South Carolina Legislature

    Representative Joseph H. "Joe" Neal

Representative Joseph H. "Joe" Neal photo

Home County: RICHLAND

House District 70 - Richland, Sumter

Personal Information

  • Vice President, New Horizons Systems, Inc.
  • Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Chester
  • Residing at 1326 Clarkson Rd., Hopkins
  • Born August 31, 1950
  • Son of Choatte R., Sr. and LaVerne K. Neal
  • Benedict College, B.A., 1972
  • Post graduate studies, Colgate Divinity, Pittsburg Theological Seminary
  • Honorary D.D., Benedict College
  • Chairman, Citizens for Hopkins Community Organization
  • Member, Moving Forward Community Group
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • American Soc. Software Engineers
  • Board of Directors, past member, South Carolina Fair Share
  • Co-founder, CLEAN-Citizens Local Environment Action Network
  • Board member, South Carolina Environmental Watch
  • Founder and Board member, Area Communities in Economic Development (Community Development Corporation)
  • Sumter Area Economic Development
  • Board member, Funds for Southern Coms.
  • Lower Richland Water Authority, Lower Richland Community Council
  • Past member, First Union Bank Comm. Reinvestment Act Advisory Board
  • Rural Sumter Commission for Economic Development
  • Chairman, Citizens for Hopkins Neighborhood Associations
  • Governor's Nuclear Waste Task Force
  • Co-Chairman, South Carolina Progressive Network
  • Board member, AAEJAN-The African American Environmental Action Network
  • Chairman, South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, 2000-02
  • Deputy Democratic Leader
  • House Ways and Means Committee
  • Honorary Ph.D of Humanities, Francis Marion University


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