Heather Ammons Crawford

Heather Ammons Crawford grew up along the Grand Strand in Horry County. After graduating from Socastee High School, she went on to earn degrees from Horry Georgetown Technical College and Francis Marion University. As a Young Republican, she has spent a number of years engaging the youth in our community and across the country, having previously served as Chairman of the Grand Strand Young Republicans and also as the South Carolina Committeewoman for the National Federation of Young Republicans. She also served as the Horry County State Committeewoman for the South Carolina Republican Party prior to her service in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

As a pro-life advocate Crawford has enjoyed serving on the board of the Grand Strand Citizens for Life and Coastline Women’s Center, spending a considerable amount of time fundraising for LIFE and other conservative causes. Crawford is also an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment and is a member of the National Rifle Association.  Heather has co-sponsored numerous pieces of legislation supporting the rights of gun owners in South Carolina. Relating to fiscal matters, Crawford believes that government has an obligation to refrain from spending more than it takes in from the public.

Upon its inception, Governor Henry McMaster appointed Representative Crawford to represent our area on the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. Organized following Hurricane Florence, the Commission has worked to provide solution-based discussions and has functioned to identify and implement short-term and long-term recommendations to mitigate flood impacts to the State, with applied emphasis on the coastal and river-based communities.

She currently serves on the House Ways & Means Committee (the House’s budget writing committee), the House Ethics Committee, holds a seat on the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, and was appointed by Governor McMaster to serve on the South Carolina Floodwater Commission.

Crawford and her husband Cam reside in Socastee and are members of Garden City Baptist Church. Crawford is a small business owner. Additionally, she is Founder and President of Your Sister’s Closet, a local nonprofit which strives to assist women entering/re-entering the workforce in Horry County.