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Danny Seaver

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Danny Seaver, Ward 3



-    1998 – Present
-    Mayor Pro Tem: 3 Terms



-    Teacher at Hickory High School, Retired



-    Graduate of The Patterson School
-    Bachelor’s Degree from Appalachian State University
-    Master’s Degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University
-    Post Graduate Studies at University of Georgia


Current and Past Boards & Affiliations

-    Hickory Kiwanis Club, Acting President
-    Bethlehem Lions Club, Vice-President
-    Western Piedmont Sister Cities Association, Vice-Chair
-    The Patterson School Foundation, Chair
-    Hickory High School Key Club, Kiwanis Advisor
-    National Eagle Scout Association
-    Hickory High School Athletics Booster Club
-    Hickory City School Board of Directors (1989-1997), Vice-Chair (1993-1997)
-    Key Club Faculty Advisor for West Caldwell and Hickory High School



Councilman Danny Seaver grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee and moved to Happy Valley in 1969. He married his wife, Elaine, and moved to Hickory in 1976. He taught at Caldwell County Schools for 21 years and taught part-time at CCC&TI, and part-time through the Math-Science Education Network at Appalachian State University. He then taught at Hickory Public Schools for 13 years. Mr. Seaver is now retired but continues to substitute when time allows. He and his wife have three children and two grandchildren.

Councilman Danny Seaver
Phone: (828) 322-5155

City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

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