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Mark Nix

Mark Nix

October 2004

Mark Nix is a native of Columbia, South Carolina (SC) and now raises his own family (Katie 7, Garrett 6 and Olivia 2) in Lexington County, SC with his wife, Alicia. His professional background includes: two graduate degrees from the University of South Carolina; Producer and Director of the Firing Line series with William F. Buckley, Jr. for 12 years, moderator of the PBS program DEBATES/DEBATES; Director of the 1988 Republican and Democratic Presidential debates; and worked as an account executive with Semaphore, Inc. - an advertising and public relations agency in the Midlands.

Mark Nix is currently the Executive Director of the South Carolina Landowners Association. The S.C. Landowners Association is the only statewide non-profit grassroots organization dedicated solely to the promotion and protection of property rights through research, analysis, and education.

The S.C. Landowners Association began in September 2000, as a group of concerned Charleston County landowners wanted to help educate their friends and neighbors about the negative and intrusive effects of a new comprehensive plan that was going to determine the future development of their area. Similar land use concerns quickly spread throughout the Lowcountry and eventually to the doorsteps of landowners in the Midlands and the Upstate.

In November 2001, the South Carolina Landowners Association opened its Columbia office and launched its statewide effort to educate South Carolinians about their property rights…And to fight for them.

Contact information:

Mark Nix, Executive Director
South Carolina Landowners Association
1419 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 252-0699
fax: (803) 252-0667

Conference Speech
"Landowners United to Defend Private Property Rights" - Speech from the Eighth Annual Conference

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