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 currently serves as Executive Director of the Arc of Oconee. Previously, she worked in both public and private education,  specifically with those having special needs.  She received her master degree in special education from Clemson University and worked for five years with the Special Education Department at CU.  She has retired as an educator and business owner in Oconee County, but  continues to dedicate her time and efforts to improve the quality of life for individuals with I/DD. 

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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 the 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.  Greg graduated from Clemson University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with an emphasis in Finance. Greg lives in Seneca with his wife, Donna, and enjoys time spent with his two daughters, and cheering for the Clemson Tigers.