WHEREAS, Section 1-3-240(B) of the South Carolina Code of Laws states: "[a]ny person appointed to a state office by a Governor, either with or without the advice and consent of the Senate, other than those officers enumerated in subsection (C), may be removed from office by the Governor at his discretion by an Executive Order removing the officer"; and
WHEREAS, membership on the Board of Trustees of the John De La Howe School is a state office that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in Section 1-3-240(C) of the South Carolina Code of Laws; and
WHEREAS, Westley Darrell McAllister of Mt. Carmel, McCormick, South Carolina, was previously named to the Board of Trustees of the John De La Howe School by former Governor Hodges;
WHEREAS, Cordes G. Seabrook, Jr. of Anderson, South Carolina is a fit and proper person to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the John De La Howe School.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Westley Darrell McAllister from the Board of Trustees of the John De La Howe School and declare the seat previously held by Westley Darrell McAllister to be vacant.
FURTHER, I hereby appoint on an interim basis Cordes G. Seabrook to replace Westley Darrell McAllister as a member of the Board of Trustees of the John De La Howe School pursuant to Section 1-3-210 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 17th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2003.
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