COLUMBIA - The Honorable Ross Turner, an SC State Senator serving Greenville County residents in Senate District 8, has been appointed to serve as a member of the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC). Turner was appointed by Senator Greg Hembree, Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, to serve as his designee.
"A strong public education system has and always will be critical to the future of South Carolina," Turner stated. "I look forward to serving on the EOC and the opportunity to make a long term difference in the lives of our school children."
Turner has represented District 8 since 2012. In addition to the Senate Education Committee, Turner serves on the Banking and Insurance; Corrections and Penology; Labor, Commerce and Industry; and Finance Committees. Turner serves as the Senate appointee to the State Infrastructure Bank.
A Greenville native, Turner graduated from Clemson University with a degree in financial management. Turner also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Peace Center of Greenville and is an alumni member of Leadership Greenville, Class of 33.