[photo, Jay L. Newcomb, Dorchester County Council, Cambridge, Maryland] JAY L. NEWCOMB
President, County Council (Democrat), 2008-14
Member, 2004-14

President, County Council, Dorchester County, December 16, 2008 to December 2, 2014 (member, representing District 1, since 2004; vice-president, 2006-08). Member, Board of County Commissioners, Dorchester County, representing District 1, December 1998 to 2004.

Member, Board of Supervisors of Elections, Dorchester County, 1991-95. Member, Board of Health, Dorchester County, 1998-14; Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development, 1999-2001; Mid-Shore Regional Council, 2001-14; Task Force to Study the Economic Development of the Maryland Seafood and Aquaculture Industries, 2002-04. President, Roads Board, Dorchester County, 2006-08.

Acting County Manager, Dorchester County, 2014-15.

Attended Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. General manager, A. E. Phillips & Son, Inc. (seafood plant). Owner, Old Salty's Restaurant, Fishing Creek. Member, Dorchester County Democratic Central Committee, 1986-90. Member, South Dorchester Jaycees; Sons of American Legion. Life member, Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company (past president, vice-president, secretary & chief). Coach, South Dorchester Youth Soccer League. Member, St. John's United Methodist Church.

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