Board of Directors

The Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission

Mike Montei, selected as Board Chairman in 2019 and has been a Board Member since 2005. A 1987 graduate of The Citadel, he was inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005 and the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. Married with two daughters and two grandchildren, Mr. Montei is employed by Wells Fargo as a Commercial Sales Manager. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Dorchester Habitat for Humanity, The Friends of Dorchester County Parks, and is the Vice Chairman of the Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Commission.

Bali Cuthbert, is a retired educator of 30-plus years, having been employed as a teacher, school counselor, District Coordinator for school counselors, and Coordinator for Drug Free Schools.  Ms. Cuthbert is a lifetime member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and serves on several committees.  Ms. Cuthbert is a member of the Timrod Library board.  Further, she enjoys the creative outlet of her wedding floral business, Carolina Floral Creations.

Suzie Davis, has served on the Board of Directors for eight years. Born in Summerville, South Carolina, Ms. Davis enjoys cottage living in a 200 year-old home, next door to her childhood home. She graduated Summerville High School and Brenau College in Gainesville, GA. Ms. Davis has two children and two grandchildren. She is a life long member of Bethany United Methodist Church and has served as Dorchester County Delinquent Tax Collector for 10 years.

David Rison retired in 2006 from Charleston Southern University History Department where he taught for 38 years, serving as Department Chair for 18 of those years. Dr. Rison has served on the South Carolina Humanities Council and dedicates his time to several academic and civic organizations. He is married to Susan Smith Rison who retired from the Dorchester public schools in 2007. The Risons have two grown children and three grandchildren. Dr. Rison has served on the DADC Board of Directors for nearly 30 years.

Elizabeth (Genie) Gore, a retired educator of Dorchester District Two, taught elementary gifted education for most of her 29 professional years and published educational materials for gifted students. Along with her husband Dennis, Ms. Gore teaches youth Sunday school, where she has committed her gifts for 27 years. Ms.Gore has served as Executive Committee Chairman of the Trolley Road Precinct. Currently she is CEO of Watchmen International, USA, a Christian charity that provides meals and preschool education to AIDS orphans in Uganda.

James Muscott is a retired engineer with extensive volunteer and civic experience in the field of drug and alcohol prevention services. Dr. Muscott maintains a private dental practice in Summerville.

Pat Bradley an alumnus of Charleston Southern University with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Business Administration. Pat’s passion for education began in 1989 when she became a member of the Dorchester School District Two family. Presently, she is a Career Specialist and “Founding Faculty Member” of Ashley Ridge High School. She is a 17 year X-banker of Summerville. Pat is an original board member of STARS. She’s an active volunteer for Strengthening Families. Pat is a member of Faith Assembly of God where she serves on the Greeting Ministry. Pat has 3 children and 8 awesome blended grandchildren.

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