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Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s Weekly Schedule, April 20, 2020

April 20, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s schedules for the week of April 20th will include the following:

Monday, April 20th at 4:00 PM: Gov. McMaster and public health officials held a media briefing, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2279 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

Tuesday, April 21st at 10:00 AM: Lt. Governor Evette will speak during Greenville Chamber of Commerce Community Matters Webinar Series: State of the Palmetto State, via Zoom webinar, details posted on Greenville Chamber’s website www.greenvillechamber.org, Greenville, S.C.

Note: Please note you will be notified of public events as they are added.

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: April 6, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the weeks of April 6-19, 2020, included:

Monday, April 6th

10:30 AM:  Call with South Carolina business leaders.

11:00 AM:  Gov. McMaster participated in a briefing call with Vice President Mike Pence and Senior Administration officials regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

12:16 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

12:22 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

2:30 PM:  Call with members of the South Carolina General Assembly.

4:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster and public health officials held a media briefing, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2279 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

5:15 PM:  Policy meeting.

6:30 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:00 PM:  Call with fellow governors.

Tuesday, April 7th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

2:12 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

2:17 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

2:42 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly..

Wednesday, April 8th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

Thursday, April 9th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

1:10 PM:  Call with a fellow constitutional officer.

1:36 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

3:43 PM:  Call with a local official.

6:20 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:00 PM:  Call with fellow governors.

8:05 PM:  Policy call.

Friday, April 10th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

1:30 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina Congressional Delegation.

2:54 PM:  Call with a fellow constitutional officer.

3:10 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

3:55 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina Congressional Delegation.

4:19 PM:  Call with a fellow constitutional officer.

Saturday, April 11th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19.

Sunday, April 12th

11:00 AM:  Gov. McMaster attended an Easter service outside the South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

Monday, April 13th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19.

2:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster toured Seneca and affected areas by tornado damage.

4:37 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

4:40 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

4:47 PM:  Call with a local official.

5:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster and public health officials held a media briefing, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2279 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

7:19 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:26 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:29 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:42 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:47 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:49 PM:  Call with a local official.

Tuesday, April 14th

11:00 AM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

1:01 PM:  Call with a local official.

1:08 PM:  Call with a local official.

1:12 PM:  Call with a local official.

1:16 PM:  Call with a local official.

1:21 PM:  Call with a local official.

1:29 PM:  Call with a local official.

2:00 PM:  Meeting with Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Christy Hall, members of the General Assembly and local officials.

2:30 PM:  Meeting with local officials.

2:40 PM:  Meeting with local officials.

3:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster surveyed tornado damage in Estill community.

3:30 PM:  Media availability state and local officials.

4:00 PM:  Brief business visit in Estill.

4:15 PM:  Gov. McMaster surveyed tornado damage in Hampton county.

5:20 PM:  Visited with residents of Varnville.

6:51 PM:  Call with a local official.

7:15 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

8:20 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

Wednesday, April 15th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

1:30 PM:  Call with fellow governors.

2:15 PM:  Call with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos.

3:00 PM:  Policy call.

3:41 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

4:15 PM:  Call with U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia.

4:38 PM:  Call with a local official.

Thursday, April 16th

9:36 AM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

10:53 AM:  Call with a fellow constitutional officer.

11:39 AM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

2:01 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina Congressional delegation.

3:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in a briefing regarding COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts with President Donald J. Trump, Administration officials, and fellow governors.

4:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster and public health officials held a media briefing, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2279 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

6:23 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

6:25 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

6:28 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

6:29 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

6:38 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

7:00 PM:  Call with fellow governors.

Friday, April 17th

11:00 AM:  Call with a business leader.

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

5:55 PM:  Call with member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

Saturday, April 18th

10:06 AM:  Call with a fellow constitutional officer.

11:03 AM:  Call with a business leader.

11:52 AM:  Call with Glenn Walters, The Citadel.

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

1:39 PM:  Call with a business leader.

2:00 PM:  Call with fellow southeastern governors.

3:21 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:24 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:28 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:30 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:33 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:37 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:42 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:54 PM:  Call with a local official.

Sunday, April 19th

12:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster participated in an executive briefing call regarding COVID-19, South Carolina Emergency Operations Center, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, S.C.

2:12 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

2:20 PM:  Call with a law enforcement official.

2:22 PM:  Call with Dr. David Cole, President of Medical University of South Carolina.

2:28 PM:  Policy call.

2:31 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

2:43 PM:  Call with a local official.

2:47 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

2:53 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

2:55 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:00 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:05 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:07 PM:  Policy call.

3:11 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:14 PM:  Call with a tourism official.

3:19 PM: Call with Dr. Fred Carter, President of Francis Marion University.

3:23 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:26 PM:  Call with a local official.

3:38 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

3:56 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

4:02 PM:  Call with a local official.

4:08 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

4:12 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

4:14 PM:  Call with Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Benedict College.

4:17 PM:  Call with a member of the South Carolina business community.

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