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Dorchester County operates under a Council Administrator form of government.

The County Administrator serves the County Council as its agent in administrative matters. This position is appointed directly by the Council, and has administrative oversight over all operations of the County government with the exceptions of departments governed by elected officials and special districts. The County Administrator is responsible for coordinating departmental activities, studying administrative procedures and organization, and recommending changes to improve the operations of County government, reviewing budget requests and making recommendations to the Council. It is the responsibility of the County Administrator to effectively implement all decisions, policies, ordinances and motions made by the County Council. The County Administrator performs these responsibilities through the various department directors and administrative personnel who report directly to the County Administrator.

Administrator’s Office
201 Johnston Street
Kenneth F. Waggoner Building
St. George, SC 29477

County Administrator
Jason L. Ward (843) 563-0100

Clerk to County Administrator 
Susan Brickle (843) 563-0100


Deputy County Administrator
Charles H. Potts (843) 832-0043

Executive Assistant 
Chantell Glover (843) 832-0043

Chief Financial Officer
Daniel T. Prentice (843) 563-0103

Executive Assistant
Tracey Langley (843) 563-0103

Budget Officer  
Jessica Shuler (843) 563-0365

Public Information Officer
Tiffany Norton (843) 563-0084

Last updated: 11/15/2016 1:31:16 PM