Liz Seman

Chief of Staff & Liaison, Board of Trustees at Furman University

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Liz Seman has lived in Greenville, South Carolina, since 1999. Her nonprofit career has included leadership roles with the American Red Cross, Hands on Greenville and Meals on Wheels. She came to Furman University in 2013 as the Executive Director of Corporate Engagement, and currently serves as Chief of Staff and Liaison to the Board of Trustees. She is chair of the board of directors of the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center (SC-TAC) and immediate past-chair of Meals on Wheels America. She is an active member of the Greenville Professional Women’s Forum and Greenville Women Giving. She is also a member of the Board of the Community Foundation of Greenville.

Liz is a member of Greenville County Council, first elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2012 to represent District 24. She currently chairs the Public Works Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee.

Liz has served on the board of directors of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Greenville Forward, the Junior League of Greenville, Saint Joseph’s Catholic School, the Leadership Greenville Alumni Association, the Palmetto Bank Community Board, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority Board, Community Works Carolina and the Advisory Board of the American Red Cross. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class XXVII and Diversity Leadership Academy Class IV. She was one of the YWCA Dream Achievers in 2006 and was named one of Greenville's Top 25 under 35 in 2003. She is also an Elder at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

Liz received her B.S. in Marketing from Miami of Ohio.


  • Chief of Staff & Liaison, Board of Trustees

    Current role

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