POLITICAL PARTIES

REPUBLICAN PARTY

LOCAL CENTRAL COMMITTEES

Local central committee members of the Maryland Republican Party are elected at the primary election in gubernatorial election years held in September. The last such primary was June 24, 2014. Prior to 2014, the primary election was held in September.

After election by the voters, some local central committee members are unable to serve. When circumstances warrant it, the State central committee then appoints new members to replace those who have resigned, moved, or died. In the text below, such new members bear asterisks after their names.


ALLEGANY COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Allegany County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Erich M. Bean, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Nicholas Cathell; Susie Cunningham*; Robert Farrell**; Wayne T. Foote; Lisa Jayne Griffith; Tiffany S. Mock; Thomas R. Taccino; Mark L. Widmyer; one vacancy.***
*(appointed to replace Kenneth M. Winters, who resigned June 2015)
**(appointed to replace Daniel Meredith, who resigned May 2015)
***(no appoinment yet made to replace Jacob C. (Jake) Shade, who resigned).
Terms expire 2018.

P. O. Box 431, Cumberland, MD 21502

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Anne Arundel County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Nathan Volke, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee in Nov., 1-year term)
Legislative Dist. 21: Eric J. Flamino
Legislative Dist. 30: James Appel; Kemp W. Hammond; one vacancy.
Legislative Dist. 31: Faith M. Loudon; Michael A. Peroutka; Nathan Volke.
Legislative Dist. 32: Kevin Murphy; Wayne Smith; David P. Starr.
Legislative Dist. 33: Susan McConkey; Matt Pugh; Anne E. Rutherford.
Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: info@aagop.org
web: www.aagop.org

BALTIMORE CITY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected By Baltimore City Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Glenn E. Bushel, Chair (chosen by City Central Committee in Jan., 4-year term)
Councilmanic Dist. 1: Kory Boone*****; Joseph Collins, Jr.; Charlene Cowan****; Brendan Cook*; Antawan Copeland***; Rob Hood*****; one vacancy**.
*(appointed March 2015)
**(no appointment yet made to replace Charles J. Steibe, who was appointed Jan. 2015, but removed Aug. 18, 2016)
*** (appointed Sept. 17, 2015)
****(appointed Oct. 15, 2015, to replace Peter Lizarzaburu, who resigned Sept. 22, 2015)
*****(appointed Sept. 15, 2016)
Councilmanic Dist. 2: Derod Broady*.
*(appointed April 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 3: Reba L. Jones.; Samuel Kahl; Shannon Wright*.
*(appointed March 17, 2016, to replace Dennis McIver, who resigned Nov. 16, 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 4: Glenn E. Bushel; Armand F. Girard.
Councilmanic Dist. 5: Bruce M. Luchansky**; Ellen (E. J.) McNulty***; Alex VanNess*.
*(appointed Jan. 2015 to replace Chevy Fleischman Weiss, who resigned Oct. 2014, before her term began)
**(appointed Sept. 30, 2015 to replace David Kahn, who resigned June 29, 2015)
***(appointed April 21, 2016 in accordance with Chapter 572, Acts of 2014)
Councilmanic Dist. 6: one vacancy.*
*(no appointment yet made to replace Christopher Scarlett, who resigned Oct. 2014).
Councilmanic Dist. 7: one vacancy.
Councilmanic Dist. 8: Joseph Aston*; Dennis Betzel; Joseph C. Brown**.
*(appointed Feb. 2015)
**(appointed April 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 9: Victor Clark, Jr.; one vacancy.*
*(no appointment yet made to replace Rev. Richard A. Mosley, Sr., who was appointed Jan. 2015 & resigned Nov. 7, 2016)
Councilmanic Dist. 10: Christine Digman; one vacancy*.
*(no appointment yet made to replace Carol S. Ott, who resigned Sept. 17, 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 11: Christopher Huffman*; Duane E. Shelton; James A. Tasch**.
*(appointed March 17, 2016)
**(appointed Jan. 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 12: one vacancy*
*(no appointment yet made to replace Kent J. Boles, Jr., who resigned Jan. 1, 2016)
Councilmanic Dist. 13: Nick Calcaterra*; Blaire Freed; Larry O. Wardlow, Jr.
*(appointed Jan. 2015)
Councilmanic Dist. 14: Charles A. Long; one vacancy*.
*(no appointment yet made to replace Thomas T. Boyce, who died April 21, 2016)
Terms expire 2018.

P. O. Box 921, Baltimore, MD 21233 - 0921
(410) 467-2722
e-mail: chairman@baltimorecitygop.org
web: www.baltimorecitygop.org

BALTIMORE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Baltimore County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Alfred Mendelsohn, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Councilmanic Dist. 1: Gordon K. Bull; Melanie Harris*; Patrick Kniesler; John C. Lerch, Jr.
*(appointed Jan. 2016 to replace Jesse Pippy, who resigned & had replaced Hillary Pennington, who resigned)
Councilmanic Dist. 2: Ruth E. Goetz; Joshua C. Hines; Lisa Lederman*; Clark Parriott.
*(appointed May 2016 to replace Rudy M. Stoler, who resigned)
Councilmanic Dist. 3: Christian E. (Chris) Cavey; Scott G. Dietz; Brian S. Patrick; Maria B. Pycha.
Councilmanic Dist. 4: J. Michael Collins; Betty Lebraun*; Alfred Mendelsohn; Suzanne Wilson.
*(appointed April 2016 to fill vacancy)
Councilmanic Dist. 5: W. Doug Anderson; Eugene Craig III; Jane E. Roger; Kathleen A. Smero.
Councilmanic Dist. 6: Frederick Fleischmann; Erik Lofstad; Jason Samios-Uy*; Norma Secoura**.
*(appointed)
**(appointed May 2015 to replace Adam J. Curran, who resigned)
Councilmanic Dist. 7: William J. Feuer; Brian Noon; Robert D. Schweitzer; Anita Torres-Waugh*.
*(appointed Sept. 2016 to replace Paul M. Blitz, who resigned)
Terms expire 2018.

P. O. Box 6012, Timonium, MD 21094
(410) 344-7719
e-mail: printitmpg@aol.com
web: www.baltimorecountygop.com

CALVERT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Calvert County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Gregory W. Ostrander, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee in Nov., 1-year term)
Michael Blasey; Ella Ennis; Benjamin L. Krause; Robert W. Reed; Carolyn A. Rice; Sarah E. Rosier; David C. Weigel; one vacancy*. Terms expire 2018.
*(no appointment yet made to replace Francis P. (Frank) McCabe, who died June 2, 2015)

424 Solomons Island Road North, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
(410) 535-9100
e-mail: calvertgop.hq@calvertgop.org
web: www.calvertgop.org

CAROLINE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Caroline County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Stephen E. Stouffer, Jr., Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
George Bacorn; Chris Butler; Richard N. Garner, Jr.; Hayley B. Levengood; Matthew D. Proud; Robert S. Riggin; Ummu Bradley Thomas; Brenda Lee Walls. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: info@carolinegop.org
web: www.carolinegop.org

CARROLL COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Carroll County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
C. David Jones, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee in Nov., 1-year term)
Melissa M. Gover Caudill; Kathy Fuller; Amy M. Gilford; Larry Helminiak; Matthew Helminiak; Donald Hoffman; Karen Leatherwood; James E. Reter. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: larry@goplarry.com
web: www.ccgop.net

CECIL COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Cecil County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
William L. Harris, Sr., Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Robert A. Amato; Diane D. Carabetta; Michael W. Dawson; Kevin B. Emmerich*; Kevin B. Hornberger; Kathy Kunda; Gerald K. Widdoes**; Joseph V. Zurolo. Terms expire 2018.
*(appointed Jan. 2015 to the vacancy left when Michael A. Dawson moved out of state in Nov. 2014)
**(appointed April 2015 to replace Christopher D. Zeauskas, who resigned Feb. 23, 2015)

P. O. Box 1155
Elkton, MD 21922 - 1155
(443) 945-9766
e-mail: cecilcountyrcc@gmail.com

CHARLES COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Charles County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Collins A. Bailey, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
David Campbell; Chris Cherest; J. T. Crawford; James H. Crawford; Mark Crawford; Thomas Desabla; Millie Havrilla; Sandra Reissig. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: chairman@gopcharlescounty.org
web: http://ccgop.webs.com/

DORCHESTER COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Dorchester County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Dale H. Coldren, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Kathy Abbott; Ted Bryant; Tammy Burns; Jonny Johnston; Bill Lee; Gwen P. Lee; Francesca G. Rendell; Lynn C. Scott. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: chairman@dorchestergop.org
web: www.dorchestergop.org

FREDERICK COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Frederick County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Joeylynn Hough, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Michael Bowersox; Ted Dacey; Michael Hill; Cynthia Houser; Mary C. Rolle; Cyndi M. Schaff; Billy J. Shreve; Darren S. Wigfield. Terms expire 2018.

(240) 415-2277
e-mail: info@frederickgop.org
web: www.frederickgop.org

GARRETT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Garrett County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Thomas Sheahen, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
William Bittinger; DeCorsey Bolden; Brenda Butscher; Brian E. Schlossnagle; William Schrider; Ruth Hinebaugh Umbel. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: brendabutscher@cebridge.net

HARFORD COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Harford County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Chad R. Shrodes, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Sharon Beam; Jean E. Beulah; Jessica Blake; Patrick Haggerty, Jr.; Christina M. Impallaria; Ricky D. Impallaria; Carol M. Kiple; Carol MacCubbin; Patrick L. McGrady; Michael Perrone, Jr.; Christina Trotta. Terms expire 2018.

P. O. Box 289, Bel Air, MD 21014
web: www.harfordgop.org

HOWARD COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Howard County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Loretta H. Shields, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
David Lee Bates; Gary Clark; Janet Moye Cornick; Joanne Drielak; David K. Myers; Jeff Robinson; Laura Walsh; David R. Wissing. Terms expire 2018.

(410) 997-VOTE (8683); fax: (410) 461-2117
e-mail: info@HoCoGOP.com
web: www.HoCoGOP.com

KENT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Kent County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Matthew K. L. Gerstung, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
David Aaron Bramble; Scott W. Lockerman; Peter Metcalf; Herry Charles (Hank) Piasecki; Dustin B. Temple; one vacancy. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: kentcountyrcc@gmail.com
web: www.gopofkent.com/kent-county-republicans-central-committee.asp

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Montgomery County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Michael L. Higgs, Jr., Chair (chosen by County Central Committee in Nov., 1-year term)
Legislative Dist. 14: Sam Fenati; Joseph P. Gillin; Rick Hansen; Anne Koutsoutis; Kathleen O'Connor.
Legislative Dist. 15: Sharon Cohen*; Daniel Cuda; Nathan Hauser; Dick Jurgena; William Richbourg**.
*(appointed Feb. 2016 to replace Ed Edmundson, who resigned Dec. 2015)
**(appointed Feb. 2015 to replace Paul Hanerfeld, who died Oct. 2014)
Legislative Dist. 16: Marcus Alzona; Robert Carter; Ann Guthrie Hingston; Lawrence M. Lesser; Allyson McMahon*.
*(appointed Dec. 2014 to replace Marvin Finley, who resigned June 2014)
Legislative Dist. 17: Michael Higgs; Scott Klein*; Deborah Lambert; David Roseman; Aron Schwartz**.
*(appointed Nov. 2015 to replace Liga Michailovs, who resigned May 2015)
**(appointed July 2015 to replace Adol T. Owen-Williams II, who was removed April 2015)
Legislative Dist. 18: Katja Bullock; Vincent F. DeCain; Quinn McCord; Dolores Newsuan-Reyes*; Jean Alexandra Tuttle.
*(appointed Sept. 2015 to replace John Midlen, who resigned May 2015)
Legislative Dist. 19: Jeff Brown; Donald Irvine; Sheldon E. Sacks; Martha Schaerr; Frederick G. Seelman.
Legislative Dist. 20: Corey Golladay; Joy Heenan*; Kevin Heenan*; Jennifer Pasenelli*; Deanna Stewart.
*(appointed to fill vacancy)
Legislative Dist. 39: Candice Clough; Gregory Decker; Nancy Farrar*; Alirio E. Martinez; Al Phillips.
*(appointed Nov. 2014 to fill vacancy)
At Large: Gus Alzona; Michael Belan; Patricia A. Fenati; Lorraine M. Kuchmy; Dwight Patel; Tommy Rodriguez*; Tanzi Strafford; Mark Uncapher.
*(appointed Feb. 2015 to replace A. J. Cooke, who resigned Dec. 2014)
Terms expire 2018.

15833 Crabbs Branch Way, Derwood, MD 20855
(301) 417-9256; fax: (301) 417-9257
e-mail: mdmcrp@comcast.net
web: www.mcgop.net/

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Prince George's County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Heather L. Olsen, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee in Nov., 2-year term)
Legislative Dist. 21: Andrew Lee Havis; James Reeder.
Legislative Dist. 22: Heather L. Olsen; James Wass.
Legislative Dist. 23: Steve Krukar; Robert F. Windley.
Legislative Dist. 24: Rayshod Emmanuel; one vacancy.
Legislative Dist. 25: Kory Boone; one vacancy.
Legislative Dist. 26: JoAnn Y. Fischer; one vacancy.
Legislative Dist. 27A: Philip Parenti; Jesse A. Peed.
Legislative Dist. 47: Fred Price, Jr.; one vacancy.
Terms expire 2018.

(301) 203-0070; fax: (301) 459-2581
10903 Indian Head Highway, Suite 212, Fort Washington, MD 20744
e-mail: info@pggop.com
web: www.pggop.com

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Queen Anne's County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Tim Kingston, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Carol Bilek; Richard Bowers*; Laura Bogley-Knickman; Michael R. Cogan; Barry Donadio; Roger Twigg. Terms expire 2018.
*(appointed in July 2015 to replace Kevin Waterman, who resigned in March 2015)

(410) 490-0227
e-mail: rcc@qarepublicans
web: www.qarepublicans.com

ST. MARY'S COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by St. Mary's County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Julie Burk-Greer, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Bryan M. Barthelme II; Mary Burke-Russell; Kevin Cioppa; Joseph DiMarco; Jodi Stanalonis; Barbara R. Thompson; Matthew Tippett; David L. Willenborg. Terms expire 2018.

(301) 904-7900
e-mail: marybr@smcgop.org

SOMERSET COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Somerset County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Matthew Adams, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
William Benson; Ross Christman; David B. Lloyd; Jordan Monk; Tammy Chaffey Truitt; three vacancies. Terms expire 2018.

(410) 957-3056
e-mail: sgfrey@yahoo.com
web: www.somersetgop.com

TALBOT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Talbot County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Nicholas A. Panuzio, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Fran Bergere; Kirk French, Jr.; Dona Goeller; Frankie Goeller; Raymond G. Grodecki; Josh Horner; Denise K. Lovelady; Jennifer Valdez-Gomez; Jennifer L. Williams. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: nick.panuzio@talbotgop.org
web: www.talbotgop.org

WASHINGTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Washington County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Stephen M. Showe, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Paul D. Banister; Jerry DeWolf; Michael Thomas Everhart; Marilee Lum Kerns; Randy Leatherman; Candace Skipper; James H. Warner; Seth Edward Wilson. Terms expire 2018.

(301) 667-0667, (301) 739-2118
e-mail: gopseth@outlook.com
web: www.wcmdgop.com

WICOMICO COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Wicomico County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
Mark McIver, Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Greg Belcher; Julie D. Brewington; Mark T. Edney; David L. Goslee, Sr.; Robert Laun; John Palmer; David L. Parker; Ann Brittingham Suthowski. Terms expire 2018.

(410) 543-6142
e-mail: dlparker@salisbury.edu
web: www.wicomicogop.org

WORCESTER COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Elected by Worcester County Republican Voters to 4-year terms:
R. Grant Helvey, Sr., Chair (chosen by County Central Committee)
Beverly June Bigler; Carol M. Frazier; Fran Gebhart; Kristen Gebhart; Joan F. Gentile; Eugene Magee; Sharon L. Nelson, Ph.D.; Brian A. Nygaard. Terms expire 2018.

e-mail: granthelvey@verizon.net
web: www.worcestercogop.org/

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