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Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands Names New Board Members

Feb 05, 2018 04:53PM ● By Kathleen Maris

Main image: Frances Griggs. Gallery: Debbie Hamm, Maggie Meekins.

Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands has announced the election of six new members in the Midlands: Frances Griggs in Camden, Debbie Hamm in Sumter, and Maggie Meekins in Columbia.

Griggs is senior vice president and general counsel at AgFirst Farm Credit Bank. She is WIP member and volunteer of Richland County United Way, a volunteer with Interscholastic Equestrian Association, and a member and volunteer at Grace Episcopal Church. She has previously served as a board member of Kershaw County United Way, a member of Rotary International, and board member of Clemson Womens’ Council. Griggs was also a Girl Scout Troop Co-Leader and Volunteer in Kershaw County.

Hamm is interim superintendent of Sumter School District. She is former president and current member of Forest Acre Rotary, board member of United Way of the Midlands, executive board member of Midlands Education and Business Alliance Columbia, member of Columbia Chamber of Commerce Cost of Doing Business Committee, member of Women in Philanthropy, and serves on the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) Youth Advisory Committee.  

Meekins is the legislative resource attorney at the Children’s Law Center at the University of South Carolina School of Law. A Gold Award Recipient, she was most recently a prosecutor representing the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services as well a private and non-profit attorney. She is a current board member for Katrina’s Kids, Richland County CASA Foundation and a member of Zonta International.