South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

Bill 1044

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TO CONGRATULATE David Jameson UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR his fifty YEARS OF DEDICATED work, including his eighteen years of service to the greater aiken chamber of commerce, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN THE YEARS AHEAD.


Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are pleased to recognize David Jameson upon the occasion of his retirement from the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce on February 29, 2024; and


Whereas, a native South Carolinian, Mr. Jameson's visionary leadership has shaped organizations and inspired civic involvement, positively impacting each of the people and communities with which he has interacted; and


Whereas, over the course of his career, Mr. Jameson worked with chambers of commerce and economic development groups in North and South Carolina, including the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, the Bamberg County Chamber of Commerce, the Colleton County Resource and Development Board, the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce (North Carolina), and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce (North Carolina). His colleagues from every position praise his leadership, dedication, enthusiasm, and unique skills; and


Whereas, Mr. Jameson is a past president of the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the South Carolina Economic Developers Association, and the South Carolina Community Development Association. He is a former chair of the Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization, the Greater Aiken Integrated Trails Foundation, the Woodwinds Estates Homeowners Association, and the Rotary Club of Aiken. He currently serves on several boards, including the Aiken Downtown Development Association and the Aiken Corporation; and


Whereas, Mr. Jameson became the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce president and CEO in February of 2006; and


Whereas, under Mr. Jameson's leadership as president and CEO of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, the Aiken Chamber flourished, even receiving three outstanding five-star accreditations from the United States Chamber of Commerce. The Aiken Chamber executed a myriad of accomplishments, including milestone memberships, the creation of programs, panels, and initiatives, the development of strategic plans and recommendations, and the funding and implementation of countless community improvement projects. In November of 2014, the Aiken Chamber was named the Outstanding Large Chamber of the Year for South Carolina and North Carolina; and


Whereas, over the years, Mr. Jameson has received a number of honors and awards, including the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor awarded by the governor of South Carolina; and


Whereas, Mr. Jameson was also honored with the Distinguished Citizenship Award by the Boy Scouts of America and recognized by Concerned Ministers Fellowship with the Stuff that Legends are Made of Award. He has been recognized as a Notable Alumnus of Armstrong State University and has twice received the Commander's Award for Public Service from the Department of the Army; and


Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate appreciate the passion and dedication that Mr. Jameson has shown in serving the people and the State of South Carolina.  Now, therefore,


Be it resolved by the Senate:


That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate David Jameson upon the occasion of his retirement, commend him for his fifty years of dedicated work, including his eighteen years of service to the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, and wish him much happiness and fulfillment in the years ahead.


Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to David Jameson.


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