CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

Terence Roberts
Mayor

Work: (864) 231-2200
Fax: (864) 231-7854
troberts@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2014-June 30, 2018
  • Elected Mayor – 2006

Education

  • Westside High School, Graduated, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Winthrop University, 1983

Profession

  • Owner-Operator, Terence V. Roberts, State Farm Insurance Agency

Community Activities

  • Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Anderson University Board of Victors
  • AnMed Health - Board of Trustees
  • Imagine Anderson board of Directors
  • Innovate Anderson -Executive committee
  • Municipal Association of South Carolina - Board of Directors
  • Ten at the Top (TATT) - Executive Committee
  • Salvation Army
  • South Carolina Independent Colleges and University - Executive Committee
  • St. Mary's of the Angels Catholic Church

Family

  • Children, Tera Victoria and Terence, Jr. (Jay)
Kyle Newton
Seat 1

105 Hanover Circle
Anderson, SC 29621

Home: (864) 401-8211
knewton@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – October 3, 2016-June 30, 2018
  • Began – 2016, elected to unexpired term

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, University of West Georgia
  • Master of Public Administration, Clemson University

Profession

  • Director of External Affairs - Anderson School District Five

Community Activities

  • Imagine Anderson, Board of Directors
  • Anderson Interfaith Ministries, Board of Directors

Family

  • Wife, Katie
  • Son, Adam
Don Chapman
Seat 2

10 Oleander Drive
Anderson, SC 29621

Work: (864) 224-7563
Home: (864) 375-9049
Cell: (864) 934-3406
donchapman@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020
  • Began – July 1, 2008

Education

  • Grades 1-12, Anderson Public Schools, 1984
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1989
  • Master of Architecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, 1989

Profession

  • Architect, SC & GA, Chapman Design Group, Inc.
  • Co-Owner/SC Certified Master Builder, Icon Construction of SC, LLC

Community Activities

  • Welcome Baptist Church
  • Home Builders Association of Anderson, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Anderson, Class 18
  • American Institute of Architect, Greenville Chapter
  • Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

Family

  • Wife, Amy
Buck Roberts
Seat 3

742 Marshall Avenue
Anderson, SC 29621

Work: (864) 226-2531
Home: (864) 225-7567
abroberts@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2014-June 30, 2018
  • Began – 2000, elected to unexpired term

Profession

  • President, A.B. Roberts Construction Company

Community Activities

  • First Presbyterian Church
  • NAHB, Executive Board
  • NAMH Research Center
  • National Home Builders Association
  • South Carolina Housing Hall of Fame, Inductee

Family

  • Wife, Carole Kay
  • Children, Jeff, Tim, and Beth
Tony Stewart
Seat 4

604 Lanford Street
Anderson, SC 29624

Home: (864) 226-6658
Cell: (864) 915-1122
telecomsite@nuvox.net

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020
  • Began – July 1, 2000

Education

  • National Development Council, Professional Housing Certification, 1999
  • Anderson College, Bachelor of Science, Business, 1994
  • University of Central Arkansas, Management Program, 1994
  • Limestone College, Bachelor of Science, Business, 1989
  • Leadership Greenville, Graduate, Class XXVI

Profession

  • Owner, Telecom Site Management

Community Activities

  • Anderson Minority Business Partnership Association, Board of Directors
  • Parent/Teacher/Student Association (PTSA) for SC, Legislative Member

Family

  • Son, Anthony Stewart, Jr.
Beatrice Thompson
Seat 5

1111 Southwood Street
Anderson, SC 29625

Home: (864) 224-1990
Work: (864) 260-1093
bthompson@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2014-June 30, 2018
  • Began – July 1, 1976

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, South Carolina State University, Howard University
  • Master of Arts, Atlanta University
  • Doctorate, University of Georgia

Profession

  • Executive Director, Westside Community Center

Community Activities

  • Good Neighbor Cupboard, Board of Directors
  • Wachovia, Board of Directors
  • Partners for a Healthy Community, Board of Directors
  • Innovate Anderson, Board of Directors

Family

  • Husband, Harry Tompson
  • Sons, Harry, Jr., Patrick and Daryl
Rick Laughridge
Seat 6

122 Henry Avenue
Anderson, SC 29624

Home: (864) 231-7266
rlaughridge@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020
  • Began – July 1, 2008

Education

  • Grades 1-12, Anderson District 5
  • Anderson University, Associate of Arts degree, 1967
  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Science, 1970
  • Clemson University, Master of Science in Administration, 1985

Profession

  • Retired School Administrator in Anderson District 5

Community Activities

  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Mentor for a District 5 student
  • Anderson Area Coin Club

Family

  • Wife, Linda Laughridge
Matt Harbin
At Large Seat 7/Mayor Pro Tem

702 Westchester Drive
Anderson, SC 29621

Cell: (864) 376-4968
mharbin@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2014-June 30, 2018
  • Began – 2010

Education

  • Concord Elementary
  • McCants Middle
  • T.L Hanna
  • Anderson University
  • USC-Aiken

Profession

  • Financial Advisor with Edward Jones

Community Activities

  • New Springs Church

Family

  • Wife, Summer
  • Children, Paige and Cal
John Roberts
At Large Seat 8

307 North Street
Anderson, SC 29621

Cell: (864) 226-2229
Fax: (864) 225-2401
jroberts@cityofandersonsc.com

Terms

  • Current – July 1, 2016-June 30, 2020
  • Began – April 14, 2014

Education

  • Grades 1-12, St. Joseph's Elementary, McCants Middle, T.L. Hanna
  • Clemson University

Profession

  • Agent/Owner, John Roberts Insurance Agency, LLC

Community Activities

  • Anderson Heritage, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Clean Start, Board of Directors

Family

  • Wife, Mary Ellen
  • Children, Jack and Leah