District 1 - Gerald Dawson

Gerald Dawson (D)

Gerald Dawson

District 1 
Term Expires December 2024
Mr. Dawson is a native of Beaufort County and received his education from Beaufort County schools. He has worked as a paramedic with Beaufort County EMS. Mr. Dawson is also a retired USPS letter carrier and an associate minister of Mount Carmel Baptist Church of Dale, South Carolina.

Mr. Dawson's community involvement includes:

  • Past President of the James J. Davis Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization
  • Instructor with Parris Island Ministries Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Member of the Governor's Comprehensive Strategies for Prevention (G-CAP).

Term of Office:

  • 2021- Present
  • 2017 - 2020
  • 2013 - 2016
  • 2009 - 2012
  • 2005 - 2008

Committee Assignments:

  • Community Service and Land Use - Member
  • Finance, Administration, and Economic Development - Member


  • Construction Adjustments & Appeals Board
  • Coroner
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Sheldon Fire District Board
  • Voter Registration

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64-A Horace Dawson Lane
Seabrook, SC 29940

To view Councilman Dawson's speeches click here