Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin
About Our Mayor
Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin began her service on Florence City Council as Councilwoman in 2010. After 10 years of service to the Florence community, she was elected as Mayor on November 3, 2020. She currently serves as Chairwoman for the City of Florence Neighborhood Development Ad Hoc Committee and is a voting member of the Florence Area Transportation (FLATS) Committee. She is also a member of the HopeHealth Board of Directors.
Mayor Ervin is a graduate of the Florence School District #1 public education system. She holds degrees from Florence-Darlington Technical College and Francis Marion University, and is a 2016 recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Francis Marion University.
Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin was born and raised in Florence, South Carolina. She is the daughter of the late Mr. Charlie and Mrs. Isabella Myers, and the youngest of five children. She is married to Mr. Lavon Ervin, and they are the proud parents of three children: Mr. Lavon C. Ervin II., Dr. Charlie I. Ervin II., and Ms. Cacie C.A. Ervin.
She has served in the medical field as a Registered Nurse for 39 years. Her extensive medical knowledge allows her to provide health educational services and seminars. She has served fifteen years in the ministerial field. Mayor Myers Ervin also has over fifteen years of experience as a Realtor.
She enjoys spending time with her family, who is the joy of her life. She enjoys singing, dancing, playing video games, and staying fit by power walking, jogging, Zumba and yoga. She also enjoys laughter and believes it is good for the soul.
Mayor Myers Ervin believes it is the compilation of her life experiences that have shaped her and provided her a position in life that allows her to better serve others. She is passionate about her service and continuing the forward advancement of the Florence community.