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Agency Leadership

David Wilson
Senior Director of Legislative Affairs

David Wilson serves as the senior director of Legislative Affairs. In this position, he serves as the agency's liaison with the S.C. General Assembly and oversees legislative affairs, including coordinating and communicating agency policy.

Wilson has been a member of the DHEC team for more than 30 years and has managed various environmental programs. Most recently, he served as chief of the agency's Bureau of Water and was the interim director of legislative affairs for Environmental Quality Control.

Wilson has represented DHEC on numerous national and state environmental initiatives including serving as the S.C. governor's representative on the National Governors Association Federal Facilities Task Force. A recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency's Bronze Medal for Commendable Service, Wilson has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in engineering from the University of South Carolina. He is a registered professional engineer.