Rick Caporale

Rick Caporale (R)

District 8 (Hilton Head Island/Bluffton)
Term Expires December 2018

Mr. Caporale was born in New Haven, CT, and holds a Bachelor’s degree inRick Caporale English from the University of New Haven, a Master’s degree in English and an Ed.S. in Higher Education from the University of Iowa. He taught at several New England colleges, including Bunker Hill Community College in Boston and Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, and then moved to Charleston, where he began a sales career. In 1994, he was elected to the Beaufort County Board of Education, where he served three terms. He retired from Hargray Communications in 2004 as sales manager and later worked for CenturyLink and for Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity. He was  elected to Beaufort County Council in 2006 and is now serving his second term.  

Committee Assignments:

  • Communitiy Services - Vice Chairman
  • Finance - Member
  • Natural Resources - Member
  • Public Facilities - Member

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Term of Office:

  • 2015 - 2018
  • 2011 - 2014
  • 2007 - 2010


17 Salt Wind Way
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Office: 843.255.2194