City administrator, City of Brunswick, 1994-99. Chief operations officer, City of Frederick, 1999-2001. Member, Board of County Commissioners, Frederick County, 2001-02. Board liaison, Tourism Council of Frederick County, 2001-02. Board of Trustees, Frederick Community College, 2001-02. Member, Forvm for Rural Maryland, 2003; Task Force to Study Efficiency in Procurement, 2003; State Advisory Council on Medical Privacy and Confidentiality, 2004-; Oversight Committee on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted-Living Facilities, 2007-.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, September 26, 1958. Served in U.S. Navy (submarine service), 1976-80. Civilian employee, Navy Department, 1982-94. Attended University of Maryland (part time, public administration), 1989-91. President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Frederick County, 2008-. Board member, Brunswick Medical Center, 1994-; Frederick County Business Development Advisory Council, 2001-02. Member, Steering Committee for Potomac River American Heritage River Nomination, 1996-98. Member, U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc., TriState Base, 1999-. Member, Cancer Coalition of Frederick County, 2000-02. Board member, Weinberg Center for the Performing Arts, 2001-02. Member, Republican Clubs of Frederick and Washington Counties; National Rifle Association. Valedictorian, Leadership Frederick County Class of 1998-99. Public Policy Champion of the Year, Maryland Works, Inc. , 2008. Married; two children.
*Changed party affiliation from Republican Party to unaffiliated on September 30, 2008.
July 1, 2009
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