Board of Trustees

The AHJ Regional Library System has four library boards of trustees. Each county has a local board composed of members residing in those counties. The chairman of each county also serves on the Regional Board of Trustees.

Members serve a two-year term.

AHJ Regional Library Board

The AHJ Regional Library Board of Trustees meetings are held quarterly (January, April, July, and October) on the second Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Estill Public Library. The Board may alter the meeting dates and the place of the meeting as needed.

Public Notice: Regular Meetings of the AHJ Regional Library Boards

Pursuant to South Carolina’s Open Meeting Law (SC Code Unannotated 30-4-10 through 30-4-165),  notice is hereby given to the public and the news media, that the following meetings will be held:

October 8, 2024, 5:00 pm

January 14, 2025

Charles l. Carlson
561 Appleton Road
Allendale, SC 29810
803-686-1295
scv842@gmail.com

Frances Chavous
194 Lena St.
Allendale, SC 29810
803-686-1569 (c)
pandachavous@gmail.com

Dawn Winn
4935 Prince William Rd.
Brunson,SC 29911
803-942-1156
dawnwinn2@yahoo.com

Emerson Wiles
116 Joey St.
Hampton, SC 29924
843-901-2806
emersonwilesjr@gmail.com

Sandi Vito
466 Shearwater Pt. Dr.
Bluffton, SC 29909
718-757-9980
Sandiv466@gmail.com

Glenice Watts 
PO Box 998
Ridgeland SC 29936
843-816-1192 
glenicewatts@gmail.com 

Julie Mikols
484 Summertime Place
Hardeeville, SC  29927
847-802-0040
mikolsjulie@gmail.com

Artheen Fitts
6282 Bluff Road
Allendale, SC  29810
803-584-3366
fittsartheen5@gmail.com

Allendale County Board

The Allendale County Library Board of Trustees meetings are held quarterly (January, April, July, and October) on the second Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room, second floor of the Allendale County Library. The Board may alter the meeting dates and the place of the meeting as needed.

Public Notice: Regular Meetings of the AHJ Regional Library Boards

Pursuant to South Carolina’s Open Meeting Law (SC Code Unannotated 30-4-10 through 30-4-165),  notice is hereby given to the public and the news media, that the following meeting will be held:

July 2, 2024, 5:00 pm

October 1, 2024, 5:00 pm

January 7, 2025, 5:00 pm

Charles l. Carlson*
561 Appleton Road
Allendale, SC 29810
803-686-1295
scv842@gmail.com

Artheen Fitts*
6382 Bluff Rd.
Allendale, SC 29810
803-584-3366
fittsartheen5@gmail.com

Frances Chavous*
194 Lena St.
Allendale, SC 29810
803-6861569 (c)
803-5757088 (h)
pandaffc@att.net

Sarah Burgess
2098 Charleston Ave., South
Fairfax, SC 29827
843-819-9752
Burgesssarah033@gmail.com

LaRainia Carter
211 Byrnes Street
Allendale, SC 29810
803-686-1830
carterlarainia@yahoo.com

Vermelle Davis
208 Byrnes Street
Allendale, SC 29810
803-686-0528
vermelledavis@att.net

Lena Green
125 Bailey Lane
Allendale, SC 29810
803-584-4963
lenagrn@aol.com

Louis Mitchell
722 Harter Rd.
Fairfax, SC 29827
803-383-6493
Louismitch20002@yahoo.com

Rachael Sharp
PO Box 143
Allendale, SC 29810
803-584-2357
rachaelsharp@gmail.com

*Indicates Regional Board Trustees

Hampton County Board

The Hampton County Library Board of Trustees meetings are held quarterly (January, April, July, and October) on the fourth Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Hampton County Library or the Estill Public Library. The Board may alter the meeting dates and the place of the meeting as needed.

Public Notice: Regular Meetings of the AHJ Regional Library Boards

July 25, 2024, 5:00 pm

October 24, 2024, 5:00 pm

January 23, 2025, 5:00 pm

Dawn Winn*
4935 Prince William Rd.
Brunson, SC 29911
803-942-1156
dawnwinn2@yahoo.com

LaSonya Bryson-Murdaugh
217 Bullard St.
Hampton, SC 29924
803-842-4064 (c)
lbrysonmurdaugh@gmail.com

Emerson Wiles*
116 Joey St.
Hampton, SC 29924
843-901-2806
emersonwilesjr@gmail.com

Dwana Doctor
PO Box 1591
Varnville, SC 29944
803-571-1280
dwanadoctor@gmail.com

VACANT* Chair

Elizabeth M. Haynes
651 Tison Street
P.O. Box 576
Estill, S.C. 29918
803-625-8137
803-842-8442
Tired-liz@yahoo.com

Sharon C. Robertson
470 Wilkins Road
P.O. Box 1348
Varnville, SC 29944
803-943-5519
803-942-0550
cokerrobertson@yahoo.com

*Indicates Regional Board Trustees

Jasper County Board

The Jasper County Library Board of Trustees meetings are held quarterly (January, April, July, and October) on the third Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Hardeeville Community Library or the Pratt Memorial Library. The Board may alter the meeting dates and the place of the meeting as needed.

Public Notice: Regular Meetings of the AHJ Regional Library Boards

Pursuant to South Carolina’s Open Meeting Law (SC Code Unannotated 30-4-10 through 30-4-165),  notice is hereby given to the public and the news media, that the following meetings will be held:

July 16, 2024, 5:00 pm

October 15, 2024, 5:00 pm

January 17, 2025, 5:00 pm

Stuart Shatz
2216 Freedom Parkway
Hardeeville, SC 29927
843-784-0108
stushatz51@gmail.com

Glenice Watts *
PO Box 998
Ridgeland SC 29936
843-816-1129
glenicewatts@gmail.com

William (Billy) Weaver
1626 Bees Creek Rd.
Ridgeland, SC 29936
843-686-3444
billy@hargray.com

Sandi Vito* Chair, AHJ board
466 Shearwater Pt. Dr.
Bluffton, SC 29909
718-757-9980
Sandiv466@gmail.com

Julie Mikols, Chair*
484 Summertime Place
Hardeeville, SC 29927
847-802-0040
mikolsjulie@gmail.com

Daniel Gemmell
1715 Bees Creek Rd
Ridgeland, SC 29936
843-816-1426
DanGemmell@embarqmail.com

Julie Aloisio
1041 Beachcomber Blvd.
Hardeeville, SC 29927
540-424-7889
JulieAloisio@gmail.com

*Indicates Regional Board Trustees