WHEREAS, S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(B) 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 State Board of Education is a state office created by Article XI, Section 1, of the South Carolina Constitution that is not listed among the exempt state offices enumerated in S.C. Code Ann. § 1-3-240(C); and
WHEREAS, Dr. James D. Martin, Jr., of Greenville, South Carolina, was previously named as the At-Large Member of the State Board of Education by the Governor of this State;
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby remove Dr. James D. Martin, Jr., from the State Board of Education and appoint James G. Mattos of Greenville as the At-Large Member of the State Board of Education.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 8TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1999.
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