Representative Terry Alexander is the South Carolina House of Representative for District No. 59, serving Florence and Darlington Counties, and has been an elected official for over 26 years, beginning his career as the field director for Congressman Robin Tallon. He went on to serve on the Florence County Council for 16 years. He is a businessman, an education consultant, a career development counselor, a pastor and an adjunct professor of religion. He received his B.A. from Francis Marion University and his M. Div. degree from Howard University, an honorary doctorate and is pursuing an earned doctoral degree.
He is a lifelong youth advocate, humanitarian and has served as the former president of the Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, and the NAACP. He is a charter member of the Florence Breakfast Club, the Mercy Medicine Board and works with the SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, HIV-AIDS Task Force and the House of Representatives’ Study Committee on Opioid Abuse. He serves on the Education and Public Works Committee, as well as the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee. He is also an alumni of IMPH’s Health Policy Fellows Program. He is concerned with issues of healthcare, education and justice and is compassionate about using his life to serve God and humanity. He is married to Ms. Starlee Davis Alexander, and they have 2 children, Terrell McClain and Matthew.