Please welcome our new Administrative Assistant in the front office, Heather Gomes. Heather is new to Columbia, being most recently from Santa Clarita California. Please drop by and meet Heather, who will be handling a wide variety of office duties for the Department. Heather comes with work experience in a secondary education school district, working in special education with assistive technology. Her son is currently a freshman at USC Beaufort and her daughter is a junior at Chapin High School.