About Ron

District 4

Ron  Brinson  grew up in old North Charleston. He served as president of the Coosaw Creek  Owners Association and was an officer in the Parent Teacher Student Association  at Fort Dorchester High School. He and his wife, Peggy, have been parent  volunteers at the Dorchester District 2 schools their three sons attended. 

Ron is a former award-winning reporter and associate editor of the  Charleston newspapers   He  writes opinion columns for the Post and Courier and other trade publications.

He served as personal assistant to S. C. Governor James B. Edwards,  1974-1975. He was president and chief executive office of the American  Association of Port Authorities in Washington, D.C., 1979 to 1986. He “retired” in 2002 after 16 years as president and CEO of the Port of New  Orleans.


Contact  Ron at ronbrinsonforcitycouncil@gmail.com