

Board Member

11th Judicial Circuit

Solicitor

Rick Hubbard

Board Member

Larry Lucas

Board Member

State Farm

Agent

Larry Lucas

Board Member

“I’ve been working the SCNSC for many years. Having been involved with the tremendous growth of this organization, and watching the impact of all of the various programs, I truly believe this group of great folks is making a real difference in our community and beyond.”

Bryan Tolar

Board Member

BlueCross BlueShield of SC

Safety & Security Supervisor, Facilities Management

Bryan Tolar

Board Member

“SCNSC is an important resource for BlueCross BlueShield. It’s helped us build a culture of safety. As a Board Member, I expect to gain a better appreciation of how other organizations like ours are developing a safety culture and what techniques they are using to meet their goals.”

Todd Buehrig

Non-Voting Board Member

National Safety Council Southeastern Chapter (SCNSC)

President & CEO

Todd Buehrig

Non-Voting Board Member

"Leading this organization is an honor! Our work at SCNSC has the power to save lives, protect communities, and ensure everyone comes home safe. The impact we make across SC and GA is not measured in dollars, but in the safety education and well-being of those we serve."

tbuehrig@scnsc.org