Blake Sanders is a Husband, Father, Landscape Architect, Planner, Mayor, Professor, and Facilitator. Blake is a native of the 29669 zip code, moving to West Pelzer in 2007. Blake received his Bachelor in Planning and Landscape Architecture at Clemson University (2006) and has worked in towns, cities, boroughs, and counties across the US - transforming each place by design of the public realm. Blake joined Town Council in 2011 and became Mayor in 2015. West Pelzer has come a long way since 2015 - building a new Town Hall, welcoming many new businesses, and ensuring that every decision that is made is grounded in "Preserving our History, Protecting our Residents, and Providing for our Future." Blake is the President of Studio Main - A Landscape Architecture and Planning Firm based in West Pelzer and lecturer in Architecture in the College of Architecture at Clemson University. During his "spare time" he enjoys spending time with his Wife (Ashley) and children (Lane - 12; Gracie - 8).