Rep. Jerry N. Govan, Jr. (Immediate Past Chair)

Service In Public Office
  • House of Representatives, 1993 – Present
Columbia Address

530B Blatt Bldg.
Columbia 29201
Columbia Phone: (803) 734-3012

Home Address

P.O. Box 77
Orangeburg 29116
Home Phone: (803) 531-1158

District Info

Democrat- Orangeburg | District 95
Orangeburg County

Personal Information
  • Orangeburg County Attendance Supervisor
  • Born March 17, 1958
  • Son of Roberta W. Govan and the late Jerry N. Govan, Sr.
  • South Carolina State University, B.A., 1982
  • South Carolina State University, MAT, 2003
  • Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina
  • South Carolina Education Policy Fellow, 2011-12
  • Fleming Policy Fellow, 1998
  • Graduate, Leadership South Carolina, 1992
  • Graduate, Leadership Orangeburg, 1990
  • Graduate, Office Candidate School, USMC, August 1980
  • Married Wanda E. Gibson, 4 children, Shawntara, Jeri Nicole, LaWanda and Gabrielle
  • Member and Associate Minister, Olive Grove MIssionary Baptist Church
  • Orangeburg County Dropout Prevention Coordinator
  • Literacy Consultant and Community Education Coordinator, Orangeburg County Adult Education
  • Parenting and After School Coordinator, Orangeburg School District Five
  • Parent Educator, Orangeburg School District Five
  • Primary Prevention Specialist and Program Coordinator, County Assault on Drugs Task Force, Tri County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Coordinator, Pre-Trial Intervention Program, 1st Judicial Circuit
  • Director, Small Business Development Center, South Carolina State University
  • Assistant to Director of Personnel, South Carolina State University
  • Recruiting Officer, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Personnel Specialist, U.S. Department of the Navy