Meeting Agendas and Important Documents

The Patriots Point Development Authority’s (PPDA) Board of Directors usually meets aboard the USS Yorktown on the third Friday of every month. Committee meetings are held in the days leading up to the Board meeting. Agendas for those meetings are available below. Board meetings can be watched live on the PPDA YouTube page. Click the link here to watch them. For more information about public meetings, contact the Patriots Point Public Information Office at [email protected].


The PPDA Board is made up of nine members. The selection of three members of the Board, including its chairman, is at the discretion of the Governor. Five members are appointed by the governor upon the recommendation of a combination of the following: Speaker of the House, Senate Pro Tempore, Senate Finance Chairman, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and the Adjutant General. The Mayor of the Town of Mount Pleasant serves as an ex-officio member. This Board meets regularly to approve strategic planning initiatives, revisions to development plans and contracts, long-term leases, etc.

The executive director, reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely with its chairman, is responsible for long-term planning and day-to-day management of the agency, including the museum and all of its ancillary services.


Mr. Wayne Adams, Vice Chairman, The Adams Group, President and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Susan Marlowe, Board Member, Consultant

Mr. Zeb C. Williams, Board Member, South Carolina Legislative Council, Senior Legal Counsel

Mayor Will Haynie, Board Member, Town of Mount Pleasant, Mayor

Mr. George “Pat” Waters, Board Member, President/CEO, Waters Investments, LLC

Mr. Darwin Simpson, Board Member, Univar Corporation, Former Chief Executive Officer

Mr. James Smith, Board Member, Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough, LLP, Partner


Should you need any media-related assistance, please contact the Public Information Director, Sam Elkin, at [email protected].

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