DHEC Board Names Eleanor Kitzman as New Director

Following Catherine Templeton’s resignation as Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), the DHEC Board has named Eleanor Kitzman to the post.  Kitzman formerly served as the state’s Insurance Commissioner from 2005 to 2007 and most recently worked as an executive for Starr Insurance Holdings in New York.  The appointment is subject to approval by the Governor and the Senate.  Marshall Taylor, DHEC’s General Counsel, has been named acting director pending Kitzman’s confirmation.  Read more about Kitzman here.

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Rita Bolt Barker is an experienced litigator and counselor, focusing primarily on environmental, commercial litigation, and insurance coverage matters.

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