Carrie Tergin - Council Member Fourth Ward

Councilwoman Carrie Tergin

Background / Personal

Carrie Tergin is a lifelong resident of Jefferson City. Carrie is also an artist and photographer and has donated over thirty of her original artworks to local charities. Artwork and other information can be found on


  • Jefferson City High School
  • Missouri State University, Business Management Degree

Professional Experience

Carrie is the third generation managing her family’s business, Carrie’s Hallmark Shop in Downtown Jefferson City. Her grandparents, George and Ourania Tergin immigrated to America from Greece and started a shoe shine/hat cleaning business downtown on Madison Street followed by a dry cleaners on High Street.  Carrie’s parents, Jim and Irene Tergin continued the family business by opening Carrie’s Hallmark Shop in 1976.

Community Involvement

  • St. Luke Orthodox Church Member
  • St. Luke Philoptochos Ladies Organization
  • Missouri State University Board of Governors
  • Downtown Jefferson City President, 2004-2006
  • Downtown Jefferson City Board, 2000-2008
  • Recycling Committee Chairperson
  • Chamber of Commerce Board, 2006-2008
  • Jefferson City Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Board, 2007-2008
  • UMB Bank Advisory Board
  • Show Me Yoga Foundation Board, 2008-2010
  • Breakfast Rotary
  • Historic City of Jefferson
  • Cole County Partners for Clean Air
  • Alpha Chi Omega Mid-Missouri Alumnae Club Treasurer
  • Alpha Chi Omega Class Agent, Zeta Sigma Chapter
  • 2004 “40 Under 40” Honoree
  • 2007 Jaycees Distinguished Service Award

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