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Board of Commissioners

The Housing Authority of the City of Newberry, SC (also known as Newberry Housing Authority) is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. At least one of the Commissioners shall be a person who is directly assisted by Newberry Housing Authority; either a resident of or program participant. The Commissioner who is directly assisted by the authority must remain as an assisted resident to continue service on the Board of Commissioners. Members of the Board are appointed and ratified by the City Council except for the Commissioner who is directly assisted by Newberry Housing; that Commissioner is appointed by the mayor. The Commissioners shall be appointed as aforesaid for a term of office of five years except that all vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.


The Board of Commissioners of Newberry Housing Authority will hold its regularly scheduled monthly board meetings on the last Thursday of each month at 5:00 PM in the Board Room of Newberry Housing Authority's Main Office located at 3589 Grant Ave., Newberry, SC 29108.

  • Pat Caldwell
    1st Term: December 2017 - December 2022
    2nd Term: December 2022 - December 2027

  • Dr. Harriett Rucker
    Term: December 2020 - December 2025

  • Dr. Tonya Deese-Jeter
    Term: Fulfilling term - February 2024

  • Carolyn Robinson
    1st Term: April 2004 - April 2009
    2nd Term: April 2009 - April 2014
    3rd Term: April 2014 - April 2019
    4th Term: April 2019 - April 2024

  • Janet Long
    Term: April 2021 - April 2026

  • Cornelius Cromer 
    Term: Fulfilling a term - February 2024

  • Vacant
    Term: Fulfilling a term - November 2025