CANDICE QUINN KELLY
President, Board of County Commissioners (Democrat), 2010-14
Member, Board of County Commissioners, Charles County, representing District 1, March 11, 2005 to December 2006, and December 7, 2010 to December 1, 2014. President, December 7, 2010 to December 1, 2014.
Member, Board of Health, Charles County, 2005-06, 2010-14; Pandemic Influenza Coordinating Committee, 2006. Member, Board of Library Trustees, Charles County, 2007-11; Social Services Board, Charles County, 2010-12; Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2010-14 (2nd vice-chair, 2011; 1st vice-chair, 2012; chair, 2013); Blue Ribbon Commission on Transportation Funding, 2011-12. Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2011-12 (secretary-treasurer, council of governments corporation, 2011-12). Member, Southern Maryland Higher Education Council, 2011-14. Past member, Economic Development Commission, Charles County.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Attended Institute of Notre Dame High School, Baltimore; Trinity College, Washington, DC; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (communications studies). Owner, Candy Clark Boutique, La Plata. President and CEO, Meredith Management, LLC, AAMC, a homeowners association management firm, Waldorf, Maryland, 2001-10. Former real estate agent. Past executive director, Catholic Charities' Angels Watch Homeless Shelter for Women and Children. Former community organizer, Southern Maryland Area Self Help (SMASH). Member, Charles County Chapter, Zonta (president, 2005-06). Board of Trustees, Civista Medical Center, 2010-. Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 2012-13 (legislative committee, 2011-; tax subcommittee, 2011-). Board of Directors, Southern Maryland Foundation (2nd vice-chair). Member, Archbishop Neale School Board. Founder, Southern Maryland Women's League Foundation (past president). Past member, Charles County Republican Central Committee. Member, Charles County Chamber of Commerce (legislative committee); Southern Maryland Women's League; Charles County Garden Club; 4th & 5th Democratic Club; Western Charles County Democratic Club; Northern Charles County Democratic Club; United Democratic Women's Clubs of Maryland. Past member, Port Tobacco River Conservancy; League of Women Voters; Charles County Kiwanis; Charles County Human Services Council; Community Associations Institute; Southern Maryland Association of Realtors; National Association of Home Builders. Philanthropist of the Year, Community Foundation of Charles County, 2009. Lifetime Achievement Award, Charles County Commission for Women, 2009. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2014. Member, St. Ignatius Catholin Church, Chapel Point. Married; five children.
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