STAFF ACCOMPLISHMENT: SeamonWhiteside + Associates’ Landscape Architect Chris Campeau is a member of the 2009 Class of Leadership Dorchester, a public service development program hosted by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce. The program provides education and training to individuals interested in becoming more knowledgeable about their community and its resources and teaches the leadership skills needed to help improve the area.
As a class project the group recently donated their time, skills, and resources to provide a much needed boost to the Dorchester Children’s Center (DCC) by updating the entrance landscaping and the interior of the conference room. DCC, which is connected to the non-profit Children in Crisis, works with abused and neglected children and their families. The group provides counseling, parenting classes, and other resources to affected families.
Having completed 12 months of service education, Leadership Dorchester’s Class of 2009 will graduate in November 2009. Chris Campeau has been with SW+A since 1995. He has worked on a variety of projects including the Summerville Town Hall Annex, new parking garage and plaza, the Family Circle Cup Tennis Center on Daniel Island, and Mount Pleasant’s popular shopping mall, Towne Centre. Chris has a background of public service and has formerly served as a member of Summerville’s Downtown Restoration Enhancement & Management Corporation (DREAM) and is currently an active member of the Town’s Commercial Design Review Board. In addition to his activities with Leadership Dorchester, he is on the board of the Summerville Miracle League (SML) and was instramental in organizing the non-profit’s first annual Barbeque Cook-Off fundraiser.