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Meet the Staff

The Town of Bowman, South Carolina is governed by a mayor and four council members who are elected at-large to staggered four-year terms. Non-partisan municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November in odd-numbered years.


Mrs. Patsy Rhett - Mayor

Rev. Patsy F. Rhett of Bowman, South Carolina is married to Bennie Rhett of Reevesville, SC and they are the parents of three grown children, Tanyetta (Tyrone) Thompson of Summerville, SC, Shauna Rhett of Elgin, SC and Bennie Jamel Rhett of Orangeburg, SC. They are the proud grandparents of Peyton, Mikaya, Lendric, Titus, Jamera, and Ericsson Moncree.

Rev. Rhett is an ordained Local Elder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and serves as Pastor of the Good Hope AME Church of Bowman where she is a lifelong member after serving for seven years as Pastor of the Cedar Grove AME Church where she was truly blessed by God to have encountered the mighty move of God upon her life and the lives of the congregation.

I am truly blessed by God and appreciate every opportunity to share God's word with his people everywhere. I know that the anointing makes the difference and I thank and praise God for his grace and mercy.

Rev. Rhett is a member of the Bowman Town Council where she holds the position of Mayor and holds an Advanced Municipal Elected Official Certificate.   

Rev. Rhett was educated in the public school system of Bowman and is a 1971 graduate of Bowman High School. She continued her studies at Palmer College of Columbia, SC where she obtained an associate degree in business. She worked for 26 years in the Solicitor's Office of the First Judicial Circuit where she held positions of Secretary, Administrative Assistant and Director of Pre-Trial Intervention. She was also employed for 10 years in the public school system where she recently retired. She has served on many boards and has received various awards but answering the CALL TO PREACH is her most precious and outstanding award.

Town Council

Mr. Linwood Isaac Carter - Streets Commissioner

Linwood Isaac Carter, nicknamed at birth Ike, and always called by that name, has been a lifelong resident of the Bowman community having been born here and attended the Bowman schools and then Clemson University graduating in 1974 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He is married to fellow lifelong Bowman resident Sherry Kiser Carter, and they have two children, a daughter, Lindsay Tidwell an attorney living in Jacksonville, Florida and a son, Travis Carter self-employed living in Bowman.

Over Ike’s 45-year professional career he has worked in a broad range of capacities involving manufacturing, construction, engineering and project management.

The manufacturing experience has covered many industries including wood products, metal fabrication, chemical process, and product fabrication and assembly.

Construction experience has covered many phases from small dollar to billion dollars plus including large data centers, manufacturing facilities, oil and gas process handling, etc. This construction experience included work with research; design; development; implementation; equipment specification and install and commissioning including support documentation.

Over the last 15 years before his retirement in August of 2017 he was working with private defense contractors for military base infrastructure support particularly regarding petroleum and liquid fuels to include the research, design, development and commissioning of lighting, lighting, power and facilities support systems to support mission critical needs both inside and outside the United States.

His career project management experience includes managing significant numbers of direct report employees in both private and government funded work as a hands-on engineer.  Significant software experience with ERP, AutoCAD, PLC and PC used in process operations, tracking proposals, bidding, project management POAM’s using plan of actions, tracking progress by written reports and pictures along with managing budgets and required procurement requirements contracts for private and government funded projects.

Ike is a member of Wightman United Methodist Church here in Bowman.

Mrs. Deleasera Rogers - Police Commissioner

Deleasera Rogers is a native of Bowman, SC.

Mrs. Rogers is a 1988 graduate of Bowman High School. She is also a graduate of Denmark Technical College in Denmark, SC.

Mrs. Rogers is a retired Corrections Officer with the Orangeburg County Detention Center. She is member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Mrs. Rogers has been blessed with two children Paris and Jake Bookard. 

Mr. Shawn Glenn - Water/Sewer Commissioner

Mr. Shawn Glenn is a native of Bowman, SC and a 1991 graduate of Bowman High School.

Mr. Glenn is an 11-year Army Veteran. His work experience includes 6 years as a warehouse specialist at DPU, 6 years as a MRAP vehicle assembler at Force Protection and currently an Airplane Assembler at Boeing where he has been employed for 10 and half years. Councilman Glenn is the Owner of Glenn Promotions.

He is married to Jalasha Glenn and have 4 children.

Councilman Shawn Glenn is also the son of the late Mayor Marion Glenn, Jr.

Administrative Staff

Mrs. Yvonne Lewis - Office Manager

Yvonne Lewis serves as the Office Manager for the Town of Bowman. Yvonne helps to oversee the day-to-day activities of the town. She is a native of Bowman, SC and has earned an associate degree in criminal justice from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College and a bachelor's degree in Sociology Administration from Claflin University, where she graduated Cum Laude. Yvonne is a graduate of the S.C. Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Institute.

Yvonne is a member of the New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Bowman, where she serves as the President of the Senior Usher Board, Church Clerk and a member of the Missionary Society. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

Yvonne formerly served as the Town Clerk for more than 20 years and has retired after 28 years of service and has retired from the Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 as a former bus driver with 32 years of service.

Yvonne is married to Jerry Lewis, and they have four daughters and seven grandchildren.

***We want you to understand the efforts we are making to continually improve our town through our beautification projects, water upgrading projects, and through our open door policy of welcoming new businesses to our small, friendly hometown atmosphere. If you would like to know more information about the town, simply call the Bowman Town Hall at (803) 829-2666 or you may arrange to have a visit. We will be delighted to assist you. ***

Town of Bowman

131 Poplar Street 
P.O. Box 37
Bowman, SC 29018

803.829.2666 office
803.829.3159 fax