Business Committee

Autism Friendly Travel Destination



Surfside Beach, South Carolina, January 2016-- Surfside Beach SC, known as “The Family Beach,” just South of Myrtle Beach, declared itself an Autism friendly travel destination on January 12th, 2016.  Read the full press release by clicking this linkRead Resolution #16-162 by clicking this link.


Duties:  To improve communication with and to make recommendations to Town Council to implement necessary regulations consistent with the business community’s interests, and also cultivate a business friendly environment to help new and existing businesses succeed and prosper within the Town of Surfside Beach.

Qualifications: The committee shall consist of nine (9) members comprised of a majority of current or former resident business owners and a minority of non-resident business owners, who shall be in good standing with all town ordinances representing retail, service, hospitality, and/or trades; and one non-voting councilmember whom shall serve in an advisory capacity.

Meeting Schedule: The Business Committee meets as called at 10:00 am at Council Chambers, Town Hall, Surfside Beach. 


Sammy Truett, Chairman    Term 09/13/2016 to 09/13/2020
Bert Krassin, Vice Chairman   Term 09/13/2016 to 09/13/2020
Eva Rigney   Term 04/09/2019 to 04/09/2023
Becky Large   Term 11/10/2015 to 11/10/2019
Mikey Pruitt   Term 02/14/2017 to 02/14/2021
Daniel Sitter   Term 03/08/2016 to 03/08/2020
Phil Vasser   Term 11/14/2017 to 11/14/2021
Cabell Young   Term 03/08/2016 to 03/08/2020
Lee Zulanch   Term 09/13/2016 to 09/13/2020
  • The Hon. David L. Pellegrino, ex-officio Town Council Liaison

For more information about the business committee, please contact Town Clerk Debra Herrmann at 843.913.6333 or


02/13/2018 PDF
01/09/2018 PDF
04/28/2016 PDF
03/01/2016 PDF
01/07/2016 PDF
12/08.2015 PDF
09/08/2015 PDF
12/04/2013 PDF
08/20/2013 PDF
07/12/2013 PDF
04/15/2013 PDF
01/28/2013 PDF
01/10/2013 PDF
11/05/2012 PDF
10/18/2012 PDF
10/08/2012 PDF
10/01/2012 PDF