County announces staff changes

Johnson

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County administration has announced several staff changes regarding the vacant Deputy County Administrator position.

Laura Johnson, who has served the county as Comptroller since 2002, will assume the position of Interim Deputy County Administrator. Johnson’s responsibilities will include project management, operational and financial oversight.

Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant and has previously served in the State of South Carolina Auditor’s office as well as the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. Johnson is a graduate of Fairfield Central High and Winthrop University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Bass

Anne Bass, who has served as Deputy Comptroller since 2011, replaces Johnson with the title of Interim Comptroller. Her responsibilities will include oversight of all financial operations as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Bass has previously served as the Director of Accounting and Director of Fiscal Services at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  Bass is a graduate of Richard Winn Academy and Winthrop University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Caulder

Brad Caulder, who most recently served the county as Public Works Director, will assume the position of Human Resources Director, providing oversight of all employment and risk management programs, and ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and county labor regulations.

Caulder is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and County Risk Manager. He has previously served Fairfield County as Human Resources Manager and has been employed with the county since 2003. Caulder is a graduate of Richard Winn Academy and the University of South Carolina where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.