Board of Trustees
Secretary (Area 22)Term expires 2018
1107 Edwards Road
Greenville, SC 29615
Home – (864) 268-0579
Mrs. Lynda Leventis-Wells serves as Executive Director for the Carolinas Institute for Community Policing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of South Carolina, and a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Educational Psychology from the University of Mississippi. She formerly served as women’s basketball coach for Furman University, J. L. Mann High Academy, and Wade Hampton High School and soccer at J. L. Mann Academy.
Honors and activities include President of the Governing Board of Greenville Family Partnership, Past President and currently serve on the Board of Crime Stoppers, Chairman of the South Carolina Methamphetamine Action Group, and member of the Public Policy Committee for United Way.
Mrs. Leventis-Wells received the Order of Palmetto (2012), inducted into the Wade Hampton High School Legion of Honor (2011), Southeastern Crime Stopper’s Citizen of the Year (2004), Greenville County Sheriff’s Citizen Award (2004), Who’s Who Among American Teachers (2002, 2004, 2005), Honor Award for Distinguish Achievement in Public Service from the American Police Hall of Fame (2000), Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Drug Law Enforcement from the Drug Enforcement Administration (2000), Greenville Technical College Educator of the Year (1997-1998) and Peach Blossom Coach of the Year (1996) .
She is married to Alan Wells. They have two children, Katrina, a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, and Jonathan, a graduate of the University of South Carolina.