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Commissioner Elizabeth B. "Lib" Fleming

 

Photo of Elizabeth B. Fleming
Photo by: Vicki Lovett

 

Spartanburg, SC

Fourth District: Greenville and Spartanburg

Email: Commissioner.Fleming@psc.sc.gov

Administrative Coordinator: Nina Gates, 803-896-5259 
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Assumed Commissionership: 2004
Current Term ends: June 30, 2018
Elected Chairman July 2008

Education:    

Leadership South Carolina, Class of 1999
Leadership Spartanburg, Class of 1990
Bachelor of Arts, Converse College, 1965

Government Experience:

Spartanburg City Council Member, 1994 - 2004

  • Mayor pro-tem, 1999

Appalachian Council of Governments Board member, 1996 - present
Regional Transportation Committee, 

  • Chair, 1998 - present

Development Corporation Loan Review Committee, 1997 - present

  • Executive and Budget Committees, 1997 - present

National League of Cities, 1994 - 2003

  • Energy, Environment and National Resources Policy Committee, 1996 - 2004
  • International Municipal Consortium, Vice Chair, 1996 - 1998
  • World Assembly of Cities, United National Habitat II City Summit, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Member, 5-person US Delegation, May 1996

Spartanburg Development Council

  • Board member, 1992 - 2003
  • Steering Committee member, Spartanburg’s Share the Vision, 1994 - 2004

Public Service Commission of South Carolina, elected, March 2004

  • Elected Chairman 2008 

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)

  • Member, 2004 - present
  • Member, Committee on Electricity
  • Vice-Chair, Committee on Critical Infrastructure

Other Civic Involvement:

United Way of the Piedmont, Board of Directors, 1998 - present

  • Chair, “Success by Six” Steering Committee, 1999 - 2002
  • Executive Committee, 1999 - 2000, 2001 - 2002
  • Campaign Chair, 1998 - 1999

Converse College, Board of Visitors, 2000 - present
SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Foundation, Board member, 1997-present
USC Spartanburg, Carolina Piedmont Foundation, Board of Directors, 2001- present
Spartanburg Urban League, Board of Directors, 1999 - present
Urban League of the Upstate, Inc., Regional Board of Directors, 1999 - 2003
American Red Cross, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1989
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Phyllis Wheatley Association, Spartanburg, 1992 - 1996, 

  • Chair 1995 - 1996

Chamber of Commerce, Eastside Coalition Chair, 1995 - 1996
Cultural Center Foundation, President, 1988 - 1997
Friends of the Arts, Board of Directors, 1974 - 1984, 1986 - 1991
Spartanburg County SAFE Home Network Board, Charter member, 1982 - 1988

Awards:

Mary Mildred Sullivan Award for Outstanding Citizenship, Converse College, 1999
The Spartanburg Conservation Endowment (SPACE) Volunteer of the Year, 1997

Personal:

First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg, Member
Converse College, Baccalaureate Speaker, 1997