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Merita A. "Rita" AllisonREPRepublican State Representative, District 36
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SCResidence (state)

Merita Ann Allison (born February 19, 1940) is an American politician. She is a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 36th District, serving since 2008. She is a member of the Republican party. She also sat in the House from 1993 to 2002.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
John Robert Powers School of Fashion Merchandising
Attended
1962 - 1964
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Republican Assistant Majority Leader
South Carolina State House of Representatives
1999 - 2000
Legislative Advisor
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford
2006 - 2007
Education Advisor
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford
2003 - 2005
Former Special Program Coordinator
Springs Industry, Lyman Complex
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Member
Wellford Baptist Church
Current
Member
Parent Teacher Association
Current
Member
Miss South Carolina Scholarship Program Board
1968 - 2008
Chair
Greer J. Verne Smith Human Resource Center Board
1996 - 1999
Founder
Republican WomenÂ’s Caucus
1999
Member
Metro Transit Authority Communications Center Board
1998 - 1999
Member
Retirement Investment Equity Conference Committee
1998
Chair
General Assembly Women's Caucus
1994 - 1996
Member
R.D. Anderson Vocational School Board
1991 - 1992
Member
Spartanburg County District Five School Board
1986 - 1992
Member
United States Jaycees
1978 - Current
President
South Carolina Jaycee Auxiliary
1968 - 1969
Board Member
Middle Tyger Community Center
Member
Blue Ribbon Task Force for Higher Education Funding
Member
Middle Tyger Civitans
Member
Middle Tyger Chamber of Commerce
Member
Lyman First Baptist Church
Member
Lyman First Citizens Bank Advisory Board
Officer
Southern Hospitality Club
Member
State Tax Ad Hoc Study Committee
1998
Former Member
Education and Public Works Committee, South Carolina House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Committee on Children and Families
Former Vice Chair
Operation and Management Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives