Ed Paul, Executive Director
Born and raised on Lake Marion, Ed has been an avid outdoorsman and a part of wildlife conservation since he can remember. Ed played four years of collegiate baseball at Francis Marion University, while graduating with a business degree with a focus in Management. He is married to Leslie Paul (youth minister at the Presbyterian Church in Manning) who also loves the outdoors. They have two sons Edsel and Logan.
Before accepting the Executive Director position for SCWP, Ed was the Education Director for the South Carolina Waterfowl Association. There Ed led a team of dedicated conservation education staff to help grow SCWA youth programs “Camp Woodie” and “Camp Leopold” to record attendance. Ed’s wildlife conservation efforts as well as his fundraising experience will help the South Carolina Wildlife Partnership (SCWP) make a positive impact on South Carolina’s present day and future hunting heritage.
Johnny Evans is the Executive Chairman of CF Evans Construction. CF Evans was named the Multifamily Family Builder of the Year for 2017 by the National Association of Home Builders, and has been on of South Carolina's Best Places to Work for 10 years running. Johnny served on the Department of Natural Resources board for ten years, including as the Chairman of the Board.
His passion for the outdoors and introducing and providing outdoor experiences for others is remarkable. His belief in SCWP’s mission and his relationships with many South Carolina land owners will help SCWP form key partnerships that will broaden public hunting opportunities on quality properties.
Johnny Evans, President of the Board
Board of Directors
The SCWP Board was formed in 2017 and consists of South Carolina private land owners, conservation organization leaders, and avid outdoors men and women.
Being a Special Operator (R) and veteran of our United States military and experiencing nature around the globe, I cannot express enough how great this program is for families, veterans, kids, etc...bonding with each other and bonding with nature.
What a great opportunity to do something unique for today’s hunters and the next generations of hunters!