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 Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority is a state office appointed by the Governor 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, Thomas Graham Edwards of Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, South Carolina, was previously appointed to the Board of Directors on April 22, 2003; and
WHEREAS, Guerry E. Green of Pawley's Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina is a fit and proper person to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Thomas Graham Edwards from the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority and declare the seat previously held by Thomas Graham Edwards to be vacant.
FURTHER, I hereby appoint on an interim basis Guerry E. Green to replace Thomas Graham Edwards as a member of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Public Service Authority 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 10th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2004.
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