Dorothy Dowe, a 30-year resident of Greenville, was elected to the at-large seat on Greenville City Council last November. She holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration from the USC Darla Moore School of Business. Dorothy began her career in industrial manufacturing as a project engineer with International Paper Company and later led in design engineering and project management with CRS Sirrine and Jacobs Engineering Group. She has invested herself in the Greenville community though service on numerous Boards, including the Pleasant Valley Connection, League of Women Voters, City of Greenville Public Safety Citizen Review Board, as well as, leading PTA and community organizations for the past 20 years.
Councilmember Dowe ran her successful campaign for Greenville City Council with a vision of creating a community where every person can thrive. Her top priorities are providing access to affordable housing, access to transportation, preserving Greenville’s neighborhoods and managing growth. Her experiences as a community leader bolster her ability to participate in the community at all levels, with a commitment to a two-way dialogue between citizens and city government.