Council Member Elton Carrier was elected to the Mount Pleasant Town Council in 2009 and re-elected in 2013.
He currently chairs the Finance and Recreation Committees. He also serves on the Bids & Purchases, Human Resources, Police, Legal, Judicial Committees of Council.
He also serves on the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Board and is a member of the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee.
Council Member Carrier retired in April 2009 from First Federal of Charleston after 35 years in the banking industry. Council Member Carrier graduated from The Citadel Class of 1965 with a degree in Business Administration. In addition he is a graduate of The School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. He has resided in Mount Pleasant for the past 43 years.
Council Member Carrier is a member of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church where he is a resting elder. He presently serves on the Board of Directors for East Cooper Habitat for Humanity.
Council Member Carrier is married to the former Katherine Moss of Charleston for the past 51 years. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.