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District Ten Councilmember

Dean C. Riegel
Serving as Councilmember for District Ten is Dean C. Riegel, who was reelected November, 2013. Councilmember Riegel served as Mayor Pro Tem in 2012.

  • Occupation
    • Carolina Center for Occupational Health (CCOH), Executive Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Planning 
    • Mayor Pro Tem 2012
  • Family
    • Councilmember Riegel is married to his wife, Deborah, of forty-four years and they currently enjoy five beautiful grandchildren.
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ohio State University, December 1972
    • Master of Arts in Business Management from Central Michigan University, August 1976
    • Additional graduate studies at The Citadel
    • Participates in the National Security Forum at the United States Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Alabama each year
    • Annually attends Executive Leadership Conferences conducted by the National League of Cities  
  • Appointments
    • Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Governors
    • Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Maritime Security Committee (Charleston) Federal Maritime Commission, U.S. Coast Guard 2004-2007
    • United States Air Force, Public Affairs, Commanders Advisory Council, Charleston AFB
    • Charleston Water System Commissioner
    • Council of Governments (COG) Transportation Committee Member
    • City of Charleston Smoking Committee: Appointed by Mayor Joseph Riley to review proposed Smoking Ban Ordinance
    • Chaired Sign Recommendations 2004-2005
  • Civic Awards:
    • Charleston Elk's Lodge, 2014 Distinguished Citizen of the Year 
    • Martin Luther King 2013 Distinguished Civic Leader
    • Propeller Club, Port of Charleston 2013 Member of the Year
    • Charleston Elk’s Lodge #242, 2013 Distinguished Citizen of the Year
  • Organizations
    • International Propeller Club, Port of Charleston (Board of Governors)  
    • Charleston Motor Carriers Association (Board Member)
    • Charleston Animal Society (Executive Board Member)
    • Charleston Connector Run Foundation for Physically Challenged (Executive Board Member)
    • Maritime Association of South Carolina, Port of Charleston
    • Charleston Women in International Trade
    • Charleston Elks Club Lodge #242 (Largest Lodge in South Carolina), Chairman of Government Realtions and past Chair-House Committee
    • Tri County Human Resource Management Association
    • Downtown Exchange Club of Charleston: Coastal Carolina Fair Charities
    • Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce: West Ashley / James Island Steering Committee, Ambassador Club, and Metro Sports Council Marketing Committee 1999-2005
    • President, Charleston Traffic and Transportation Club (presently Board Chairman)
    • President, Waterway South Homeowners Association 2004-2007
    • South Carolina Maritime Foundation (Spirit of South Carolina)
    • Charleston Rifle Club
  • Boards and Commissions
    • Sustainability Advisory Committee
    • BCD COG CHATS Policy Committee
    • Golf Course Commission
  • Standing Committees         
    • Special Facilities Committee (Past Chairman)
    • Human Resources Committee (Chair)
    • Real Estate Committee
    • Public Works and Utilities Committee (Vice Chairman) 
    • Ways and Means Committee    
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Dean C. Riegel
Dean C. Riegel
District Ten Councilmember

2113 Virginia Oak Court
Charleston, SC 29414

Ph: (843) 708-4546