District One Councilmember

F. Gary White, Jr.

Serving as Councilmember for District One is F. Gary White, Jr., who was elected in November 2007. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the College of Charleston and his Master of Business Administration degree at The Citadel.

Professional Certifications

Bronze Certification in Leadership for the National League of Cities. Training courses completed for the National League of Cities:

  • Practical Strategic Planning for Local Government - Two Credits
  • In Praise of Democracy: When Controversy and Conversation Collide - Two Credits
  • Local Economic Development: The Challenges of Community Renewal - Eight Credits
  • Building Community Partner Connections and Measuring Success - Two Credits
  • Perfecting Your Message: A Leaders Guide to Working with the Media - Two Credits
  • Local Officials' Guide to Effective Media Relations - Two Credits
  • Building Capacity to Financial Success; Beyond the Balance Sheet - Two Credits
  • Capital Planning and Financing: Balancing Pay-As-You-Go vs. Debt Financing - Two Credits
  • Parliamentary Procedure II: Ten Mistakes Chairs Make and How to Avoid Them - Two Credits
  • Lead with Purpose: The Human Side of Local Government - Two credits

Standing Committees

Councilmember White holds positions on the following standing committees:

  • Community Development
  • Human Resources, Vice Chair
  • Real Estate, Chair
  • Special Facilities, Vice Chair
  • Ways and Means

Core Courses

  • Benefits and Pitfalls of Economic Development / Forms of Government - Completed September 11, 2008
  • Session A - Completed February 20, 2008
    The City as an Employer
    Conducting Public Meetings
    An Overview of Local Government Planning and Zoning
    Team Building / Goal Setting

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