Rebecca Vance began service in the position as Town Administrator for the Town of Summerville on March 23, 2020. She comes to the Town from Dorchester County Government where she served as Deputy Administrator of Community Services. Prior to joining the County, Vance served as the City Manager of Cayce, the City Administrator of Manning, and the Town Administrator of Summerton. She also worked for the Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments and the Sumter City-County Planning Commission earlier in her career.
Vance grew up in Summerville and graduated from Fort Dorchester High School. She earned a Master of Public Administration degree from a joint program between the University of Charleston and University of South Carolina. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a Minor in Environmental Science from the University of South Carolina.
“I’m honored to work in Summerville with a council that’s passionate about their people and with a staff that values teamwork and service,” Vance said. “I appreciate the trust and confidence in being selected for this position. I look forward to giving back to a community that has given me so much throughout my life."