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Board of Directors and Committees

President: John Stark
Vice President: Judy Whaley
Treasurer: John Radak
Assistant Treasurer : Jim Raines
Secretary: Gina Maurer
Director: Mark Schultz
Director: Thor Taylor

Chairman: Phil Bonzell
Co-Chair: Gregory Boyette
Secretary:  Richard Hayes
Greg Gilmour
Mary Raines
Chaz Ballish-Regueiro
Mike Ankenbruck
Stacey Brady 
Board Liaison: Gina Maurer 

Committee Purpose:

The ARB requests that any property owners contemplating any changes that may alter the appearance of their lot or the exterior of their home consult with the ARB before taking any action. This would include everything from additions, to removing trees, to painting, to landscaping changes or the erection of swing/gym sets, etc. The ARB meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 9:00 am.   The deadline for submittals is the Thursday prior to the meeting by 12 Noon.

You must make your submission using the ARB Application which is under POA Documents. Please read the application cover letter which outlines the fee schedule. Drop off the completed application, fee and appropriate documentation to the POA Office located in the Clubhouse. Office Hours – Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Contact the OA Office at 843-767-9000, Ext. 302.

Chairman:  Russ Bernard
Co-Chair:  Jim Petros
Dave McDonough
Carrie Redzikowski
John Gaag
Richard Hayes
Jennifer Hostler
Joseph Hostler
Greg Boyette
Mike Sujka
Linda Robertson
Mark Dunlay
Travis Rogers
Jim Raines
Mark Schultz
Mike Hotaling
Joe Trippodo
Jamie Newton
Ruthie Walker
Dick Shaw
Board Member: Mark Schultz

Committee Purpose:

The Disaster Preparedness (DP) Committee is responsible for coordinating the emergency response operational aspects for the CCOA. Its focus shall be on planning and preparation, recognizing that some assets may be limited during the execution of emergency preparedness, with special emphasis on homeowner preparation, the identification of volunteers to support our preparedness efforts, preparing block captains for their roles, encouraging the training and refreshing of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) team membership, and coordinating our plans with City and County officials responsible for emergency services during disasters such as hurricanes, flooding and earthquakes.


EMS Honors Coosaw Creek

Summerville Journal The Dorchester County Emergency Management Department honored the Coosaw Creek community with a “Certificate of Appreciation” during the Coosaw Creek Property Owners Association’s recent Board meeting.

The Disaster Preparedness Committee has invested time, money, and energy to help our friends and neighbors should disaster strike.

Advice from the Committee

Videotape, or take digital photos of your home, interior and exterior, room by room. Be thorough. Include videos/photos of any valuable china, crystal, silver, fine arts, antiques etc. Keep the video in a safe, waterproof, place or in your “evacuation box” with other valuable papers. Update your video records annually. This is evidence for your insurance company as to what your home, and contents looked like before any damage was done. The video may be used to support your “proof of loss” in the event of a claim, especially if you no longer have receipts for these items. It will also aid you in completing a realistic inventory of your household effects. The preparations you make BEFORE an incident will help expedite your recovery afterward.

When Evacuating

Any time a resident of Coosaw Creek leaves town for an extended period of time, including evacuation from a hurricane or other disaster, they should fill out a “Home Watch Form”. Residents filling out the form should give a out of town emergency contact number where they can be reached or the number of a person that can be contacted to pass on emergency information. Blank Home Watch Forms are located at the guard house, where they should be returned once filled out (if not filled online). When a resident returns to the community, they should notify the gate guards that they are home.

Our recommended evacuation route is to travel west on SC642 (Dorchester Road) to Old Orangeburg Road (Secondary 22) to 78 Evacuation route

The Committee for Disability Emergency Preparedness of Charleston County is attempting to identify those individuals who think that they may need evacuation assistance or shelter during an emergency. Please contact Nancy Duffy at 843-207-7273 for an “Operation Evacuation” application form.

Chairman:  Jim Petros
Richard Hayes 
Rich Symuleski
Mike Sujka
Lee Moulton
John Gaag
CCCC Member:  Jay Arnold
GAC Liaison: Bob Cuddy
Lindsay Larocque
CCCC Project Manager:  Jamie Newton
Board Member: Jim Raines

Committee Purpose:

The Wetlands and Drainage Committee is to review and advise the CCOA Board of Directors concerning the wetlands and drainage management and respond to the Board with committee recommendations. The mission of the Wetlands and Drainage Committee is to establish the best management practices and guidelines for wetlands and drainage management on common property within the jurisdiction of Coosaw Creek in conjunction with the Coosaw Creek Country Club (CCCC). The committee will also coordinate drainage repair projects as needed. The committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm.

Chairman:  John Radak
Assistant Chair: Jim Raines
Mark Schultz
Kent Lee
Mike Sujka
John Stark

Committee Purpose:

To Review and advise the POA Board of Directors concerning the financial activities of the Coosaw Creek Owners’ Association and to establish guidelines for financial management of the CCOA. The Financial Advisory Committee meets the Monday before the POA Board of Directors Meeting, 3:30pm in the Ashley Room.

Chairman:  Bob Cuddy
Warren McCarl
Tony D’Ambrosio
Richard Hayes
Mark Schultz
Dan Svrcek
Board Liaison:  John Stark

Committee Purpose:

Our responsibility is to keep our neighborhood community aware of what is happening in North Charleston City Council and Dorchester County Council that directly or even indirectly affects the residents of Coosaw Creek. Our accomplishments to date include a North Charleston Dorchester Road Comprehensive Zoning Plan, stopping apartments from being built on Dorchester Road, ensuring the new Lowes meets required zoning restrictions, successful Patriot Blvd. completion, lights for our fire department on Dorchester Road, and protection of zoning near or next to Coosaw Creek. We also have had several “Meet and Greet Your Politicians” to include our City Council member, and State Representative. Meetings are held on an ‘as needed’ basis.

Key issues that the Government Affairs

  • City and Council Comprehensive Planning
  • Zoning on Dorchester Road and Patriots Blvd
  • Zoning on the borders of Coosaw Creek
  • Meet and Greet our political representative

The Government Affairs Committee continues to be active in City and County Planning, City Zoning Board meetings, Dorchester Corridor Coalition of POAs, and Patriot Blvd. safety. We will continue to have “Meet and Greet” events at the Club House with our local government representative so you can discuss directly with them your concerns and ideas to ensure our neighborhood stays safe and vibrant.

Anyone interested in joining the Government Affairs Committee, please contact Richard Hayes.

Chair:  Kathy Stark
Diana Nelson
Bob Maurer
Ruth Norton
Karsten McElfresh
Darlene Ryan
Board Liaison:  Judy Whaley


Committee Purpose:

The Landscape Committee’s purpose is to maintain and improve the beauty of the common areas of the Coosaw Creek Country Club neighborhood. The Committee will regularly monitor the common areas for pruning, needed repairs and removals as well as improvements. The Committee will recommend corrections, improvements, planting, removal and enhancements in keeping the standards of our neighborhood in pristine condition. The Landscape Committee meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 8:00am, on the Back Patio.

Acting Chairman:  TBD
Rich Symuleski
Bradley Randolph
David McDonough
Board Liaison:  Thor Taylor


Committee Purpose:

The Roads Committee has functioned as an ad hoc committee serving to provide recommendations to the CCOA Board of Directors regarding road re-pavement needs. The Roads Committee meets on an as-needed basis to update the Road Condition Assessment. Meets as required.

Chairman/Board Liaison:  Judy Whaley

Committee Purpose:

By purchasing property in Coosaw Creek everyone agrees to be legally bound by the community’s Covenants, By-laws and Rules and Regulations. This structure establishes not only the privileges we enjoy, such as a gated and well-cared for community, but also spells out the obligations we all have to each other – namely upholding the community standards for our individual property and positively impacting overall property values. The Rules and Regulations Committee is a volunteer group of residents who accepts the responsibility to inform, educate and remind residents of the special obligations that bind us as a community. When necessary, the Committee issues formal notices of violations to homeowners and recommends sanctions and fines to the POA Board of Directors for noncompliance.

Chair: Dick Shaw
John Stark 
John Weiden
Gary Meyer
Daniel Buchan
Rhonda Kilgore
Kevin Osburn
Joe Hostler
Jennifer Hostler
DC Sheriff Rep.:  Brandon Edwards
Board Liaison:  Mark Schultz

Committee Purpose:

The CCOA Safety and Security Committee has an overall objective of helping maintain Coosaw Creek as a safe and controlled environment for its residents. The Committee is charged with developing Safety and Security Policies and Procedures, which affect the Community. Security has the primary responsibility for the management of the Front Gate Security; Contractor Access Pass Operations; North Charleston Police Community Patrol; Home Watch Programs; and the Fort Dorchester HS Resident/Student Security Gate Access Program. The Committee provides oversight of the perimeter fences; street lighting; police and fire department calls and services within the community as they relate to site security. The Security Committee develops their budget and approve/monitor expenses within approved budget in the Security area. Safety and Security meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Ashley Room.

Community Resources and Contacts

Recent Meetings and Information:

  • Go to Member Only Sign-In

June 23rd Disaster Preparedness meeting:

Property Manager – Jenny Irizarry

Email: [email protected]

Office Manager –  Shamair Wright

Email: [email protected]

Gatehouse Phone: 843-760-9111

Coosaw Creek Owners’ Association
4110 Club Course Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
Phone: (843) 767-9000, Ext. 302
Fax: (843) 207-7438
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.