The purpose of this Council is to study and evaluate information concerning community relations issues within the community and to formulate and submit opinions and recommendations as to possible courses of action that appear in the best interest of the community as a whole.


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There are a total of thirty (30) members. Ten (10) members are each appointed by City Council, Richland County and the Chamber of Commerce.
The term for this committee is three (3) years with one (1) re-appointment.
All appointees must reside within the corporate limits of the city.


Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month.

Committee Members:

Term Ends
Elliott Epps2
June 2017
Ronald Thompson2
June 2017
Jennifer Powers2
June 2017
Daniel Coble2
June 2017
Lou Nolan2
June 2017
Keith McIver2 
June 2017
Michael Glymph1
June 2016
Ray Borders Gray1
June 2016
Jessica Lovelace1
June 2016
Jennifer Reed1
June 2016
(#) denotes number of term

Contact Info:

Ms. Henrietta Baskins
Executive Director
Community Relations Council
930 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 733-1130