District 7 - Michael E. Covert

Michael E. Covert (R)

Michael E. Covert

District 7 (Buckwalter in Bluffton)
Term Expires December 2020

Michael Covert is originally from Virginia and has made his home in Beaufort County since 1996. He and his wife Theresa married in 2009 and reside in Bluffton. He has four daughters. Mr. Covert is also affectionately known as “Pop-Pop” to his six grandchildren.

Covert is President and Managing Member of Covert Aire, LLC. Mr. Covert's community involvement includes:

  • Past President of the Bluffton Rotary Club
  • Past Board Member of the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the HVAC Advisory Committee at the Technical College of the Lowcountry
  • Past President of McCracken Middle School Improvement Council
  • Past member of the Beaufort County Capital Improvements Sales Tax Commission
  • Suppporter of Don Ryan Center for Innovation, American Heart Association, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Backpack Buddies, Children’s Center of HHI, HELP of Beaufort, Bluffton Self Help, and Volunteers in Medicine Clinic Bluffton and many other charities and civic organizations.
  • Sponsor of the ABC-TV Extreme Home Makeover in 2014.
He recently spearheaded two local efforts (Fourth Quarter Drive to End Hunger and Operation Warm Up) through his business, which involved employees, clients and vendors.

Mr. Covert enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, golfing and cooking adventures. He is a former NASCAR announcer on regional and national radio networks, and was named 2001 National Short Track Magazine Announcer of the Year. Covert also sponsors the Beaufort County High School Football on WHHI-TV and serves as one of the television commentators at the featured Game of the Week throughout Beaufort County. Mr. Covert interviews coaches and players, and encourages students to have fun.

Term of Office:

  • 2017 - 2020

Committee Assignments:

  • Community Services - Vice Chairman
  • Executive Committee- Member
  • Natural Resources - Member
  • Public Facilities - Member
  • Caucus - Member


  • Southern Lowcountry Regional Planning Board
  • USC-Beaufort 

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Bluffton, SC 29910
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