Pamela L. Christopher, of Anderson County, was named Vice Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission at the Commission's January 19, 2023 meeting in Columbia.
“I’m excited to serve as the Vice-Chairman of the Commission,” said Christopher. “We have an outstanding team at SCDOT and I’m looking forward to working together with staff to continue to improve our transportation system in South Carolina.”
Christopher, a Commissioner representing the 3rd Congressional District, joined the SCDOT Commission in 2020.
Christopher is the President and CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce. Before taking the position of President & CEO of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Christopher worked as a Chamber and economic development executive to support local, regional, and state economic development efforts in three states— South Carolina, Georgia and Wisconsin.
She is a graduate of the Leadership South Carolina class of 2018, the Leadership Anderson Class of 32, and The Riley Institute’s South Carolina DLI (Diversity Leaders Initiative) Fall 2015 Class.
Christopher is also a member of the Carolina Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Anderson County Municipal Association, and the Upstate Chamber Coalition.