Skyler E. Nimmons, an active layperson from the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church, began his faith-journey at Trinity United Methodist Church in his hometown of Orangeburg, S.C. He has a diverse background in public relations, marketing, and communications in the areas of non-profits and small to medium business. In 2011 he joined the staff of the Western North Carolina Conference as the Conference Communications Specialist. His work in Western North Carolina has been recognized nationally by the United Methodist Association of Communicators for web design, print publication, branding and video production. He studied Journalism with a major in Public Relations at the University of South Carolina. Nimmons’ mother, Michelle Nimmons, is a director of human resources and public health professional for a school district in Denmark, S.C., and his father, Ernest Nimmons, is an administrator at Claflin Universtiy, a United Methodist-related institution in Orangeburg, S.C. Skyler enjoys travel, live music, cooking, reading, connecting with new people and often never meets a stranger.