Personable, professional, and a proven leader, Marian St. Clair serves as GFWC Second Vice-President. A valued member of the organization since 1989, Marian’s unique talents and skills, coupled with integrity, compassion, and boundless energy, make her a dedicated and dynamic leader.
Born in Virginia to a military family, Marian lived in various locations before studying Liberal Arts at Virginia Tech and moving to South Carolina.
Since her term as South Carolina State President (2002-2004), Marian has served on the Bylaws Committee (2004-2006); as Beautification Chairman (2006-2008); on the Leadership Committee (2008-2010); as Treasurer (2010-2012); and as Secretary (2012-2014). She also assisted with LEADS, presenting the workshop How to Write a Great Speech.
Marian is a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist. She works as a garden tour coordinator, organizing trips to Europe and other areas of interest, as well as a freelance garden writer who contributes regular columns to The Greenville News and feature articles to Carolina Gardener Magazine. As a gardening expert, she has been a guest of Martha Stewart Radio and local media, and a frequent presenter at symposia. In 2008, she earned a Gold Award from the Garden Writers Association.
A dedicated community volunteer who relishes hands-on opportunities, Marian has been honored by the Rape Crisis Network, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation, and many others. In 1997, she was distinguished as a GFWC Woman of Achievement.
Married to Tim St.Clair, an attorney and elected member of the JDRF International Board of Directors, the couple has two adult sons and two grandchildren.
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