Emily DeRoberts has been appointed by the Governor of South Carolina to serve on the Renewable Water Resources Board of Commissioners.
DeRoberts is an Upstate native and graduate of Wren High School, the Greenville Technical College Associate Electrical Engineering Technology program, and Southern Wesleyan University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Management Science.
DeRoberts is currently the District Manager for Government and Community Relations for Duke Energy in South Carolina, and has been a dedicated employee for the past three decades. She is a member of the Leadership South Carolina class of 2016 and currently serves on the Upstate Alliance Executive Committee, Innovate Anderson Board of Directors, Tri-County Technical College Foundation Board of Directors and the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She has previously served as a board member for several organizations including Leadership Pickens County, Pickens County Vision 2025, Easley Chamber of Commerce, and Southern Wesleyan University’s Business Academic Advisory Board, where she was recognized in 2008 for professional excellence.
She is married and lives in Powdersville. She and her husband, David, have four children and nine grandchildren. They are active members of the Mill Church in Pickens and enjoy playing golf, bike riding and kayaking.
“We are honored to welcome Emily to our board as she embodies the spirit of ReWa by bringing her energy, expertise and forward thinking to the table” said Danny Holliday, Chairman of the Board. “We feel fortunate to have her alongside us as we embark upon many exiting initiatives.”
About Renewable Water Resources (ReWa):
ReWa’s mission is to enhance our community’s quality of life by transforming wastewater to renewable resources through responsible and innovative solutions. ReWa serves nearly 500,000 industrial, commercial and residential customers in Greenville County and parts of Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens and Laurens Counties. Learn more at www.rewaonline.org.