[photo, Janet S. Owens, County Executive, Anne Arundel County, Maryland] JANET S. OWENS
County Executive (Democrat), 1998-2006

County Executive, Anne Arundel County, December 1998 to December 4, 2006. Member, Advisory Council for Port Land-Use Development, 1998-2005. Board of Visitors, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 1998-2006. Member, Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 1999-2004; State Commission on the Capital City, 1999-2006; Special Committee on Voting Systems and Election Procedures in Maryland, 2000-01. Chair, Board of Directors, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2003 (member, 1998-2006). Chair, Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, 2005-06.

Executive Director, Housing Authority, Anne Arundel County, 1984-86. Director, Department of Aging, Anne Arundel County, 1986-90.

Judge, Orphans' Court, Anne Arundel County, 1990-94.

Chair, Board of Trustees, University of Maryland, Baltimore Foundation, 2009-15. Member, State Board of Elections, 2014-15.

Co-Chair, County Executive's Transition Team, 2018-19.

Born in Lothian, Maryland, February 18, 1944. Attended Owensville Elementary School, Owensville, Maryland; Southern High School, Harwood, Maryland; George Washington University, B.A.; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.A. (education administration). Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties (legislative committee). Board of Directors, Greater Baltimore Alliance. Former member, Board of Directors, Providence Center; Fairfield Nursing Home; Young Women's Christian Association. Former officer and trustee, Harbor Hospital. Award for Outstanding Women, Young Women's Christian Association. President's Award, Anne Arundel County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1999. Frank P. Casula Transit Award, Corridor Transportation Corp., 2002. Outstanding Government Leader, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, 2002. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2004, 2006. First Women Award, Young Women's Christian Association, 2005. Married; two children.

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