2019 Board Nomination and Board Reconstitution

Attention: SC811 Members and Stakeholders

Nominations are now open

 SC811 By-Laws require a reconstitution of the Board of Directors every 3 years. This election process is required to take place at the 4th Quarter Board Meeting during an election year. Details regarding the time and location of that upcoming meeting are listed below. All Nominees are highly encouraged to be present during the election process

We will also be notifying the lead Directors who must be members or person employed by members of SC811. This information is pulled from the most current members applications on file with SC811, a copy of the letter is attached below. Directors shall serve three-year terms or until their successors are designated. The Board meets once per quarter and there is an attendance policy regarding those meetings. In addition, SC811 Board Policy 1020 requires, “to be considered for a Board seat and/or office, the proposed candidate must be in ‘Good Standing’ as defined in the By-Laws ‘Definition’”

If your company or association wishes to submit a nomination to serve on the board, your recommendation submittal must be provided to SC811 no later than September 3, 2019. If you are selecting a specific seat for your stakeholder group and would like to also be considered for one of the three representatives employed by different facility operators in South Carolina, please address that in your nomination letter to be considered for either seat. Submissions can be made electronically or by mail the information is listed below.

For Board members serving under commonly controlled companies, there will be additional information requested after the Board reconstitution.  Please be sure to state the stakeholder position your nomination is for and include the candidate’s professional background and relevant experience. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor the day of the board meeting on November 1, 2019. Any person making a nomination from the floor must be prepared to show that the nominee meets the statutory requirements for the board slot for which the nomination is offered. In addition, they must also have the require documents addressed above in their possession at the meeting.

The meeting will be held at Wild Dunes Resort, 200 Grand Pavilion Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451. The board meeting will be called to order at 9:00 AM.

The number of Directors of “SC811” shall be twenty-four (24) and the Directors shall include the following:

(1) one representative from each of the six Operators that receive the highest annual notification transmission volumes from the notification center;

(2) one representative of a public water or sewer company;

(3) one representative of an electric cooperative;

(4) one representative of an investor‑owned natural gas utility;

(5) one representative of a company that transports hazardous liquids as defined in 49 U.S.C. 60101(a)(4);

(6) one representative of a telephone cooperative;

(7) one representative of a rural water district;

(8) one representative of the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems;

(9) one representative of the South Carolina Association of Counties;

(10) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for facility contract locating;

(11) one representative of the South Carolina Department of Transportation;

(12) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for construction of roads and highways;

(13) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for construction of facilities;

(14) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for landscaping or irrigation;

(15) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina as a general contractor or as a subcontractor in the construction industry;

(16) three representatives employed by Operators in South Carolina not among the Operators listed in item (1) above; and

(17) one representative of a special purpose district providing natural gas.

Mail To:

Attention – Nominations Committee- South Carolina 811

810 Dutch Square Blvd, Ste 320
Columbia SC 29210

Email To:
 [email protected]

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18 Board Seats Letter

SECTION 58-36-50. Operators association notification center; reports; damage prevention training
program.
(A) Operators must maintain an association that will operate a notification center providing for the receipt
of notice of excavation or demolition in a defined geographical area. The notification center must be
governed by a board of directors composed of operators and damage prevention stakeholders that are
members of the association. The by-laws of the association must provide for a board of directors with the
following membership:
(1) one representative from each of the six facility members that receive the highest annual notification
transmission volumes from the notification center;
(2) one representative of a public water or sewer company;
(3) one representative of an electric cooperative;
(4) one representative of an investor-owned natural gas utility;
(5) one representative of a company that transports hazardous liquids as defined in 49 U.S.C.
60101(a)(4);
(6) one representative of a telephone cooperative;
(7) one representative of a rural water district;
(8) one representative of the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems;
(9) one representative of the South Carolina Association of Counties;
(10) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for facility contract locating;
(11) one representative of the South Carolina Department of Transportation;
(12) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for construction of roads and highways;
(13) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for construction of facilities;
(14) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina for landscaping or irrigation;
(15) one representative of a company licensed in South Carolina as a general contractor or as a
subcontractor in the construction industry;
(16) three representatives employed by different facility operators in South Carolina; and
(17) one representative of a special purpose district providing natural gas.