BEAUFORT, S.C. (Oct. 13, 2022) – Beaufort City Council appointed several members to various boards and committees at its Oct. 11 meeting.
Beaufort Housing Authority Board of Commissioners
John Warley: Warley was appointed to a five-year term that expires on Oct. 31, 2027. Warley, a resident of Beaufort, is a retired attorney. He previously lived in Newport News, Va., where he served two terms on the Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board. He also served a four-year term on the Virginia Housing Development Authority. Warley is vice president of the Beaufort History Museum.
Ethan James: James was appointed to a four-year term that expires on Oct. 31, 2026. He is a resident of Beaufort and has worked in real estate for 11 years, most recently with his own agency, Ethan James Real Estate Advisors.
Dick Stewart: Stewart, the former CEO of 303 Associates, was appointed to a three-year term that expires on Oct. 31, 2025. 303 has built and managed apartments, duplexes, and single-family rental housing. Stewart has been a member of the City’s Design Review Board, and also has been active in many local non-profits.
Beaufort-Jasper Regional Housing Trust Fund Oversight Board
Dick Stewart was appointed to a two-year term. This board will oversee the new trust fund, which has been established to address the need for affordable housing across the Lowcountry.
Defense Community Partnership Task Force
Councilman Mitch Mitchell was appointed to this task force, which is developing a long-range and community-driven plan for the Naval Hospital.