DDSN is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.  A Commission member is appointed from each of the state's seven Congressional districts.

District Map

District 1

Mr. Barry D. Malphrus, Vice Chairman   

Counties: All, or part of, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester
Mr. Barry D. Malphrus
6036 Vaux Road
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 812-8345


District 2

Dr. Kocher M.D.   

Counties: All, or part of, Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland
Gary Kocher, M.D., Secretary
170 Woodcreek Road
Elgin, SC 29045-9158
(803) 966-7053

District 3

Dave L. Thomas
Counties: All, or part of, Abeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Greenville, Greenwood,
Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Saluda
Mr. David L. Thomas
23 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29609
(803) 977-4096

District 4 - Vacant


District 5

Michelle Woodhead District 5 Commissioner

Counties: All, or part of, Cherokee, Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee,
Newberry, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, York
Mrs. Michelle Woodhead, Vice Chairman
2030 Diamond Point Lane
York, South Carolina 29745
(864) 321-3105


District 6

Mr. Eddie L. Miller

Counties: All, or part of, Allendale, Bamberg, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston,
Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Florence, Hampton, Jasper, Orangeburg, Richland,
Sumter, Williamsburg
Mr. Eddie L. Miller, Chairman
Post Office Box 134
Mayesville, SC 29104
(803) 977-4061


District 7 - Vacant