Councilman Dan Kortvelesy
Councilman Dan Kortvelesy and his wife, Donna, have been full-time residents of Seabrook Island since 2011. Their family was introduced to the island in 1992 when they started to vacation here, and they bought a lot in 1994.
During his 35+ year career in education, he was a member of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association where he also served on the Secondary Education Advisory Committee. He was also a member of the Atlantic County Coordinators of School Improvement and the Atlantic County Technology Coordinating Council. In his hometown of Millville, New Jersey, he served on the city Board of Education for two terms before relocating to South Carolina. This district contained nine schools and had an annual budget of more than $100 million. As a member of the BOE, he served on the leadership team for the Cumberland County School Boards Association and was also on the New Jersey School Boards Association Board of Directors.
Since moving to Seabrook Island, Councilman Kortvelesy spent six years as a member of the SIPOA Board of Directors (2014-2020), serving as vice president of the Board in 2019 and president in 2020. He also served as the chair of the SIPOA Planning Committee (2014-2019), vice-chair of the Architectural Review Committee (2014-2019) and was a member of the SIPOA Safety and Security Committee. He has also served as a member of the town's Disaster Recovery Council and the Johns Island Task Force.
Councilman Kortvelesy was first elected to Town Council in November 2021 and was re-elected in November 2023. As the Public Safety Official under the town's Comprehensive Emergency Plan, he also serves as the chairman of the town's Public Safety Committee.