Councilman Ennis M. Fant, Sr.A native of Greenville, Ennis Fant attended the public schools of Greenville County. While at The University of South Carolina, he served as President of the Theta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and was the Southern Region College Brother of the Year. He did his theological studies at Erskine Theological Seminary and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently services as Senior Pastor of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Powdersville, SC. He also serves as an adjunct professor of New Testament Studies at N.J. Brockman School of Theology in Greenville, SC.
Dr. Fant is a former member of Greenville County Council and the South Carolina House of Representatives. While previously serving on Council, he served as Vice-Chairman and Chaired the Finance Committee. As a current member of County Council, Dr. Fant serves on the Planning and Development Committee and the Finance Committee. He also serves as Chairman of the Greenville County Council Affordable Housing Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Council of Governments and the Greenville Area Development Corporation. He has previously served on the boards of Greenville Technical College, The Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce, the Urban League of the Upstate and the Phillis Wheatley Association. Also, he is an active member of Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in Greenville, SC.
Being bi-vocational, he has had a long career in the Real Estate and Insurance industries; protecting families and providing homeownership to strengthen our communities.
Dr. Fant has two children, Courtney Fant who is graduate of the Honors College at The University of South Carolina and currently a medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville and Ennis Fant, Jr. who is attending Greenville Technical College.
Councilor Fant's Committee Assignments
- Public Works & Infrastructure
- Planning & Development
- Greenville Area Development Corporation
- Appalachian Council of Governments