The governing body of Francis Marion University is the Board of Trustees, which is by statute constituted a body corporate and politic under the name of the Board of Trustees for Francis Marion University and is charged with responsibility for overseeing the effective governance of the University.

Chair


Robert E. Lee (’82)
Marion
At Large
Seat Number 8
Term Expires 2022

Vice Chair


H. Randall Dozier (’77)
Murrells Inlet
At Large
Seat Number 11
Term Expires 2020

Secretary


Floyd L. Keels (’12 Honorary Degree)
Lake City
Congressional District #6
Seat Number 6
Term Expires 2022


Jody Bryson
Greenville
Congressional District #4
Seat Number 4
Term Expires 2020


William W. Coleman Jr. (’71)
Florence
At Large
Seat Number 15
Term Expires 2020

H. Paul Dove, Jr.
Winnsboro
Congressional District #5
Seat Number 5
Term Expires 2022


Benjamin I. Duncan
Columbia
Congressional District #2
Seat Number 2
Term Expires 2020


L. Franklin Elmore (’73)
Greenville
At Large
Seat Number 14
Term Expires 2022


R. Tracy Freeman (’92)
North Augusta
At Large
Seat Number 13
Term Expires 2022


William Edward Gunn
Columbia
At Large
Seat Number 12
Term Expires 2022


Patricia C. Hartung
Greenwood
Congressional District #3
Seat Number 3
Term Expires 2020


Kenneth W. Jackson (’84)
Florence
At Large
Seat Number 10
Term Expires 2022


Stephen N. Jones (’88)
Hartsville
Appointed by Governor
Seat Number 16
Term Coterminous


Karen A. Leatherman (’80)
Florence
At Large
Seat Number 9
Term Expires 2020


George C. McIntyre (’78)
Bennettsville
Congressional District #7
Seat Number 7
Term Expires 2020


Mark S. Moore
Mount Pleasant
Congressional District #1
Seat Number 1
Term Expires 2022


J. Kevin O’Kelly
Florence
Appointed by Governor
Seat Number 17
Term coterminous

Emeriti


Edward S. Ervin, III
Sumter


Sen. Hugh K. Leatherman (’87 Honorary Degree)
Florence


Gail Ness Richardson
Barnwell