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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR DOUGLAS A. SNYDER FOR EIGHTEEN YEARS OF OUTSTANDING AND DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITADEL BOARD OF VISITORS AND TO BID HIM WELL AS HE COMPLETES HIS SERVICE TO THE CITADEL.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate deeply appreciate the significant contributions that Doug Snyder has made during his eighteen years of service to The Citadel Board of Visitors; and
Whereas, as a 1982 alumnus of The Citadel, Doug Snyder returned to serve on the board of visitors of his alma mater in 1996, bringing with him a wealth of business acumen and a desire to see the college prosper; and
Whereas, in his professional life as a certified public accountant (CPA), he served as an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Columbia from 1983 to 1990 and has served as an auditor and business consultant with The Snyder Firm, PA, in Charleston since 1991; and
Whereas, Mr. Snyder also serves as the chief financial officer (CFO) of South Carolina Office of Rural Health; and
Whereas, deeply committed to his community, he served as the section chairman of the CPA division for the United Way of the Midlands in 1995, and as a board member of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. He was the stewardship chairman of Shandon Presbyterian Church in Columbia and is a deacon at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church in Charleston; and
Whereas, Mr. Snyder was honored to be a member of the Leadership Columbia Class of 1990 and the Leadership South Carolina Class of 2000; and
Whereas, together with his beloved wife of twenty-eight years, the former Julianne Farnsworth, he is rearing two fine children, twins Elizabeth and Manning; and
Whereas, bringing the excellence to The Citadel board that he exhibited as a member of the 1982 Summerall Guards and as a Gold Star cadet, Doug Snyder served on the committee that transformed The Citadel Development Foundation into The Citadel Foundation; and
Whereas, he served as the chair of The Citadel Board of Visitors, initiating the restructuring of the board's committees to transform its structure and activities, preparing the college for future growth and success; and
Whereas, through four presidents of The Citadel, Mr. Snyder served on the board of visitors and served on the presidential search committees for two Citadel presidents; and
Whereas, the South Carolina Senate is profoundly grateful for the meaningful and prudent leadership that Doug Snyder has rendered to education in the Palmetto State as a member of The Citadel Board of Visitors. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, recognize and honor Douglas A. Snyder for eighteen years of outstanding and devoted service to The Citadel Board of Visitors and bid him well as he completes his service to The Citadel.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Douglas A. Snyder.
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