LAURENS COUNTY – October 24, 2011 – Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission (LCWSC) is pleased to announce that Executive Director Jeff Field has been named the 2012 President of the South Carolina Association of Special Purpose Districts (SPD). Field was voted into the position by his peers at the Association’s annual conference earlier this month. He previously served on the Board of Directors as First Vice President.
The SPD consists of individuals, SPDs or corporations in South Carolina that provide a variety of services tailored to address the needs in the communities of which they serve. SPD services can vary but consist mainly of fire protection, recreation, and water and/or sewer services.
As the 2012 President of the SPD, Field will focus on evaluating and proposing state legislation relevant to the future of all SPDs. He noted, “I’m honored to take on this role and will try to represent our state’s SPDs in the highest degree. Together, the members of our Association will continually work to maintain and better provide for the services that are necessary in keeping our communities running strong, each and every day.”
Field is a licensed engineer who has served as the Executive Director of LCWSC since 2005, where he has played a key role in providing water and sewer infrastructure to the Owings Industrial Park and in developing a county-wide master plan for the sustainable use of available natural resources. The 50-year plan allows the LCWSC to plan and construct long-term water and wastewater systems that promote solid economic growth in Laurens County.
Field is a native of Greenville, S.C and a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Agricultural/Natural Resources Engineering. An active leader within his community, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, the Piedmont Technical College Foundation and is the present Vice Chairman of the Laurens County Development Corporation. He is a past president of the Laurens Rotary Club and past chairman of the Laurens United Way. He and his wife Jamie and their three children, Brandon, Sara Beth and John Parker are members of the First Baptist Church in Laurens, where he also serves as a member of the finance committee.
About Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission (LCWSC)
The Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission (LCWSC) is committed to providing clean and safe water and wastewater services to Laurens County and portions of southern Greenville County. LCWSC develops infrastructure to provide for the economic growth of the area, while continuing to protect the environment and public health. LCWSC is also dedicated to keeping its customers informed through educational programs that will encourage environmental stewardship and improve the quality of life of every resident. For more information about LCWSC please visit www.lcwsc.com.