South Carolina Legislature

    Representative Jerry N. Govan, Jr.

Representative Jerry N. Govan, Jr. photo


House District 95 - Orangeburg

Personal Information

  • Retired, Orangeburg County Attendance Supervisor
  • Born March 17, 1958
  • Son of Roberta W. Govan and the late Jerry N. Govan, Sr.
  • South Carolina State University, B.A., 1982
  • South Carolina State University, MAT, 2003
  • Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina
  • South Carolina Health Fellows Policy Fellow, 2014
  • South Carolina Education Policy Fellow, 2011-12
  • Fleming Policy Fellow, 1998
  • Graduate, Leadership South Carolina, 1992
  • Graduate, Leadership Orangeburg, 1990
  • Graduate, Officer Candidate School, USMC, August 1980
  • Married Wanda E. Gibson, 4 children, Shawntara, Jeri Nicole, LaWanda and Gabrielle
  • Member and Associate Minister, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
  • Orangeburg County Dropout Prevention Coordinator
  • Literacy Consultant and Community Education Coordinator, Orangeburg County Adult Education
  • Parenting and After School Coordinator, Orangeburg School District Five
  • Parent Educator, Orangeburg School District Five
  • Primary Prevention Specialist and Program Coordinator, County Assault on Drugs Task Force, Tri County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
  • Coordinator, Pre-Trial Intervention Program, 1st Judicial Circuit
  • Director, Small Business Development Center, South Carolina State University
  • Assistant to Director of Personnel, South Carolina State University
  • Chairman, S.C. Legislative Black Caucus, 2019-
  • Recruiting Officer, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Personnel Specialist, U.S. Department of the Navy


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