The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) is pleased to welcome a quartet of members to its board of directors. Charleston attorney Dwayne Green, Mount Pleasant Town Council members Jim Owens and Bob Brimmer, and North Charleston City Council member Virginia Jamison are now helping lead the system.
“We’re pleased to welcome these four individuals, each of whom possesses a unique skill set and perspective that will help move our system forward,” said CARTA board chairman Mike Seekings.
Dwayne Green, Attorney at Law, Green Law Offices
Green grew up in the West Ashley area of Charleston and is a trial attorney with more than 20 years of experience. He was selected by the Charleston County Legislative Delegation to serve as a representative on the CARTA board.
Green’s previous community involvements include service on the City of Charleston Board of Architectural Review and the South Carolina Board of Probation, Pardons and Parole. He is also a past participant in the Liberty Fellowship and Leadership Charleston.
Jim Owens, Town Council Member, Mount Pleasant
Owens is a native of Mount Pleasant, graduate of Wando High School and also attended the College of Charleston and Trident Tech. He is the owner of a construction consulting company and has worked on a wide range of capital improvement and development projects during his 38-year tenure.
Bob Brimmer, Town Council Member, Mount Pleasant
A native of upstate New York who moved south, Brimmer has more than 15 years of public service experience for Mount Pleasant and served on the Town’s Planning Commission, Comprehensive Plan Steering Committees and two Blue Ribbon Education Committees.
Virginia Jamison, Town Council Member, North Charleston
Jamison is retired from the US Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant and now serves on North Charleston City Council. She is a former MUSC healthcare provider and retired from the RHJ VAMC. A Native North Charlestonian, she serves on several advisory boards and attended The Community College of the Air Force and the College of Charleston.