Ward 2

William (Bill) D. Harkins, Town Council Member

Mayor Pro-Tem

Bill Harkins

Mr. Harkins has served as a member of Town Council since 2009, and is currently serving his second term as Mayor Pro Tempore.

With over 35 years in healthcare administration, Mr. Harkins brings a vast array of knowledge to the table. Mr. Harkins graduated with a BA in political science from Providence College, and a master of public health from Yale University. He and his wife Mary Ellen have resided on Hilton Head Island for 20 years. He has served with the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club and the Greater Island Council.

Mr. Harkins is a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church, and enjoys boating, tennis, skiing, gardening, and reading.


Bill Harkins

  • Mayor Pro-Tem
    Ward 2 Town Council Member
  • 73 Skull Creek Drive, C-318
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
  • 843-301-0254
  • 843-681-8689 - fax
  • WilliamH@hiltonheadislandsc.gov

  • Term Expires: December 2022