South Carolina Legislature


    Representative John Taliaferro "Jay" West, IV

Representative John Taliaferro "Jay" West, IV photo

Republican - Anderson

District 7 - Abbeville & Anderson Counties - Map

Columbia Address

404A Blatt Bldg.
Columbia 29201

Business Phone (803) 212-6954

Cell Phone (864) 379-1379

Home Address

402 Brown Ave.
Belton 29627

Business Phone (864) 260-4025

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Personal Information

  • Businessman & Consultant
  • Residing at 402 Brown Avenue, Belton
  • Born November 29, 1964 in Anderson
  • Son of John T. West III and Susan Poore Lacy
  • Erskine 1987; Masters, 1992; Doctorate, 1997
  • Gordon Conwell, Arrow Leadership Dev., 1990 - 1992
  • Penn St. University, School of Econ. Dev., 2007
  • January 8, 1988 married Jennifer Brice, 3 children John T. West V "Jack", Brice McCaslin West, and Gray Thomason West
  • Manager State Farm Insurance, 1986 - 1989
  • VP, Inst. Relations, Erskine College, 1993 - 2007
  • CEO, The Partnership Alliance, 2007 - 2009
  • The Taliaferro Group, Principal, 2009 - present
  • Robinson & West LLC, Appraisal Practice, 2014-
  • Rotary Citizen of the Year, Abbeville County, 2000
  • Innovision Technology Award, 2001
  • Palmetto Pride Board of Directors, Appointed by Governor James H. Hodges, 2002 - 2004
  • Govs. Statewide Award for Rural Leadership Dev., S.C. Dept. of Commerce, 2002
  • South Carolina. Ambassador for Econ. Dev., 2002
  • Upstate Alliance Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Com., Chairman, Developers Com., 2006 - 2009
  • Erskine College Board of Counselors, 2006 - 2008
  • South Carolina BIO Board of Govs., 2006 - 2009
  • Lander University Board of Visitors, 2007 - 2009
  • SCPAC, Legis. Com., 2015
  • South Carolina Professional Appraisers Coalition, Board of Directors, 2016
  • Master Mason

   

Committee Assignments

Sponsored Bills in the House

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Voting Record

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Service In Public Office

  • Belton City Council, 2012
  • Mayor Pro Tempore, Belton City Council, 2014



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