In Elected Office

Emerge South Carolina Alumnae serving in public office:


Gretchen Barron, Class of 2020

Richland County Council 

Lekesha Benson, Class of 2023 

Seneca County Council

Erniko Brown, Class of 2023 

Commissioner McCormick County Soil and Water Conservation 

Dr. Aditi Bussells, Class of 2021

City of Columbia City Council, At Large

Kendra Dove, Class of 2021

Richland County Treasurer

Tina Herbert, Esq, Class of 2020

City of Columbia City Council, District 1  

Dorothy Dowe, Class of 2018

Greenville City Council 

Janice Gist, Class of 2020

Wellford City Council 


Kristin Graziano, Boot Camp 2020

Charleston County Sheriff

Tameika Issac Devine,  Boot Camp 2020  

South Carolina State Senate, District 19 

LaShondona Nesmith-Jackson, Class of 2019

Florence City Council 

Latisha Walker, Class of 2021 

Orangeburg County Council, District 7 



Alicia Sullivan, Boot Camp 2017

Laurens City Council 


Allison Terracio, Class of 2018

Richland County Council


Courtney Waters, Boot Camp 2020

Charleston County School Board