BEAUFORT, S.C. (Aug. 2, 2023) – City of Beaufort Mayor Stephen Murray was elected president of the Association of South Carolina Mayors for 2023-2024 at the organization’s meeting on July 28. The organization provides opportunities for mayors to more fully engage in advocating for issues that affect cities and towns; to network, share ideas and best practices with other mayors; and to take part in educational activities.
Mayor Murray was also elected as an at-large delegate to the Board of Directors of the Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC). The MASC represents and serves the state's 271 incorporated municipalities, and offers services, programs and tools to help in effective governance.
"I'm grateful for the opportunity to serve the other 270 mayors across the state as president of the Mayors Association, and as a board member for MASC,” Mayor Murray said. “I look forward to supporting mayors across South Carolina while promoting policy at the state level that benefits the millions of South Carolinians that call towns and cities their home."
The new officers of the SC mayors’ association:
Mayor Stephen Murray, Beaufort
Mayor Nathan Senn, Laurens
Immediate Past President
Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, Camden
Mayors around the state established the Association of SC Mayors in 2011 under the umbrella of the Municipal Association of South Carolina.