As the College’s governing body, the Board of Trustees is responsible for the school's educational mission and fiscal policies. The Columbia College Board of Trustees members serve a term of four years and are eligible to serve as many as three consecutive terms.

Board Trustees for 2020–2021

Tom KeithMr. Thomas C. Keith | Chair
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina


Kimberly WellmanMs. Kimberly Wellman | Vice Chair
Vice President | Communication Strategies
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

John MosserMr. John Marshall Mosser, Esq. | Secretary
Associate General Counsel
Global Lending Services


Charlotte BerryMs. Charlotte L. Berry

Tiffany BoykinRev. Tiffany D. Knowlin Boykin '03
Wesley United Methodist Church

Martha BrownMs. Martha Brown '88
La-Z-Boy Southeast

Ruth Anne CollinsMs. Ruth Anne McCarter Collins ’68




Helen Grant

Ms. Helen Nelson Grant ’81
Chief Diversity and Multicultural Inclusion Officer
Richland District Two

Bishop HolstonBishop L. Jonathan Holston
Resident Bishop
South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church


Marion KnoxMr. Marion A. Knox, Jr. 
Terminix Service Inc.



Margie PizarroMs. Margie Pizarro M'02
The Pizarro Law Firm, LLC


Ben RexMr. Ben Rex
Chief Executive Officer


John SmithMr. John C.B. Smith, Jr.
Attorney, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Owner, John C. B. Smith Real Estate


Mark TimbesMr. Mark Timbes
Garvin Design Group



Christopher TroupDr. E. Christopher Troup
Physician | Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Greenville Health System





Alumnae Association President

Lisa FuscoMs. Lisa K Fusco '91
Director of Development
Epworth Children's Home


Trustee Emeritus

Edward SellersMr. M. Edward Sellers
Retired, President and Chief Executive Officer
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina