S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

News Story

Taylor Re-Elected S.C. Sea Grant Board Chair

Feb 2, 2016

Col. Alvin A Taylor, SCDNRCharleston, S.C.— Col. Alvin A. Taylor, director of S.C. Department of Natural Resources, has been re-elected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors. Taylor began his second one-year term on January 1, 2016. “I am pleased to continue working with the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium by supporting research, education and outreach to conserve coastal resources and enhance opportunity for the people of South Carolina,” said Taylor.

Taylor serves as the chief administrator for the state’s natural resources agency with a staff of over 900 located across South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University in 1976 with a bachelor’s in zoology. He completed training at the U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Training Center in Yorktown, Va., in 1976, and graduated from the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy in 1977.

“I look forward to working with Col. Taylor again this year in his role as board chairman,” said Rick DeVoe, executive director of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium. “His leadership has been instrumental to the Consortium as we seek to further advance our programmatic efforts.”

Photo courtesy of SCDNR.