SC Farm Bureau Federation Adds Wilson to Government Relations Staff

01/08/2019

Cayce, SC – The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation has named David Wilson as the Senior Legislative Coordinator, Policy Specialist and National Legislative Coordinator. Wilson joined the SCFB staff in January, bringing with him a strong knowledge and understanding of environmental initiatives in South Carolina, along with extensive leadership and public policy experience.

Wilson, formerly the Acting Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, was a member of the DHEC team for more than 30 years, playing key leadership roles in several areas. Prior to being appointed Acting Director, Wilson was the Senior Director of Legislative Affairs, serving as the agency’s liaison to the S.C. General Assembly, as well as coordinating and communicating agency policy.

Wilson also previously served as Chief of the agency’s Bureau of Water and was interim Director of Legislative Affairs for Environmental Quality Control.

Wilson has been a representative on numerous national and state environmental initiatives, including serving as the S.C. Governor’s representative on the National Governors Association Federal Facilities Task Force. Wilson has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of South Carolina.

“We are extremely excited about David joining our organization. We are confident that the skills and talents he brings will have a lasting impact on all SCFB members and the organization as a whole,” said Harry Ott, SCFB President. “His extensive knowledge of environmental affairs and work alongside the South Carolina legislature makes for a positive addition to SCFB. We look forward to having David on our Government Relations team.”

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