Our Board of Directors



Susan Turner,


Susan Turner is a native of Seneca, SC.  She graduated from Erskine College and received her Masters in education from Clemson University.  She taught in Seneca area schools for over 35 years.  Susan is a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.  She and her husband Cecil, who is also an Arc Board member, have two daughters and four grandchildren.  Susan has a special needs brother and is an advocate for all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Kappy Carter,

executive directOR

Kappy Carter joined the Arc of Oconee County to serve individuals in Oconee County, SC who have intellectual and development disabilities.  After several years as a volunteer with the Arc of Oconee, she currently serves as Executive Director of the program.  Her entire professional career has focused in areas of service to the special needs population.  She had previously served in both public and private education, working specifically with those having special needs.  A native of Georgia and a graduate of West Georgia State University, Kappy lived in Seneca for many years.  She received her master degree in special education from Clemson University and worked for five years with the Special Education at CU.  She has retired as an educator and business owner in Oconee County and continues to dedicate her time and efforts to improve the quality of life for individuals with ID/D. 

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Laura Price,

Vice President

Laura Price has been an active member of the Arc of Oconee for many years.  She graduated from Clemson University and has been employed there for over 30 years, having worked in the Purchasing Division and currently working in the Computing Information Division.  She lives in Seneca with her husband, David and their children Michael and Jennifer.  Laura enjoys activities with her friends at the ARC "Our Place".  She also enjoys gardening and teaching the SonLight Sunday School class for adults with special needs at Seneca Baptist Church.

Greg wales,


Greg Wales has been a member of ARC since early 2017.  He is active in the Financial Services and Insurance industry and has been since 1992.  He currently owns and is the Senior Advisor at Keowee Financial Group in Clemson, SC.

Prior to joining Keowee Financial Group, he was a senior advisor with Black Harbor Wealth Management for three years, from 2012 to 2015. Before that, he was an agency owner with Allstate Insurance from 1992 to 2012, a full-service property and casualty insurance company.

Greg was graduated from Clemson University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with an emphasis in Finance. He is currently registered with the FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 Securities registrations, and has insurance licenses for several states.

Greg lives in Seneca with his wife, Donna, and enjoys time spent with his daughters, Rebekah and Loren, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers.

Phyllis corder,