Foundation Board

Jason Barton

Jason grew up in Massachusetts. He attended college at Worcester State University receiving a bachelor’s degree in communications. While attending college, he also served in the Army National Guard as an 11Bravo infantryman 1/181st receiving specialized training as a combat lifesaver. Jason is currently a Realtor with eXp Realty in Charleston. He and his wife Jennifer and their son moved to Charleston in 2017. Jason and his family enjoy the area’s beaches, golf, restaurants, and history.

Anne Bennett

Anne, originally from Baltimore, Maryland, has lived in the Lowcountry for over twenty years. She received a B.S. degree from Mary Baldwin College in 1986 and is the former regional advertising sales manager for The Post and Courier. Anne left her career to stay home with her two small children and volunteer for various organizations. She began coaching girls’ lacrosse in 2007. She has served on the Operation Home board and was the Vice President of Friends of the Sullivan’s Island School Board. Her passion for youth sports has inspired her to create a non-profit organization called Pass It Forward, which helps kids have access to sports. Anne lives on Sullivan’s Island with her husband, Rusty, and two teenage children.

Shannon Brigham

Lowcountry native Shannon Brigham graduated from Winthrop University with a degree in English/professional communication and a minor in journalism. She has been an editor of multiple publications, including Lowcountry Parent magazine, and wrote a weekly column and lifestyle articles for The Post & Courier. Her volunteer work includes serving on the board of FamilyCorps, on the certification committee for Greater Women’s Business Council, and planning committee for the Toys for Tots Gala fundraiser for the town of Mount Pleasant. She’s also been active with Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mt. Pleasant Therapeutic Recreation, Charleston County Schools and more. She is currently the executive administrative assistant at Cape Romain Contractors, Inc. Shannon and her son live in Mt. Pleasant.

Kevin Isaac

Kevin Isaac grew up in Georgetown and graduated from the University of South Carolina. He has been an adult leader with the Boy Scouts since 1997. He has served as a Cubmaster, Troop Committee Chairman and is currently the Treasurer of Troop 59 on Sullivan’s Island.  Kevin is also a director of the North Charleston Rotary Club and has been in the voice and data networking industry most of his career. Kevin enjoys being around water including swimming, water skiing and canoeing.  He and his wife Marie live in Mount Pleasant and have two grown sons.  

Lisa King

Lisa King grew up in the Lowcountry. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and furthered her studies with a master’s degree in computer resources and information management. Lisa is employed as a Senior Systems Analyst for Charleston Water Systems. Lisa was first appointed to the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission in 2004. She served as Vice Chair from 2005 to 2006, and served as Chair from 2008-2010. During her tenure, she also chaired the Finance Committee and the Planning and Development Committee. Lisa is actively involved with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., where she serves over 46 chapters in SC as the State Coordinator, and serves on a national committee of the international membership organization. She is also a chapter officer for The Charleston (SC) Chapter of the Links Inc. Lisa and her husband, John, have two children and one granddaughter.

Eva Ravenel

Eva Ravenel is a native of Charleston. She grew up West of the Ashley and after graduating Ashley Hall School traveled for one year with “Up with People” before attending the University of South Carolina. She has been in the real estate business since 1980. She served on the board of the Outreach for the Mentally Ill and the Charleston Disability Board. She is currently a commissioner on the State Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Board. She is an elder at the French Huguenot Church. She lives downtown Charleston and is the widow of Dr. Rene Ravenel and has one child.

Frannie Reese

Frannie Reese is a native of Charleston. She attended Ashley Hall and went on to graduate from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in sociology and minor in physical education and health. She worked for the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau and then became a stay-at-home mom. Frannie has served on the Sullivan's Island Parks Foundation Board, Ashley Hall Alumnae Board and The Charleston Day Parent Council Board. She was also a coach for Girls on the Run International. She loves the outdoors, but her true passion is teaching swimming.  She began teaching neighborhood children in 1981, in her parents’ backyard pool and still teaches privately to children and adults out of her home. Frannie and her husband, Tim, live on Sullivan's Island and have four children.

Kai Yeh

Lawrence “Kai” Yeh is originally from Maryland, and has lived in the Charleston area since 1992. He is a 1990 graduate from the United States Naval Academy and has a MBA from the University of South Carolina. Kai is the President and CEO of MedPro Systems an engineering and construction firm. Kai is an active member of Sea Coast Church, North Charleston Rotary Club, Society of American Military Engineers, USNA Alumni Chapter and Paradise Island Home Owners Association. Kai serves on the SunTrust Bank Advisory Board and the Trident Technical College Board of Trustees. He and his wife Jody live in Awendaw. They have two children, and enjoy travelling, boating, fishing, snow skiing, going to the beach, playing golf, coaching sports and watching football.