Commission

The governing board of Midlands Technical College is the Midlands Technical College Commission. These 13 leading citizens are appointed by the governor, upon the recommendation of their respective legislative delegations, to serve as trustees for the college.


Robert P. Wilkins, Jr.Robert P. Wilkins, Jr.

Lexington County, Commission Chair

Board Member since: 1996; current term ends: 2020

Occupation

Real Estate Developer

Education

  • University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, 1982
  • University Of South Carolina School of Law, 1984

Committees

  • Executive (chair)
  • Facilities and Operations (ex-officio)
  • Resource Management (ex-officio)
  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations (ex-officio)
  • Student and College Relations (ex-officio)
  • Government Relations (ex-officio)

Katie M. Bolden

Katie M. Bolden

Richland County

Board Member since: 2009; current term ends: 2020

Occupation

Businesswoman

Committees

  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations
  • Government Relations
  • Student and College Relations

Ronald H. BurkettRonald H. Burkett

Lexington County

Board Member since: 2002; current term ends: 2018

Occupation

CPA

Education

University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1974

Committees

  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations
  • Government Relations
  • Facilities and Operations

Pamela S. HarrisonPamela S. Harrison

Richland County, Commission Secretary

Board Member since: 2011; current term ends: 2017

Occupation

  • Retired Educator
  • Adjunct Faculty Moore School, University of South Carolina

Education

  • University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science in Education, 1975
  • University of South Carolina, Master of Education, 1982

Committees

  • Executive
  • Student and College Relations (chair)
  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations

Picture of Paula A. HitePaula A. Hite

Lexington County

Board Member since: 2016; current term ends: 2019

Occupation

  • Retired Nurse
  • Homemaker/Volunteer

Education

  • Rio Hondo College, Whittier, California, Associate Degree in Nursing, 1973
  • University of South Carolina, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, 1988

Committees

  • Government Relations
  • Facilities and Operations

Margaret U. HolmesMargaret U. Holmes

Fairfield County

Board Member since: 2015; current term ends: 2019

Occupation

  • Retired Federal Records Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC)

Education

  • Management Analysis Certificate-National Archives
  • Forms Analysis & Design Certificate-General Services Administration
  • Elements of Management Analysis Certificate-US Civil Service Commission

Committees

  • Resource Management
  • Government Relations
  • Facilities and Operations

Randall "Mack" JacksonRandall “Mack” Jackson

Richland County, Commission Past Chair

Board Member since: 2009; current term ends: 2019

Occupation 

Pastor and Businessman

Education

  • Benedict College, Bachelor of Arts, 1984
  • University of South Carolina, Master of Education, 1988
  • Currently enrolled at Columbia International University seeking Doctorate of Ministries

Committees

  • Executive
  • Government Relations (chair)
  • Resource Management

Sandra J. JacksonSandra J. Jackson

Richland County

Board Member since: 2013; current term ends: 2020

Occupation

  • Office of the Adjutant General, Resource Manager for the Construction and Facilities Management Office

Education

  • Associate of Arts from Midlands Technical College
  • BA degree from the University of South Carolina in Experimental Psychology/Social Work

Committees

  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations
  • Student and College Relations
  • Resource Management

Christopher M. Joye

Christopher M. Joye

Lexington County

Board Member since: 2003; current term ends: 2019

Occupation

Information Technology Consultant and Entrepreneur

Education

  • Clemson University, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Concentration in Computer Science, 1980
  • University of North Carolina Master of Business Administration, 1990

Committees

  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations (chair)
  • Facilities and Operations
  • Student and College Relations

Robert C. LentzRobert C. Lentz

Richland County

Board Member since 1995; current term ends: 2019

Occupation

Insurance Consultant

Education

Wofford College, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1972

Committees

  • Facilities and Operations
  • Resource Management
  • Government Relations

George P. "Garry" PowersGeorge P. “Garry” Powers

Richland County, Commission Vice Chair

Board Member since: 2009; current term ends: 2017

Occupation

Retired, former Economic Development Consultant

Education

  • University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts, 1977
  • University of South Carolina, Masters of Science-Business Administration, 1984

Committees

  • Executive 
  • Resource Management
  • Student and College Relations

L. Todd SeaseL. Todd Sease

Lexington County

Board Member since: 2009; current term ends: 2019

Occupation

Architect

Education

Clemson University College of Architecture, Bachelor of Science, 1985

Committees

  • Curriculum and Faculty Relations
  • Facilities and Operations (chair)
  • Student and College Relations

Peter E. Server, Sr.Peter E. Sercer, Sr.

Commissioner Emeritus

Board Member: 1989-2016

Occupation

  • Retired Colonel US Airforce
  • Retired Airforce JROTC Program Irmo High School

Diane E. SumpterDiane E. Sumpter

Richland County, Commission Treasurer

Board Member since: 2010; current term ends: 2020

Occupation

Businesswoman

Education

  • University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts English, 1976
  • University of South Carolina, Master of Social Work, 1986

Committees

  • Executive
  • Resource Management (chair)

Fast Fact

MTC offers more than 120 degree, diploma and certificate programs.

MTC Commission Meeting Schedule

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MTC Commission Meeting Agendas

April 19, 2017 (7:30 am - Northeast Campus)
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February 22, 2017 (10:30 am - Harbison Campus)
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January 18, 2017 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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November 16, 2016 (7:30 am - Northeast Campus)
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October 19, 2016 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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July 27, 2016 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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May 18, 2016 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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April 27, 2016 (7:30 am - Northeast Campus)
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February 24, 2016 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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January 20, 2016 (7:30 am - Airport Campus)
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