The Administrator emphasizes effective management practices, strategic planning, coordination of resources, internal controls, and transparency in government by County departments in all aspects of public service delivery and day-to-day operations of local government; Directs and coordinates the operation of agencies and administrative activities established by County Council. The complete duties of a County Administrator are outlined in the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976 as amended.
William “Jon” Caime became Laurens County Administrator in 2016 and currently resides in Laurens County, S.C. He has previously served as county administrator for Hart County, Georgia for fifteen years.
In addition to County Administrator, Mr. Caime has held position of county engineer and assistant county administrator for Oconee County, S.C. and has also functioned as operations manager for the Rust-Clemson Technical Center in Anderson, S.C. Administrator Caime studied at the Carl Vincent Institute of Government at the University of Georgia and the South Carolina Executive Institute of Government. He has a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Clemson University.