An Orangeburg native and a graduate of South Carolina State University, Jerry has always demonstrated a commitment to his community . He received his Bachelors of Arts and Masters of Education from South Carolina State University. He is a distinguished member of the democratic party and has spent the last two decades in service to South Carolina youth and their families. Jerry has received national awards for his efforts in dropout prevention and currently serves as the Orangeburg County Attendance Supervisor.
Representative Govan has been a member of the South Carolina General Assembly for the past 22 years. In his time as representative for House District 95 he has served on several influential House Committees including : House Education & Public Works Committee, State House Committee, House Rules Committee, House Medical, Military & Municipal Affairs Committee, and House Judiciary Committee.
Jerry is married to the former Wanda E. Gibson of Estill, SC. Together they have four children, Shawntara (Major USAF), Jeri Nicole, LaWanda and Gabrielle. He is also the proud grandfather to three grandchildren, Kamryn, Tony Michael, III and Tyler.
Today, Jerry wants to continue to serve as your representative for District 95 in the South Carolina House of Representatives providing experience we can count on and leadership we can trust.
"The best way to determine what a man will do is to take a good look at what he has already done."
Jerry N. Govan
Jerry N. Govan
SC House District 95