Function:

The purpose of this committee is to receive; review proposals from organizations requesting money from the City’s Accommodations Tax Fund; and make recommendations to City Council on those proposals.
This committee was created by S.C. Code 12-35-720.
 

Composition:

There are seven (7) council appointments. Of the seven (7) members four (4) must be designated hospitality industry representatives and two (2) of which must be from the lodging sector. One (1) member must be a cultural interest representative. The other two (2) may citizens in the community.
Term of office is two (2) years and eligible for one (1) reappointment.
All appointees must reside and/or work in the corporate limits of the city.
 

Meetings:

Meetings are held on a quarterly basis or as needed.
 

Committee Members:

Name
Term Ends
Designation
Mr. Frank Cook1
June 2018
Hospitality/Lodging
Ms. Edna Langley 2
June 2017
Hospitality
Mr. Raj Champaneri 2
June2017
Hospitality/Lodging
Ms. Sandra Sims1
June 2018
Hospitality/Lodging
Joelle Ryan-Cook1
August 2018
Cultural
Mr. Hal Stevenson 2
June 2018
At-Large
Ms. Shennice Cleckley 2
May 2017
At-Large
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(#) denotes number of term 
 

 Contact Info:

 Ms. Ginger Fanning
City of Columbia
 1737 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 545-3048