Stories by: Alan Walters, Georgetown County School District
Alan Walters, Georgetown County School District
Alan Walters currently serves on the South Carolina State Board of Education., elected in 2019 to represent the 15th Judicial Circuit (Georgetown and Horry Counties). He is employed as Executive Director of Safety and Risk Management for the Georgetown County School District, a position he has held since 2014. During this time he worked with SC Dept. of Education on various taskforces on school safety, discipline and threat assessment programs. In March 2020 Walters was named to the AccelerateED taskforce and chaired the Buildings and Student Services Committee. He was named the 2021 South Carolina District Level Administrator of the Year by the SC Association of School Administrators (SCASA); the SC Public Risk Management Association’s Risk Manager of the Year, and the 2017 National K-12 Safety Director of the Year by Campus Safety magazine. Prior to joining the school district, Walters served as a Summary Court Judge in Georgetown County as Magistrate and as Municipal Court Judge for the Town of Pawleys Island. Walters also spent 17 years as a highly decorated law enforcement officer.