DOUG VAN SCOY, Chairman
Doug Van Scoy is an entrepreneur with a resume in business and educational leadership. After earning a B.S. and M.S. from West Virginia University and serving in the US Army, he held several positions in the investment industry, ending his career as Deputy Director and Senior Executive Vice President of Smith Barney.
 
Currently, Doug is a partner of Fresh Hospitality, a hospitality business in the Southeast, where he and his partners own and operate a portfolio of restaurants.
 
Doug has a wealth of experience on Board of Trustees, having served on several school boards. Doug served as a trustee and chairman of the Galloway School in Atlanta, a trustee of the University of Richmond, and currently serves on the board of West Virginia University Foundation. Doug joins CCS as Board Chair with some great experience behind him! CCS's current Board of Trustees also consists of Amanda Horn, Scott Farfone, June Waterman, Crayton Walters, and Glenda La Rue.
 
Doug is also a CCS grandparent and father of a long-time CCS teacher. You may recognize him from all the time he and his wife spend at CCS supporting their grandchildren at athletic events, performances, and academic presentations. Doug has also been a friend and mentor to Hacker Burr and Bob Shirley and a supporter of CCS for over 15 years.

  
SCOTT FARFONE
Scott Farfone has over 30 years of business and political experience. Scott spent his early career in Washington D.C., first working on Capitol Hill for a congressman and later for a lobbying firm. With a passion for Sales/Marketing and Business and a desire to get back to Charleston, Scott transitioned to become Regional Sales Manager of the Southeast for Kiawah Island Resort. Following 7 successful years at Kiawah, Scott’s drive to launch his entrepreneurial career began with the start of a marketing firm focused on corporate and organizational branding.

Scott and his wife combined their talents and professional experiences to open an independent pharmacy in Charleston. Dottie’s Pharmacy, Specialty and Compounding opened in 2013. The pharmacy is one of 4 nationally accredited Specialty Pharmacies in the state of South Carolina and is permitted throughout the Southeastern Seaboard. Scott is the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for Sales/Marketing and Compliance.
 
Scott is a proud Alumnus of The University of South Carolina with a degree in Political Science. Scott also owns Charleston Drug Company, LLC and Scott’s Family Farms, LLC. Scott was selected to serve on the State Board of Trustees for the Coastal Conservation Association and the Board of Trustees for the Lowcountry Land Trust. Scott has also previously served as Chapter Chairman of High Country Ducks Unlimited as well as Chapter Chairman of Trout Unlimited.
 
Scott has had a connection to Johns Island since he was 8 years old and has watched firsthand the wonderful evolution of Sea Island Academy transition to Charleston Collegiate School. He and his family live on a farm on Johns Island and are members of the Johns Island Presbyterian Church. Scott and his wife, Dottie, have a 12-year old daughter, Brooke, and twin 7-year old boys, Jackson and Rivers who all attend Charleston Collegiate School.

  
VIRGINIA HILLS
Virginia Hills was an educator for 19 years before deciding to stay home as a full time mother.  After graduating from the College of Charleston, she began her teaching career in the Dorchester District 2 school system, teaching 6th grade Advanced English and history.  In 2003, she joined the Charleston Collegiate School family as a 5th grade, then fourth grade classroom teacher.  Virginia began her work in administration as the Dean of the Lower School at CCS in 2013, finishing her time at the school in 2018.  

Virginia is passionate about education and childhood development.  She has loved having more time as a mother to experience the Charleston Collegiate education for her children from solely a parent perspective. She and her husband, Adam, and their four children live on Wadmalaw Island where they enjoy being outside and on the river as much as possible.  

  
AMANDA HORN
Amanda Horn is a proud mother of two students at CCS, one in middle school and one in upper school. She is originally from Winston-Salem, NC, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Amanda has 25 years of experience in management oversight and working with boards in the insurance and banking industries as well as the prior schools of her children. Amanda, her husband, Mark, and their family live on Seabrook Island. 

  
GLENDA LA RUE
Glenda La Rue joined the Charleston Collegiate Board of Trustees in the Fall of 2017. Her career includes over 25 years in private industry, public agencies, educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations. After working 10 years as a civil engineer and project manager, Glenda transitioned into higher education administration, serving as Director of the Women in Engineering at The Ohio State University where she developed and led engineering retention, recruitment and outreach programs for pre- college, undergraduate and graduate students.

In 2012, Glenda relocated to Charleston to serve as Director of The Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Center at The Citadel and while there, co-founded the Charleston STEM Festival, an annual, public event to increase awareness and excitement about STEM careers among children and families in the Lowcountry. She currently co-owns two small businesses: The Street Consulting, specializing in strategic communications and planning, organizational development and constituent relations for both private and not-for-profit organizations; and Palmetto Scent Studio, an interactive retail store in Freshfields Village where customers are invited to craft custom-scented home and body products.
 
Glenda received B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering from Virginia Tech. She has previously served on the board of directors of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network as well as the advisory board of the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative. She resides on Johns Island with her husband, Jeff, and their daughter, Alexandra, who is a Charleston Collegiate student, class of 2025.

  
ARTHUR SWANSON
Welcome to the board's newest member, Arthur Swanson! Arthur is a parent of CCS Middle School student, Bella. Bio coming soon!

    
CRAYTON WALTERS
Crayton has been a Harbor Pilot with the Charleston Branch Pilots Association since 1991 and is currently on the Board of Directors. He is the trustee for the State of South Carolina to the American Pilots Association in Washington, DC and currently is the Vice-President of the APA for the South Atlantic region.
 
He graduated from The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Prior to joining The Charleston Pilots, he was an assistant vice president of C&S National Bank, Charleston, South Carolina.

Crayton was part of a group that organized Harbor National Bank in Charleston, South Carolina in 2006 and was a director until it’s sale in 2014.
 
He currently is on the board of the J. Stewart Walker Foundation at The College of Charleston and its past Chairman. He is a trustee and currently Chairman of the Board of Historic Charleston Foundation. He is a board member and on the Executive Committee of The United States National Sailing Hall of Fame, Newport, RI. He is a member of the advisory board of The Citadel’s Baker School of Business.
 
He was on the board of trustees for The Propeller Club for the Port of Charleston. He is a former board member of Charleston Day School and The Lowcountry Open Land Trust. He was an appointee of Governor Sanford’s to the Port Royal Pilot Commission and a past chairman. He is a former member of Wachovia National Bank Advisory Board, Charleston. Crayton and his family are members of St. Philips Church, where he was a member of the vestry and past Senior Warden. He is married to Louisa Geer Walters and they have two children, Hope, 18, and Will, 16.
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Johns Island, SC 29455

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