Meet the Council

Edmund H. Driggs, district 7 representative

Council member Ed DriggsEdmund H. Driggs, a republican, ​​was elected in 2013 and is serving his second term on City Council. 

During  his career at major financial institutions, Driggs specialized in arranging financings and securities offerings for corporate clients and advising them on strategic transactions.  After retiring in 2001, he moved to South Charlotte with his wife Caroline and their two children, who are both CMS graduates.

Since moving to Charlotte, Driggs's community service has included service on the boards of WTVI and Communities in Schools as well as on the President's Council at Central Piedmont Community College. His volunteer activities have including tutoring students at EE Waddell High School,  assisting at the Classroom Central distribution center, and giving classes in economics and personal finance at CMS schools and CPCC. He joined the Charlotte Rotary Club in 2004 and has been recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow for his donations to the Rotary International Foundation.

Driggs holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton University and pursued graduate studies in mathematical economics at the Free University of Berlin and Oxford University. He served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, retiring from the reserves in 1987.​​

Ed Driggs and Claire Fallon joint Town Hall


Joint Town Hall meeting
Join Council Member’s Claire Fallon and Ed Driggs for a joint discussion on FY18 budget highlights and public safety updates.

June 22, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library - South County Regional
5801 Rea Road
Charlotte NC 28277

Please RSVP online at: https://fallondriggs.eventbrite.com or by contacting Kim Oliver at ​704-336-2180 or koliver@charlottenc.gov​.  

  
  
Address
  
  
  
Edmund H. Driggs
Council member, district 7
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-432-7077
edriggs@charlottenc.gov
 

 Committees

​Ed Driggs participates in the following mayor-appointed council committees:​​​

 About district 7

​District 7 is physically located in the southeastern area of the city, along Highway 51.

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