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Chairman Nikiya "Nikki" Hall


Photo: Commissioner Hall

Photo by: Vicki Lovett

Columbia, SC

Sixth District: All of Allendale, Hampton, Jasper, Bamberg, Calhoun, Clarendon, Williamsburg, and parts of Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Berkeley, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, Florence, and Beaufort

Administrative Coordinator: Melissa Purvis, 803-896-5180 

Assumed Commissionership 2010
Current Term ends: June 30, 2018

Elected to the Commission in June of 2010, Nikki Hall is currently serving a four year term. She brings to the Commission prior judicial experience as a magistrate in Richland County. Ms. Hall is an attorney by profession, licensed in both South Carolina and Georgia. She completed her undergraduate studies at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating with honors, and earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. She began her law career clerking for the Honorable Casey Manning, circuit court judge in the Fifth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina. Following her clerkship, Ms. Hall served as a prosecutor in the Fifth Judicial Circuit prosecuting felonies, managing appeals and participating in many major trials.

In addition to her service on the South Carolina Commission, Ms. Hall also participates in utility regulation on the national level by serving on the Energy Resources and the Environment Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) as well as the NARUC subcommittee on Utility Market Access Partnership.

Ms. Hall is active in the community, serving on the Brookland Foundation, a nonprofit foundation supporting initiatives such as HIV/AIDS awareness, health and wellness promotion, and elementary education tutoring. She also serves as an officer of the Columbia Chapter of the National Alumna Association of Spelman College.