DISTRICT 6 COUNCILMANand
JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY CHAIRMAN(843) 830-1804
Elected: February 13, 2006 (term expires: December 31, 2022)
Mr. Schurlknight has served on Berkeley County Council since 2006.
Mr. Schurlknight was born and raised in Berkeley county. Mr. Schurlknight has been married for 26 years, to Elizabeth Johnston Schurlknight (Beth). He has one daughter, Larabeth. Mr. Schurlknight graduated from Macedonia High School and attended Limestone College, University of Nebraska at Lincoln (MIP). In his spare time, Mr. Schurlknight enjoys equine, hunting, golf, camping and working with Berkeley County 4-Hers and watching them excel.
Mr. Schurlknight has been employed by Berkeley Electric Cooperative for 32 years. His present position with the Cooperative is Office Manager for the Goose Creek district.
Mr. Schurlknight strives to move Berkeley County forward to a brighter future. Locally, he supports “upgraded infrastructure, preservation of trees, keeping taxes at minimum and planned development while protecting the county’s integrity”. Also he is committed to drastically reducing the County’s debt, and minimizing bond issues. He has worked hard to keep the lines of communication open with his constituents and making their concerns known.
Mr. Schurlknight’s community involvement and activities include:
• Berkeley Co Farm Bureau, Board Member
• South Carolina Farm Bureau Equine, Board Member
• Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
• Moncks Corner United Methodist Church
• Member Berkeley County Water and Soil Conservation
• Berkeley County 4H
• Various Civic Clubs in District 6