Charles Alvis is a past president of the South Carolina Association of CPAs. He has served as a member of the American Institute of CPAs Governing Council. Currently, he serves the South Carolina Association of CPAs as Chairman of the Editorial Board. The Editorial Board is charged with the responsibility of identifying and developing content to be used in the publication of the CPA Report, a professional publication designed to help ensure the success of the professional accountants in South Carolina as they enter the 21st century.
Charles Alvis is a member of the Charlotte chapter of the Financial Planning Association. He serves the association as a member of the Annual Financial Symposium Planning Committee. The committee members are charged with developing the association's two day professional program.
Further, Charles Alvis is state treasurer of the South Carolina Arts Alliance and chairman of the Finance Committee. Also, he is a past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cultural and Heritage Commission of York County. Plus, he serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the York County Natural Gas Authority.
Charles Alvis has been awarded the Winthrop University Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching, the South Carolina Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching, The Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence in Teaching, the First Union Excellence in Teaching Award, the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, and the Phi Kappa Phi Excellence in Teaching Award