Community Advisory Council



The League Advisory Board is a group of recognized community and business leaders providing the Junior League of Charleston, Inc. with:

(1) Strategic expertise and perspective on community issues and needs in accordance with its mission, values and strategic plan, (2) Independent benchmarks and evaluation of the League’s impact in the community through its projects, fundraisers and marketing efforts, and (3) Expertise and guidance on board governance, financial issues and fiduciary duties.

The following community leaders serve on the League’s Community Advisory Council:

Julian Smith
Director, Cooper River Bridge Run
Director, MUSC Wellness Center- Retired

Leonard L. Hutchison III
Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
President, Charleston Area

Susan McWatters
VP Regional Store Manager, Belk, Inc.

Carolyn Murray 
News Anchor / Journalist, WCBD TV Channel 2
Former JLC member & Volunteer of the Year

Barbara L. Melvin
Senior Vice President, Operations and Terminals
South Carolina Ports Authority

Jimmy Bailey, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer,  Kiawah Island Community Association

Patty Scarafile
Chief Operating Officer,  Carolina One Real Estate