MEET JOSHUA PUTNAM

Host of Faith and Family Statehouse Update and President of Palmetto Family

The Honorable Joshua Putnam is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Joshua served for four terms in the General Assembly before joining Palmetto Family as the organization’s fourth President since its creation in 1994. He served as the chairman of several sub-committees and was recognized nationally as an emerging leader within state governments.

As one of the state’s youngest-ever elected officials, Joshua led on many important legislative reforms, which helped strengthen the family unit. The state’s foster care system, along with fraternity hazing laws saw historic transformations under his leadership.

Joshua attended North Greenville University where he received a B.S. in Marketing and minor in Business Administration. He married his love, Holly Moyers, in the fall of 2013. They enjoy raising their three young children Asher, Abram and Anniston in Powdersville, SC.

He is passionate about impacting the lives of others through government, and his paramount priority is serving his Lord and Savior. The Putnam’s attend Grace Church in Powdersville.

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