D. Paul Sommerville

D. Paul Sommerville, Vice Chairman (R)

District 2 (MCAS/Beaufort/Lady's Island/Fripp Island)
Term Expires December 2022
Mr. Sommerville is a Duke University graduate and US Army veteran.  He has a Paul Sommervillebackground in labor relations, and works as a management consultant. Mr. Sommerville is married, and has two daughters. The Beaufort native is an active member of St. Helena’s Episcopal Church.

Term of Office:

  • 2019-2022
  • 2015 - 2018
  • 2011 - 2014
  • 2007 - 2010

Committee Assignments:

  • Executive - Member
  • Finance - Member
  • Governmental - Chairman


  • Beaufort Country Heritage Tourism Corporation
  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees
  • City of Beaufort
  • Lowcountry Area Transportation Study Committee
  • Northern Beaufort County Regional Plan Implementation Committee

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1509 Pigeon Point Road
Beaufort, SC 29902
Office: 843.255.2197

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