Ronnie Pridgen began his career in 1987 as the Director for the City of Barnwell for seven years, then the City of Marion for 14 years. He is currently the Director for Florence County Parks & Recreation. Ronnie has always served the youth of his community, no matter where he has been. He has served on the SC Athletic Programs Branch for 12 years, including two years as SCAP Branch Chair. He has also served the state in numerous positions within Dixie Youth Baseball. He is married to Paula and they have two children, Elizabeth and Matt.
Laura Clark Driggers joined Florence County Parks and Recreation as the Programs Superintendent in October 2006. Before joining Florence County, she was the Director of Christian Education and Programs at Highland Park UMC. She graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Leisure System Studies/Commercial Recreation and a business minor. She has three children – David, Leigh Anna and Clark. She enjoys watching her children play sports, all sports for East Carolina and West Florence High School and her trips to all the wonderful places her job takes her with the senior adults.
Dennis McDaniel began his career with the Florence County Parks and Recreation team in April 2012 as the Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and Assistant Athletic Director. In 2014, his position changed to Facilities/Project Superintendent to be able to fully focus on the maintenance needs of the Recreation Department. Prior to his employment with Florence County, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Red Star Oil Company in Raleigh, NC. His career in the oil and gas business spanned 35 years. He has 25 years experience in athletics as a volunteer. He is also a member of the South Carolina High School Football Officials Association.
Nathan Dawsey joined the Florence County Parks & Recreation staff in 2016 as Area Maintenance Supervisor. He is now the Recreation Superintendent and is excited to bring his passion for sports to the athletic program. Previously, he managed the Sports Pavilion for the Kiawah Island Club for eight years. He attended Coastal Carolina University, and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Sport Management. Nathan is married to Anna Moore Dawsey and are currently expecting their first child in December.
Angela is a native of Florence and joined Florence County Parks & Recreation Department in 2002. She provides support to the Executive Director with all aspects of administrative management. She is married and has two children.
Jennifer Majors oversees the Environmental Discovery Center at Lynches River County Park. She came to Florence County Parks and Recreation in 2010 after three years as a Program Coordinator with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science/Growth Management from Rollins College and a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management/Natural Resources from the University of Denver. She is the President of the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina, and a member of the South Carolina Consortium on Environmental Education, South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association, Pee Dee Beekeepers Association and the South Carolina Outdoor and Informal Educators Association.