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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Officer
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (October 2, 2015) — Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association. Mr. DeMoura is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program. Mr. DeMoura is an active member of ICMA and will serve as president of the South Carolina City County Managers Association beginning July 2016. As president, he will lead the organization's state and national priorities.
“I would like to congratulate our Town Administrator for receiving this prestigious designation,” said Mount Pleasant Mayor Linda Page. “In order to be credentialed from ICMA, a member must earn a degree in public administration, or related field, and must have demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.”
Mr. DeMoura was appointed to the position of town administrator in October 2010. He currently manages nine departments, 698 employees, and a $93.3 million annual budget for the fourth largest municipality in South Carolina. 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. He also served as County Manager of Caswell County, North Carolina.
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.
ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build better communities. ICMA is composed of professional local government managers bringing shared commitment and vision to communities – working in partnership with elected officials and residents to build communities they are proud to call home. For more information about ICMA, visit them online at http://icma.org/en/icma/home.
For more information about the Town of Mount Pleasant, visit us online at www.tompsc.com.