Meet Our Team

We're passionate about bringing you safety training courses that make our roads, workplaces and communities safer, healthier and stronger. Meet the folks at SCNSC who oversee our operations, safety training, customer service and more. 

Todd Buehrig

President & CEO

Todd Buehrig

President & CEO

"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

Taylor Harrison

Chief Operating Officer

Taylor Harrison

Chief Operating Officer

"As a nonprofit management and marketing professional, I am NSC's biggest fan! By leveraging our expansive audience across the Southeast, we have the power to inspire change and save lives. Whether it's promoting safe driving, advocating for workplace safety or raising awareness, every message has the potential to make a real difference. Through our collective efforts, I sincerely believe we can make our world a better place."

tharrison@scnsc.org

Stacey Mullis

Director of Finance

Stacey Mullis

Director of Finance

"I have worked for SCNSC more than 30 years because I believe in the mission of the organization. As a finance director, I may not be on the front lines, but I know that my contributions are essential to supporting the important work we do. It is an honor to be part of an organization that truly makes a difference and saves lives."

smullis@scnsc.org

Wendy Padgett

Director of Workplace Safety & Health

Wendy Padgett

Director of Workplace Safety & Health

"As an experienced EHS professional, I have seen firsthand the significant impact that safety training programs can have on a workplace. By investing in safety training programs, employers demonstrate their commitment to the well-being of their employees. Safety training not only reduces the risk of accidents and injuries, but it can also create a culture of safety that fosters teamwork, communication, and accountability."

wpadgett@scnsc.org

Melissa Reck

Director of Traffic Safety

Melissa Reck

Director of Traffic Safety

"I choose to steer the development and management of our defensive driving curriculum so drivers in the Southeast will gain the tools to make smart decisions and avoid dangerous situations. By offering a comprehensive and engaging curriculum, we can help drivers understand the risks and consequences of reckless driving and teach them skills and strategies to stay safe behind the wheel."

mreck@scnsc.org

Barbara Novinbakht

First Aid Manager

Barbara Novinbakht

First Aid Manager

"NSC's First Aid, CPR, and AED training can give you the power to save lives and develop a culture of safety and preparedness within your organization. Your efforts can make all the difference in providing a safe and responsive workplace environment, protecting the people you care about, and protecting your bottom line."

bnovinbakht@scnsc.org

Ellyn Learn

Workplace Safety Coordinator

Ellyn Learn

Workplace Safety Coordinator

"I enjoy helping companies and individuals coordinate and implement safety programs because I know the tools, trainings and resources we provide will help workers get home safe. Our workplace and work zone training programs are making a positive impact on our workforce and safety culture in the Southeast, and that is a why I choose NSC!"

elearn@scnsc.org

Maria Hook

First Aid Coordinator

Maria Hook

First Aid Coordinator

"Our Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED training courses for the ABC Quality program equips childcare providers with the confidence and knowledge they need to respond quickly and effectively in an emergency situation. Through my work at SCNSC, I know we are protecting children in South Carolina, while empowering employees to provide a safe and nurturing environment."

mhook@scnsc.org

Kathy Harris

Alive at 25 Coordinator

Kathy Harris

Alive at 25 Coordinator

"Coordinating the Alive at 25 program is not just about teaching young drivers how to stay safe on the road, it's about equipping them with the knowledge and skills to make responsible decisions behind the wheel. Our work is empowering the next generation of drivers to take ownership of their safety, protect themselves and others on the road, and build a culture of safe driving that can last a lifetime."

kharris@scnsc.org

Libby Miller

Traffic Safety Coordinator

Libby Miller

Traffic Safety Coordinator

"As a mom, I believe teaching people about safe driving is crucial because it can save lives and protect your loved ones. Every year, thousands of people die or are injured in car crashes, all of which are preventable. By educating ourselves and others on safe driving practices, we can help end this epidemic on our roads."

lmiller@scnsc.org

Lucia Smith

Customer Service Representative

Lucia Smith

Customer Service Representative

It is a pleasure for me to help customers learn more about our programs at SCNSC. I enjoy speaking with people from all walks of life, including Spanish speaking individuals. ¡Creo que juntos podemos hacer del mundo un lugar más seguro para vivir y trabajar!

info@scnsc.org

Bill Finch

Driving Academy Coordinator

Bill Finch

Driving Academy Coordinator

As a former law enforcement officer, I am committed to training new drivers to navigate the road with responsibility and vigilance, because the most important destination is always home.

bfinch@scnsc.org

Terry Rutledge

Work Zone Safety Consultant & Trainer

Terry Rutledge

Work Zone Safety Consultant & Trainer

"Work zone safety training is not just a legal requirement, it's a responsibility to ensure that you and your workers return home safe every day. By investing your valuable time in work zone training, you are demonstrating your commitment to creating a safer and more productive work environment on our roads in the Southeast."

info@scnsc.org

Bridget Cowen

State Coordinator SC OL

South Carolina Operation Lifesaver

Bridget Cowen

State Coordinator SC OL

"I am passionate about education of the rail safety message because it is important for our society and the safety of our kids, young drivers, and working adults. Spreading awareness of traffic signs, signals, and safety tips can help stop track tragedies in South Carolina."

South-Carolina@oli.org