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Anthony B. Thompson, Jr., Elected SCDP 2nd Vice Chair

posted Apr 30, 2017, 1:03 PM by Ocdp Web
Columbia, SC –
Anthony B. Thompson, Jr. is a native of Charleston and resides in Columbia within Lexington County.  Anthony serves in several leadership positions within the Democratic Party, including First Vice Chair of Lexington County, Co-Chair of the Disability Caucus, and Co-Chair of the first graduating class of the James E. Clyburn Political Fellowship.  He also serves in other leadership roles in his community and local church. He received his education from Florida A & M University, Florida State University, and Liberty University with the degrees of B.S. in Health Care Management, M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, and Pastoral Counseling respectively.  He is currently completing his doctorate at Liberty University.  Anthony’s professional portfolio ranges from direct care to administrative and director roles.  Anthony currently works at the University of South Carolina as a Clinical Case Manager in Counseling and Psychiatry.
“Reaching, connecting, building, and impacting beyond walls,” Thompson said, “is what transforms a city, a state, and a nation.”

Outgoing Second Vice Chair Melissa Watson said, “Congratulations to Anthony Thompson on his election as Second Vice Chair.  While today I pass the baton in State Party leadership, I remain Chair of the Berkeley County Democratic Party, and I look forward to working with Anthony and our whole new team of State Party officers to continue the fight to turn the Lowcountry from red to blue.”