The Capital Project Sales Tax IV referendum, which will be on the Ballot in November for approval as well as the Whiskey Road Corridor project will be the topics of the next Aiken Republican Club luncheon – 11:00 am Tuesday September 25, 2018 at Newberry Hall. Our guests will be Aiken County Council Chairman Gary Bunker and County Council Member Camille Furgiuele.
Gary Bunker is Chairman of the Aiken County Council, having previously served on Council for two terms from 2005 through 2012. During his time on Council, he was three times elected Vice-Chairman by his peers and was Chairman of the Administrative Committee for four years.
After his service on County Council, Gary served on the Board of the Economic Development Partnership from 2013 through 2014. Gary also has been active in the Aiken County Republican Party. He was president of the Aiken Republican Club in 2004, Chairman of the Aiken County Young Republicans in 1995, Executive Committeeman of the Aiken County Republican Party from 1997 to 1999, and chaired every Aiken County Republican Party Convention between 2003 and 2017. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2004. Gary wrote a regular column for the Aiken Standard from early 2013 through January 2017.
Gary has lived in Aiken since 1993 and is a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church.. He and his wife, Michele, have 3 children: Charles Park, Savannah Grace. and Shelbey Elisabeth.
District 2 County Council Member Camille Furgiuele previously served as a town manager and chief financial officer in Newton, N.J., in Sussex County for more than 20 years. She and her late husband Richard moved to Aiken in 2003.
She also has served on the County’s Planning Commission, Citizens Advisory Board and the Cedar Creek Emergency Management Committee.