Senator Mike Fanning

Committee Assignments
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Corrections and Penology
  • Fish, Game and Forestry
  • General
  • Judiciary
Columbia Address

606 Gressette Bldg.
Columbia 29201
Columbia Phone: (803) 212-6024

Home Address

7825 Camp Welfare Road
Great Falls 29055

District Info

Democrat-Fairfield | District 17
Chester, Fairfield & York Counties

Personal Information
  • Educator & Executive Director, Olde English Consortium
  • Residing at 7825 Camp Welfare Road, Great Falls
  • Born April 4, 1967 in Columbia
  • Son of Joseph W. & Janet L. Fanning
  • Wofford College, B.A., 1991
  • Benedict College, Teacher Education Certification, 1992
  • University of South Carolina, M.S., 1996, Ed.S., 1997, Ph.D., 2008
  • July 21, 2007 married Stephanie Locus, 1 child, Markell
  • Teacher, Estill High School, 1992 – 1994
  • Teacher, Columbia High School, 1994 – 1998
  • South Carolina NAACP, 1996-
  • SCEA Children’s Foundation Board of Directors, 2005-, Chairman, 2005 – 2011
  • Fairfield NAACP, 2010-
  • Board of Directors, 100 Men Group, 2013-
  • Fairfield United, 2015-, Chairman, 2015 – 2016
  • Chester Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • Rock Hill/York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2015-
  • Greater York Chamber of Commerce, 2015-
  • First Year Teacher of the Year, Hampton County School District Two, Estill High School, 1993
  • Sallie Mae First Year Teacher of the Year Award. State Winner, National Representative, 1993
  • Westinghouse STAR Teacher of the Year, 1993
  • Key Club Teacher of the Year, Columbia High School, Richland County School District One, 1996
  • Estelle Parrott Teacher of the Year, Columbia High School, Richland County School District One, 1996
  • Richard W. Riley South Carolina Diversity Leadership Initiative Fellow, Furman University, 2010 – 2011
  • Former Sunday School Teacher & Men’s Council President, Lebanon Presbyterian Church, 2005 – 2008
  • Military Service E-4 Forward Observer, 3rd of 11th Field Artillery, Ft. Lewis, Washington
  • Active Duty USA 1987 – 1989
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