MELVIN E. BARNETTE
EDUCATION:Master of Science degree
in Industrial Management, 1965 Clemson University,
Bachelor of Science degree in Arts and Sciences
with honor, 1955
Major: Mathematics; Minor: Economics and
Sociology Clemson University, Clemson, SC
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:July 1986-Present
Owner and Principal-in-Charge of
Melvin E. Barnette & Associates, Inc.,
doing management consulting, marketing consulting,
legislative lobbying and State government
representation for both private sector and
October 1957-July 1986 (29 years)
Various positions with Clemson University,
including Vice President for Business and
Finance (9 years), Assistant Vice President
for Budgets and Systems (2 years), Budget
Director (4 years), Supervisor of Grants
and Contracts Accounts (8 years) and Accountant
U.S. Army Reserves, Retired (Colonel).
October 1957-June 1985 (28 years)
Continuous service in active U.S. Army
Reserves in various command and staff positions
with rank from Lieutenant to Full Colonel.
September 1955-September 1957 (2
Active duty - Rank of Second Lieutenant
and First Lieutenant in the Signal Corps,
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND HONOR
National Association of College and University
Business Officers: National committee assignments,
including Chairman of Personnel Committee.
Southern Association of College and University
Business Officers: Several committee assignments,
including Executive Committee.
National Association of Accountants
Reserve Officers Association; Association
of the U.S. Army.
National Exchange Club - 1957 to present.
Served as local club treasurer, President
(2 terms) and member of the Board of Directors
for more than 15 years. Held following State
offices in S.C. District Exchange Clubs:
District Director, Treasurer, Vice President
(President Elect) and President.
Member of First Baptist Church, Clemson,
Past member of First Baptist Church, Pendleton,
SC. Part-time Minister of Music for twenty-five
years of essentially a full-time music program;
served on various committees and councils.
Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Eta Sigma
Sigma Tau Epsilon