David Vipperman was appointed to the South Carolina Educational Television Commission by Governor Nikki Haley in 2012. He is retired with a background in business and aviation.
Mr. Vipperman graduated from the Citadel, the Military College of S.C. In 1962 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He entered the U.S. Air Force and served as a combat fighter pilot. After leaving active duty, he worked under contract with SC Department of Education and the Rock Hill, SC school district to plan and develop the Applied Technology Center and a year-round school model for Rock Hill. Upon completion, he entered business focusing on banking and real estate.
He has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Winthrop Board of Trustees, Piedmont Medical Center Board, York County Council, Rock Hill-York Airport Commission, BB&T Bank Regional Board, SC Aeronautics Advisory Committee, Rock Hill-York County Arts Council Board, Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation Board, and is on the founding boards of York County Free Medical clinic, Interfaith Hospitality Network and City Club of Rock Hill.
Mr. Vipperman married his wife Kloo in 1962. They have two children.