[photo, Jan H. Gardner, County Executive, Frederick County, Maryland] JAN H. GARDNER,
County Executive (Democrat), 2014-22

County Executive, Frederick County, December 1, 2014 to December 5, 2022.

Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2015-22. Member, National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2022-. Member, 21st Century School Facilities Commission, 2016-17; Work Group on the Assessment and Funding of School Facilities, 2019-22.

President, Board of County Commissioners, Frederick County, December 2006 to December 1, 2010 (member, 1998-2010).

Member, Planning Commission, Frederick County, 1998-2002; Board of Health, Frederick County, 1998-2010; Internal Audit Authority, Frederick County, 1998-2010. Member, Maryland Task Force to Study Public School Facilities, 2002-04; Board of Library Trustees, Frederick County, 2002-10; Business Development Advisory Council, Frederick County, 2006-10; Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee of Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2006-10. Board of Trustees, Citizens Nursing Home, Frederick County, 2007-10. Member, Task Force on the Future for Growth and Development in Maryland, 2007-10.

State Director, Office of U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, 2011-13.

Born in Pennsylvania, September 25, 1956. University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. (finance & economics), 1978; Xavier University, M.B.A., summa cum laude, 1991. Secretary, Frederick County Civic Federation, 1995-98. Chair, Spring Ridge Conservancy, 1997-98. Legislative Chair, PTA Council of Frederick County, 1997-98. Board of Directors, Frederick County Arts Council, 2002-07; Historical Society of Frederick County, 2002-07. President, County Elected Women, 2003-07. Board of Directors, Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc., 2004-. Board of Directors, Maryland Association of Counties, 2002- (legislative committee; 2002-; president, 2007, 2014, 2018; treasurer, 2016-17; secretary, 2017-). Life Award, PTA Council of Frederick County,1999. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2005, 2008, 2012 (Circle of Excellence). Arts Advocate of the Year, Frederick Arts Council, 2006. Presidential Medal for Leadership, St. John's Catholic Preparatory School, 2017. Married; three children.

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