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Board confirms hiring of 3 central office positions

Published Wednesday, April 28, 2021

At the Tuesday, April 27 Berkeley County Board of Education meeting, members voted to confirm the hiring of three central office positions. Mr. Ronald Burnette was promoted to Executive Director of Facilities and Maintenance, and Dr. Tiffany Richardson and Mr. JoNathan Roberts accepted new positions as In-House General Counsel and Executive Director of New Construction and Capital Projects.

Ronald Burnette, Executive Director of Facilities and Maintenance

Ronald Burnette

Mr. Burnette joined BCSD in 2010 as an inventory clerk, and most recently served the district as the Warehouse/Inventory Control Manager and Grounds Supervisor. 

"It is an honor to have been selected for this position," Burnette said. "I very much appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve BCSD and am looking forward to getting started in my new role." 

Prior to joining BCSD, Mr. Burnette worked as warehouse/shipping and receiving specialist at Pitney Bowes Management Services, responsible for all warehouse, shipping and receiving, and mail services for MeadWestvaco and Kapstone Corporations.

 

Dr. Tiffany Richardson, In-House General Counsel

Tiffany Richardson

Dr. Richardson, a Stratford High School graduate, is coming to the district after serving seven years as General Counsel and Director of Policy and Legal Services for the South Carolina School Boards Association. 

"I am so excited to come back home. I have spent years working with districts and special schools across the state so it will be different focusing my attention on just one entity," Richardson said. "I am proud to say that this is the district that educated me and continues to educate my family and friends. Thank you, Berkeley County School Board, for such a wonderful opportunity."

Dr. Richardson has previously worked as a South Carolina Supreme Court staff attorney, an associate attorney with Boykin & Davis LLC, and a South Carolina Judicial Department Clerk for the Honorable Judge L. Casey Manning. Dr. Richardson holds a Bachelor of Science, Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of South Carolina. 

 

Mr. JoNathan Roberts, Executive Director of New Construction and Capital Projects

JoNathan Roberts

Mr. JoNathan Roberts joins BCSD after serving the past five years as a project manager for Cumming Corporation where he supervised and managed school construction projects. 

"I would like to thank BCSD for the opportunity to serve the community," Roberts said. "I take my work very seriously and will exercise my duties and responsibilities with integrity."

Mr. Roberts has also worked as a project manager at Construction Dynamics, Inc. and as a project engineer at H.J. Russell & Co. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science from Georgia Southern University.