Download This Version in Microsoft Word format
House: Loftis, Allison, Bannister, Burns, Chumley, Dillard, Elliott, Hamilton, Putnam, Robinson-Simpson, G.R. Smith, Stringer, Trantham, Willis
Date: June 22, 2018
Doc Name: L:\Council\Bills\GM\25268ZW18.DOCX
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE HONORABLE PHYLLIS J. HENDERSON OF GREENVILLE COUNTY FOR HER DEDICATED SERVICE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON BEHALF OF HER CONSTITUENTS AND THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives learned with sincere regret that Phyllis Henderson will depart from the House of Representatives at the conclusion of her current term; and
Whereas, Representative Henderson earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1982 and a master's degree from Indiana University in 1984; and
Whereas, a businesswoman and community leader, she served as a management analyst for the City of Greenville from 1985 to 1986 and as vice president of governmental affairs for the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce from 1986 to 1989; and
Whereas, Representative Henderson served as the business manager for the Greenville Chorale from 1994 to 1996 and as the campaign manager for Jim DeMint for Congress from 1997 to 1998; and
Whereas, she served on the Greenville County Planning Commission from 1998 to 1999, as a board member of the Greenville Area Development Corporation from 2003 to 2004, on the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority from 2005 to 2009, and as a field operation supervisor for the United States Census Bureau from 2009 to 2010; and
Whereas, from 2000 to 2004, Representative Henderson served on the Greenville County Council and as its chairman from 2003 to 2004; and
Whereas, she is a faithful member of Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church, and when away from her duties in the House of Representatives, she resides in Greer; and
Whereas, deeply involved in her community, Representative Henderson served on the Eastside High School PTA Board from 2006 to 2010 and as its president from 2008 to 2010, and she has served as the chairman of the Greenville Polo Classic Charity since 2011; and
Whereas, she has served the citizens of District 21 with dedication in the House of Representatives since 2010, during which time she has served on the Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee and on the Legislative Oversight Committee. Since 2013, she has served on the Joint Legislative Committee to Screen Candidates for College Boards of Trustees; and
Whereas, in all of her service, Representative Henderson has provided respected and cogent expertise, as well as visionary leadership; and
Whereas, the members will miss the keen and impassioned service that Phyllis Henderson, their friend and colleague, has given to the House of Representatives and hope that she will enjoy deep fulfillment in the years to come. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and commend the Honorable Phyllis J. Henderson of Greenville County for her dedicated service in the House of Representatives on behalf of her constituents and the citizens of South Carolina and wish her much success and happiness in all her future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the Honorable Phyllis J. Henderson.
This web page was last updated on June 27, 2018 at 12:53 PM