Steering Committee


A Steering Committee, comprised of representatives of stakeholder groups relevant to Lady’s Island, was approved by the Northern Beaufort County Regional Plan Implementation Committee. The members are as follows:

Member Name & Organization:

  • Robert Semmler, Chair | Northern Beaufort County Regional Plan Implementation Committee
  • Judy Alling | Metropolitan Planning Commission, Port Royal
  • Paul Butare | Lady’s Island Business Professionals Association (LIBPA)
  • Carol Crutchfield | Beaufort County School District
  • Bill Harris | Metropolitan Planning Commission, City of Beaufort
  • Caroline Fermin |Beaufort County Planning Commission
  • Chuck Newton | Sea Island Corridor Coalition
  • Allen Patterson | Lady’s Island Community Preservation Committee
  • Kate Schaefer | Coastal Conservation League
  • James Watson | St. Helena Island Representative