Contact Us

You may contact a current board member:

  • President – Alison Shuman, corporate communications coordinator, Farm Bureau Insurance, 803.936.4366
  • President Elect – Cynthia South, president, South Company, 803.413.4758
  • Past President – Kevin Floyd, director of marketing and communications, Murphy & Grantland, P.A., 803.454.1257
  • Vice-President of Communications – Dickson Monk, executive director, Columbia World Affairs Council, 803.252.2197
    • Social Media Director – L.A. Sully, public affairs officer, United States Army Recruiting Battalion Columbia, 803.904.1773
  • Secretary – Bailey Crafton, graphic artist, Nelson Mullins, 803.255.5525
  • Vice President of Finance – Patrick Cobb (IABC Southern Region Board), director of communications, AARP, 803.261.0304
  • Vice President of Membership Development & Retention – Michael Ettlemyer, communications manager, University of South Carolina, 914.216.3945
    • Lowcountry Outreach Director – Liz Guthridge, managing director, Connect Consulting Group, 843.637.3365
    • Upstate Outreach Director – Mike Deas, principal, I.DEAS Abound, 844.433.2722
  • Vice President of Professional Development and Programs – Ginny Jones, senior public affairs specialist, SCANA, 803.217.9501
    •  Monthly Lunches Director – Todd Hudak, senior communications specialist, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, 803.264.7426
    • Special Events Director – Lauren Prettyman, media specialist, South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, 803.936.4681

Our member at large is also here to serve you:

  • At Large – Kimberly South, communications specialist, Palmetto Health, 803.434.7061


Many hands make light work. If you’re interested in volunteering with IABC/SC and getting to know great communications professionals from across the state, just let us know here!

If you have a general question about IABC/SC, write us at

Mailing Address

Karla Falk, Chapter Administrator IABC/SC PO Box 1814 Columbia, SC 29202

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