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Sep 252018
 

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. in The Cooper River Room at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. We are pleased to have Eric DeMoura, Town Administrator, as our speaker. Breakfast catered by Dish and Design Catering and Events.

Mr. DeMoura was appointed to the position of town administrator in October 2010. He currently manages nine departments, 700 employees, and a $158 million annual budget for the fourth largest municipality in South Carolina. Mr. DeMoura has received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association. Prior to his appointment as town administrator, Mr. DeMoura served as deputy town administrator for four years.

Prior to joining the Town of Mount Pleasant, Mr. DeMoura held the position of deputy mayor in Taunton, Massachusetts, where he assisted the mayor in the management of 30 city departments and a $130 million budget. As chief advisor to the mayor, he lobbied state and federal governments to secure funding and improve education and aging infrastructure. Reforming budget processes, purchasing procedures, and personnel policies defined the quality of his position in Taunton.

Additional experience included the position of County Manager of Caswell County, North Carolina, where Mr. DeMoura began his public service. Highlights included the management of 23 county departments, 250 employees, and a $20 million budget.

Mr. DeMoura is a graduate of Clemson University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in public administration. He also holds a County Administration Certification from the University of North Carolina.

Mr. DeMoura is past president of the South Carolina City and County Management Association. He is a member of the International City / County Management Association and the South Carolina City and County Management Association.

Feb 212017
 

The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. in The Cooper River Room at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. We are pleased to have Christiane Farrell, Town of Mt. Pleasant Planning Director, as our guest speaker. Breakfast catered by Dish and Design.

Ms. Farrel received a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Charleston.  Upon graduating, she started working for the Town of Mt. Pleasant Planning Department.

Nov 102016
 

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The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will welcome Eric DeMoura, Town of Mount Pleasant Administrator, as our guest speaker Tuesday, November 15, 2015.  Mr. DeMoura was appointed to the position of town administrator in October 2010. He currently manages nine departments, 700 employees, and a $100 million annual budget for the fourth largest municipality in South Carolina. Mr. DeMoura has received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association. Prior to his appointment as town administrator, Mr. DeMoura served as deputy town administrator for four years.

Mr. DeMoura is a graduate of Clemson University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in public administration. He also holds a County Administration Certification from the University of North Carolina.
Mr. DeMoura is president of the South Carolina City and County Management Association. He is a member of the International City / County Management Association and the South Carolina City and County Management Association.

May 172016
 

Town of Mount Pleasant LogoThe East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will welcome Mount Pleasant Police Captain Mark Arnold as our guest speaker on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

The department is a nationally accredited agency, sanctioned by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. with 149 sworn officers and 43 civilian personnel, serving a population of 67,000.

The department has divided the Town of Mount Pleasant, which encompasses 73 square miles, into seven patrol districts. Each patrol district is assigned to a specific officer on each shift, who is responsible for maintaining protection and problem resolution on a continuing basis. The Mount Pleasant Police Department was featured in the November 1996 issue of Good Housekeeping as one of the top eight suburban police departments in the nation.

Carl Ritchie serves as Chief of Police.

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