District 4 - Alice G. Howard

Alice G. Howard (R)

Alice Howard

District 4
Term Expires December 2026

Mrs. Alice G. Howard and her husband moved to Beaufort County in 1991. Their daughter attended Beaufort County public schools, and now teaches at Lady's Island Elementary School.

Mrs. Howard earned a Master’s degree in public administration from the University of Georgia, a Bachelor of Science in community planning and development from Columbus College, and an Associate Arts degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Mrs. Howard has more than 30 years of experience as a community liaison working with environmental, natural resources, public administration, and regional planning issues. She retired from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, where she served as the Natural Resources and Environmental Director, and later the Community Plans and Liaison Officer. 

Her community involvement includes:

  • Leadership positions Rotary Club of the Lowcountry-Beaufort
  • Keep Beaufort County Beautiful Board
  • Chairman of the City of Beaufort Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Member / Metro Planning Commission.
  • Member / Leadership Beaufort Class of 1996.
  • Riley Institute of Furman, Diversity Leaders Initiative, Fall 2017

Mrs. Howard is also a member of Carteret Street United Methodist Church. 

 Term of Office:

  • 2023 - Present
  • 2019 - 2022
  • 2015 - 2018

Committee Assignments:

  • Community Services and Land Use - Chair


  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees
  • Design Review Board
  • Lowcountry Council of Governments 
  • Northern Regional Plan Implementation Committee
  • Planning Commission
  • Rural & Critical Lands Preservation Board
  • Stormwater Management Utility Board
  • Technical College of The LowCountry
  • Town of Port Royal
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

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1705 Riverside Drive
Beaufort, SC  29902