Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods CDC Board of Directors

Town Council seeks to appoint a dynamic and diverse group of individuals representing a variety of interests to be part of the Board of Directors for the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation.

Board Member Duties Include:

  • Provide Oversight and Guidance to the Executive Director
  • Establish a Comprehensive Strategic Plan for the Corporation
  • Assist with Implementation of the Strategic Initiatives
  • Develop an Operational and Capital Budgets that Support the Corporation's Strategic Plan
  • Establish Annual Performance Metrics and Other Similar Objectives for the Corporation
  • Oversee the Annual Financial Reporting and Auditing Process
  • Communicate Key Initiatives to the Public

Board of Directors Structure:

  • Representatives from a Historic Neighborhood or the Greater Hilton Head Island Gullah Community
  • Individuals with Business Leadership Experience
  • Local Religious Leaders
  • Individuals with Experience in the Financial or Banking Industries
  • Individuals with Community/Urban Planning Experience
  • Individuals Representing Public Utilities
  • Individuals who can Serve to Facilitate Community Building

Board Members Appointed for Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation - April 19, 2023


Member Name  
David Ames Town Council Member
Alex Brown Town Council Member
Terry Brubaker Director, Business Consultant
Rev, Louis Johnson Director, Religious Leader
Shirley "Peaches" Peterson, Chair Director, Community Leader
Andre White Director, Historic Hilton Head Island Neighborhood / Gullah Community
Thomas Boxley Executive Director

Apply for the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

Submit an Application for the Board of Directors

Applications may also be printed and submitted in person or by mail to:

Town of Hilton Head Island
Attn: Town Clerk
1 Town Center Court
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Download PDF Application for the Board of Directors

For information on applying, please contact Cindaia Ervin at 843-341-4646 or



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