Clint Elliott is a a long time Murrells Inlet resident, who is an environmental scientist, community volunteer and civic leader.
Clint grew up in the Yauhannah Community in the western part of Georgetown County. He graduated from Pleasant Hill High School and attended Clemson University earning a degree in microbiology.
After college, Clint worked with the SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control in Columbia in testing newborn babies for genetic disorders.
Later he worked in the Environmental Microbiology section testing water throughout the state to ensure the safety for drinking as well as recreational uses.
Clint moved back to Georgetown County after he was hired to lead the City of Myrtle Beach’s Surface Water Drinking Plant’s laboratory. After Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority purchased the plant, Clint is now managing all of the drinking water laboratories for the authority.
Clint represents the northeastern part of the state on the Drought Response Committee that governs drought related issues and response in South Carolina.
Clint is on the board of the Waccamaw Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association and has been active in efforts to rebuild oyster beds in the inlet that are vital to fishing. He is a graduate of the Leadership Grand Strand program and served on the alumni committee.
Clint lives in the heart of Murrells Inlet with his wife Marodith, who is board chair of Murrells Inlet 2020, a nonprofit community advocacy group. They attend Belin Memorial United Methodist Church and enjoy hunting, fishing and boating.