Meet the Candidates: Greer’s City Council


As voters go to the polls on November 2, Greer City Council Outgoing President Wayne Griffin (District 2) is the only candidate facing opposition, while Lee Dumas (District 4) and Judy Albert (District 6) run unopposed.

City Council District 2

Wayne Griffin, photo provided

Incumbent: Wayne griffin

Position: Owner of Griffin Brothers Insurance Agency

Years on the municipal council: 23 years

What do you plan to work on during your next term?

I intend to work on creating jobs and affordable housing, as well as increasing recreational opportunities.

Karuiam Booker, photo provided

Challenger: Karuiam booker

Position: Deputy District Inspection Engineer SCDOT

What is the only thing you plan to change if you are elected:

As a long-time Greer citizen with extensive experience in civil engineering and public service, I know how to tackle the challenges our community faces. My goal is to find a balance in managing gentrification, economic development and affordable housing in District 2. Managing these elements will be key to solving our infrastructure problems and will lead the communities of Needmore, Sunnyside, Greentown. , Sunnyglen, Victor Heights and Sunnydale, but especially our families, in the future.

City Council District 4

Lee Dumas, photo provided

Without opposition: Lee dumas

Position: Medtronic Diabetes Territory Manager

Years on the municipal council: 12 years

What do you plan to work on during your next term?

Most importantly, I want to continue to meet the needs of voters by being engaged, available and open to their ideas and comments. I want to make sure that the city continues to work on consolidating our unified development ordinance, so that we can better prepare for continued growth in our region. I also plan to work closely with staff and consultants to maximize our new town recreational asset, Greer Golf.

City Council District 6

Judy Albert, photo provided

Without opposition: Judy Albert

Position: Real estate agent

Years on the municipal council: 12 years

What do you plan to work on during your next term?

The town of Greer has grown so much over the past few years and continues to grow with new businesses and residents. I hope we can still maintain the atmosphere of our friendly little town. I intend to serve as I did in my years as a board member, serving and assisting as much as possible my entire district and anyone in the town of Greer. I am ready to meet with all residents and am open to attending all neighborhood meetings if requested.

In addition to city council seats, Jeffery M. Howell is running unopposed for the post of commissioner of public works.


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