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S*1108
Session 121 (2015-2016) 

S*1108 Concurrent Resolution, By Setzler, Alexander, Allen, Bennett, Bright, 
Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, 
Fair, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Jackson, Johnson, Kimpson, 
Leatherman, Lourie, Malloy, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, J. Matthews, 
M.B. Matthews, McElveen, Nicholson, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Sabb, Scott, Shealy, 
Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin, Williams and Young
 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION TO HONOR MR. DAN EARL JONES, VICE PRESIDENT OF
 GOVERNMENT RELATIONS FOR TIME WARNER CABLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION
 OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO EXTEND DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS FIFTY YEARS OF
 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, AND TO OFFER BEST WISHES FOR A SATISFYING AND REWARDING
 RETIREMENT.

   02/23/16  Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House
                     (Senate Journal-page 7)
   02/24/16  House  Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence
                     (House Journal-page 6)



VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

2/23/2016



S. 1108

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

TO HONOR MR. DAN EARL JONES, VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS FOR TIME WARNER CABLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO EXTEND DEEP APPRECIATION FOR HIS FIFTY YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, AND TO OFFER BEST WISHES FOR A SATISFYING AND REWARDING RETIREMENT.

Whereas, Mr. Dan Earl Jones has served as Vice President of Government Relations for Time Warner Cable of South Carolina since May 2007, spending thirty-eight years of his fifty-year career as a registered lobbyist or lobbyist's principal; and

Whereas, Mr. Jones was born in Columbia and grew up in West Columbia. He attended Brookland-Cayce High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Charleston Southern University; and

Whereas, in 1965, Mr. Jones began working for South Carolina Electric and Gas Company and in 1979, he became the Director of Legislative Affairs and began his first year lobbying; and

Whereas, after more than fifteen years with South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, Mr. Jones began working for GSC Corporation, Chemical Services Group, where he was responsible for developing policy positions on proposed legislation in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee; and

Whereas, Mr. Jones then spent several years working for Duke Power Company, as Director of South Carolina Governmental Affairs, for Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc., as Vice President of Public Affairs, as president of Dan E. Jones & Company, Inc., as president of The Public Policy Group, LLC, and as president of Governmental Consultants, Inc. In these positions he was responsible for all governmental activities for the State for local, regional, and national corporations; and

Whereas, Mr. Jones is an active member of his community, serving as chairman of the board for the South Carolina Cable Television Association, on the Charleston Southern University Board of Visitors, as past president of the Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation, as a member of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and on the Lexington Medical Center Board of Directors, where he served as chairman of the board for three years; and

Whereas, he previously served as vice president of the Utilities State Government Organization, and was appointed by Governor Carroll Campbell in 1987 to serve as commissioner for the SC Water Resources Commission; and

Whereas, Mr. Jones and his wife, Pat, are members of Trinity Baptist Church. They have three children, Kristina Catoe, Jill Brown, and Brad Jovanelly, and three grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Parker, and Emma; and

Whereas, the South Carolina General Assembly is grateful for the many years of dedicated service Mr. Jones has given to the citizens of this State through his representation and advocacy on a broad range of issues, and the members take great pleasure in wishing him all the best as he enters a much-deserved retirement. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:

That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, honor Mr. Dan Earl Jones, Vice President of Government Relations for Time Warner Cable of South Carolina, on the occasion of his retirement, to extend deep appreciation for his fifty years of distinguished service, and to offer best wishes for a satisfying and rewarding retirement.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mr. Dan Earl Jones.

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