HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

COUNTY COUNCIL

FORMER MEMBERS

On November 5, 1968, Howard County voters adopted a charter form of government with a County Executive and a County Council. Members of the first County Council were elected on January 22, 1969, and sworn in on January 28, 1969.

Under the County Charter, the Council Chair and Vice-Chair annually are elected at the Council's first meeting in December. The following list does not yet include every chair and vice-chair who have served since 1969.


1969-1970
Alva S. Baker, Jr., Chair
Edward L. Cochran (D)
William S. Hanna (D)
Charles E. Miller (R)
J. Hugh Nichols (D)

1971-1972
Edward L. Cochran (D), Chair
William S. Hanna (D)
James M. Holway (R)
Ridgely Jones (D)
Charles E. Miller (R)

1973-1974
Ridgely Jones (D), Chair
Edward L. Cochran (D)
William S. Hanna (D)
James M. Holway (R)
Charles E. Miller (R)

1975-1978
Thomas M. Yeager (D), Chair
Richard L. Anderson (D)
Ruth U. Keeton (D)
Lloyd G. Knowles (D)
Virginia M. Thomas (D)

1979-1980
Ruth U. Keeton (D), Chair
Elizabeth Bobo (D)
Lloyd G. Knowles (D)
Virginia M. Thomas (D)
Thomas M. Yeager (D)

1981-1982
Ruth U. Keeton (D), Chair
Elizabeth Bobo (D)
Lloyd G. Knowles (D)
Virginia M. Thomas (D)
Thomas M. Yeager (D)

1983-1984
Ruth U. Keeton (D), Chair
Elizabeth Bobo (D), Vice-Chair
James H. Clark (D)
C. Vernon Gray (D)
Lloyd G. Knowles (D)

1985-1986
C. Vernon Gray (D), Chair
Elizabeth Bobo (D), Vice-Chair
James H. Clark (D)
Ruth U. Keeton (D)
Lloyd G. Knowles (D)

1987-1988
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 3, Chair
Shane E. Pendergrass (D), Dist. 1
Angela Beltram (D), Dist. 2
Ruth U. Keeton (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

1989-1990
Shane E. Pendergrass (D), Dist. 1, Chair
Angela Beltram (D), Dist. 2
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 3
Paul R. Farragut (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

1991-1992
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 3, Chair
Shane E. Pendergrass (D), Dist. 1
Darrel E. Drown (D), Dist. 2
Paul R. Farragut (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

1994-1995
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 3, Chair
Shane E. Pendergrass (D), Dist. 1, Vice-Chair
Darrel E. Drown (R), Dist. 2
Paul R. Farragut (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

1996-1998
Darrel E. Drown (R), Dist. 1, Chair
Dennis R. Schrader (R), Dist. 3, Vice-Chair
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 2
Mary C. Lorsung (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

1999-2002
Mary C. Lorsung (D), Dist. 4, Chair
Guy Guzzone (D), Dist. 3, Vice-Chair
Christopher J. Merdon (R), Dist. 1
C. Vernon Gray (D), Dist. 2
Allan H. Kittleman (R), Dist. 5

2003-2004
Guy Guzzone (D), Dist. 3, Chair
David A. Rakes (D), Dist. 2, Vice-Chair
Christopher J. Merdon (R), Dist. 1
Kenneth S. Ulman (D), Dist. 4
Allan H. Kittleman (R), Dist. 5

2004-2006
Guy Guzzone (D), Dist. 3, Chair
David A. Rakes* (D), Dist. 2, Vice-Chair
*(resigned March 31, 2006)
Christopher J. Merdon (R), Dist. 1
Calvin B. Ball* (D), Dist. 2
*(appointed April 20, 2006, to replace David A. Rakes)
Kenneth S. Ulman (D), Dist. 4
Charles C. Feaga (R), Dist. 5

2006-2008
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2, Chair
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3, Vice-Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2007-2008
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1, Chair
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Vice-Chair
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2008-2009
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Chair
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3, Vice-Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2009-2010
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1, Chair
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Vice-Chair
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2010-2011
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2, Chair
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3, Vice-Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2011-2012
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1, Vice-Chair
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2012-2013
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3, Chair
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Vice-Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2013-2014
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2, Chair
M. Courtney Watson (D), Dist. 1, Vice-Chair
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

2014-
Mary Kay Sigaty (D), Dist. 4, Chair
Jon Weinstein (D), Dist. 1, Vice-Chair
Calvin B. Ball (D), Dist. 2
Jennifer R. Terrasa (D), Dist. 3
Gregory Fox (R), Dist. 5

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