South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 5178


House Resolution
Sponsors: Reps. Gilliard, Alexander, Anderson, Atkinson, Bailey, Ballentine, Bamberg, Bannister, Bauer, Beach, Bernstein, Blackwell, Bradley, Brewer, Brittain, Burns, Bustos, Calhoon, Carter, Caskey, Chapman, Chumley, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Collins, Connell, B.J. Cox, B.L. Cox, Crawford, Cromer, Davis, Dillard, Elliott, Erickson, Felder, Forrest, Gagnon, Garvin, Gatch, Gibson, Gilliam, Guest, Guffey, Haddon, Hager, Hardee, Harris, Hart, Hartnett, Hayes, Henderson-Myers, Henegan, Herbkersman, Hewitt, Hiott, Hixon, Hosey, Howard, Hyde, Jefferson, J.E. Johnson, J.L. Johnson, S. Jones, W. Jones, Jordan, Kilmartin, King, Kirby, Landing, Lawson, Leber, Ligon, Long, Lowe, Magnuson, May, McCabe, McCravy, McDaniel, McGinnis, Mitchell, J. Moore, T. Moore, A.M. Morgan, T.A. Morgan, Moss, Murphy, Neese, B. Newton, W. Newton, Nutt, O'Neal, Oremus, Ott, Pace, Pedalino, Pendarvis, Pope, Rivers, Robbins, Rose, Rutherford, Sandifer, Schuessler, Sessions, G.M. Smith, M.M. Smith, Stavrinakis, Taylor, Thayer, Thigpen, Trantham, Vaughan, Weeks, West, Wetmore, Wheeler, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis, Wooten and Yow
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Introduced in the House on February 28, 2024
Adopted by the House on February 28, 2024

Summary: Thuane Fielding


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2/28/2024 House Introduced and adopted (House Journal-page 123)

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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THUANE B. FIELDING, Co-Chair of the Leadership Development Institute Committee of the South Atlantic Region Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., for her years of outstanding community service and significant contributions to the Department of the Navy.


Whereas, a Charleston native and one of three children born to Mr. and Mrs. James E. Brockington, Thuane Fielding earned a bachelor's degree from Clemson University in 1986 and was initiated there into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in 1985 at the Lambda Theta Chapter. An active member of Gamma Xi Omega Chapter in Charleston since then, she has served in several leadership positions; and


Whereas, her mother served as the chapter's president in 1968, and now Ms. Fielding serves as the chapter president, the chapter's first legacy president. She has served on committees within the South Atlantic Region and the International levels of the sorority; and


Whereas, immediately prior to her current appointment as a co-chair for the South Atlantic Region's Leadership Development Institute Committee, she served as the South Atlantic Region's Regional Gathering chairman and a co-chair for the 67th South Atlantic Regional Conference, the 1st Virtual South Atlantic Regional Conference; and


Whereas, she has served as the South Atlantic Region's representative to the International Program Committee, a member of the International Graduate Advisors' Committee, a cluster coordinator for Cluster VI, chairman of the Cluster Coordinators' Council for the South Atlantic Region, and co-chair of the Nominating Committee for the South Atlantic Region. A life member of the sorority, she was honored for her service to the sorority by being named her chapter's Soror of the Year; and


Whereas, with a desire to serve all mankind, Ms. Fielding serves as the immediate former chair of the City of Charleston Police Department's Citizens Advisory Council. She continues as a council member to work with the department and the community to improve relations and communication. Ms. Fielding is a former member of the Charleston County School District 20 Constituent School Board, Burke High School Band Booster Club, Academic Magnet High School Volleyball Booster Club, Jack & Jill of America, Inc., and the Charleston Chapter of the Links, Inc.; and


Whereas, for thirty-eight years, Ms. Fielding has served the United States Department of Defense and is now the director of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Program Management Office East. In this capacity, she leads a group of diverse professionals to provide expeditious and cost-effective services to realign, close, and dispose of the United States Department of the Navy's BRAC properties. She has provided these services by using sound business management practices and transformational thinking to support the warfighter and provide savings to the United States Department of the Navy and the taxpayer.  She has been a member of the National Society of Black Engineers; and


Whereas, a faithful member of Morris Street Baptist Church in Charleston, Ms. Fielding serves the congregation as minister of music and as a young adult Sunday school teacher; and


Whereas, together with her beloved husband, Mark J. Fielding, a proud Omega man, she has reared two fine children, M. Jeffrey, Jr., a graduate of Hampton University and a proud Omega man; and Semaj Mahnay, a graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a second-year law school student at Southern University, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; and


Whereas, grateful for her many years of devoted and meaningful service to her community, the South Carolina House of Representatives is pleased to commend this daughter of the Palmetto State. 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 honor Thuane B. Fielding, co-chair of the Leadership Development Institute Committee of the South Atlantic Region of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., for her years of outstanding community service and significant contributions to the Department of the Navy.


Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Thuane B. Fielding.


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