Charleston County School District announced that James Lynch has been named interim executive director of transportation. The current executive director, William “Jeff” Scott is retiring at the end of the current school year.

In addition to serving in the field of transportation and fleet management, Lynch served in law enforcement for more than 20 years and has held positions in emergency planning and management.

Since 2017, Lynch has been the district transportation operations manager. He was responsible for daily operational activities of the transportation service vendor, ensuring contract compliance and resolving evolving transportation issues.

For the remainder of his year, Scott will have the responsibility of ensuring a smooth transition between student transportation contracts and the transition of the bus routing from contract to in-house.

For more information, contact the Office of Strategy and Communications at (843) 937-6303.