Bill Herbkersman has been representing SC District 118 since 2002. For the last 35 years, he has lived and raised his children in Bluffton. Bill attended the University of South Carolina and the Jefferson Institute. He is a member of numerous organizations both local and national.
Bill is an independent business owner and developer, best known for his development of the Calhoun Street Promenade, which employs over 300 local residents and supports dozens of businesses. Outside of his work as a legislator and a business man, Bill has flown relief missions to support the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian. He flew countless relief missions containing much needed supplies and relief equipment. Bill was honored for his efforts by the Beaufort County Republican Party.
Currently, Bill is focused on work force housing in our community. He is also a big proponent for Technical College of the Lowcountry and University of South Carolina Beaufort. He is working for our elderly, and their families, in championing programs for nursing homes and in-home care with a focus on mental health, especially dementia and Alzheimer's patients.
As a committed public servant and a leader in the SC House, Bill currently serves on the Ways and Means Committee and chairs a subcommittee focused on healthcare. He is also a member of the committee that enhanced teacher's salaries statewide. Bill is a recipient of the Green Tie Award for his work in conserving the Lowcountry way of life with green spaces and clean water ways.