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Board of Commissioners

PO Box 653
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1300
Fax: 301-475-4935
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/page2.asp
Meetings, 9 a.m. Tuesdays; public forums, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month. Elected by voters to
four-year terms. Board president runs at large. The other four commissioners must live in the district
they represent. Voting for all five commissioners is countywide. Next election is in 2010.

Francis Jack Russell (D)
President
At Large
301-475-4200, Ext. 1300
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us

Kenneth R. Dement (R)
County commissioner
District 1
301-475-4200 , Ext. 1300
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us

Thomas A. Mattingly Sr. (D)
County commissioner
District 2
301-475-4200, Ext. 1300
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us

Larry Jarboe (R)
County commissioner
District 3
301-475-4200, Ext. 1300
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us

Daniel H. Raley (D)
County commissioner
District 4
301-475-4200, Ext. 1300
bocc@co.saint-marys.md.us

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School Board

23160 Moakley St.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-5511, Ext. 177
boe@smcps.org
www.smcps.org/offices/boe/board/members.shtml
Elected by voters to four-year terms. Elections are in even-number years. Meetings are usually at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday and 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month.

Sal Raspa
Chairman
Term expires in 2010.
boe@.smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

William M. Mattingly
Vice chairman
Term expires in 2010.
boe@.smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

Cathy Allen
Term expires in 2008.
boe@smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

Gary K. Kessler
Term expires in 2008.
boe@smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

Mary M. Washington
Term expires in 2008.
boe@smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

Brittany Thurston
Student member
Elected by students to a one-year term. Thurston is a senior at Leonardtown High School.
boe@smcps.org
301-475-5511, Ext. 177

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Other Officials

John Savich
County administrator
Governmental Center
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1321
john_savich@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us

Jannette P. Norris (D)
County treasurer
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4472
jannette.norris@co.saint-marys.md.us

Richard D. Fritz (R)
State’s attorney
301-475-7844, Ext. 4500
richard.fritz@co.saint-marys.md.us

John Getz
Public defender
Office of the Public Defender for St. Mary’s County
Joseph D. Carter Building
23110 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-880-2830
www.opd.state.md.us/locations/stmarys.htm
Supervising attorney for St. Mary’s County.

Christy Holt Chesser
County attorney
301-475-4200, Ext. 1700
christy.chesser@co.saint-marys. md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/countyattorney/index.asp
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

John Savich
Interim director, Department of Economic and Community Development
Governmental Center
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1401
john.savich@stmarysmd.com
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/decd/index.asp
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

Catherine L. Countiss
Director, Board of Elections
41650 Tudor Hall Rd.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-7844
elections@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/supervisorofelections
Appointed by the governor to a four-year term with the consent of the state Senate.

Karen Everett
Public information officer
Public Information Office
301-475-4200, Ext. 1342
pio@co.saint-marys.md.us

Lori Jennings-Harris
Director
Department of Aging
Garvey Senior Center
41780 Baldridge St.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1050
lori.harris@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/doa/doatemplate.asp?content=doastaffdirectorycontent.asp

Elaine M. Kramer
Chief financial officer
Department of Finance
Governmental Center
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1200
Elaine.Kramer@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/finance/index.asp

William B. Icenhower
Health officer
Health Department
21580 Peabody St.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4317
healthdept@smhd.com
www.smchd.org
Appointed by the secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Leslie Payne
Public information officer
Health Department
301-475-4318
paynel@smhd.com
www.smchd.org/index.htm

Denis D. Canavan
Director, Department of Land Use and Growth Management
23150 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1507
denis.canavan@co.saint-marys.md.us
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

George A. Erichsen
Director, Department of Public Works and Transportation
Arnold Building
44825 St. Andrew’s Church Rd.
California 20619
301-863-8400, Ext. 510
george.erichsen@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/dpw
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

Phil Rollins
Director, Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services
23150 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-4200, Ext. 1811
phil.rollins@co.saint-marys.md.us
www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate

Ella May Russell
Director, Department of Social Services
Joseph D. Carter Building
23110 Leonard Hall Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
240-895-7000
erussel@dhr.state.md.us
www.dhr.state.md.us/stmarys.htm
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners with approval of the secretary of the state Department of Human Resources.


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Town of Leonardtown

Town of Leonardtown
41660 Courthouse Dr., Suite 101
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-9791
Fax: 301-475-5350
leonardtown.commissioners@verizon.net
www.somd.com/leonardtown
The mayor and Town Council meet at 4 p.m. the second Monday of the month. They serve four-year terms; town elections are every other year on the first Tuesday in May. The Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 2:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month.

J. Harry Norris III
Mayor

Walter Wise
Vice president
Town Council

Robert Combs
Town Council

J. Maguire Mattingly III
Town Council

Leslie E. Roberts
Town Council

Thomas Collier
Town Council

Laschelle E. Miller
Town administrator

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State House Delegation

District 27A

James E. Proctor Jr. (D)
House Office Building, Room 121
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3083
301-858-3083
Fax: 410-841-3459
james.proctor@house.state.md.us
District 27A is in Prince George’s County and a small portion of Calvert County.

Joseph F. Vallario Jr. (D)
House Office
Building, Room 101
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3488
301-858-3488
Fax: 410-841-3850
District 27A is in Prince George’s County and a small portion of Calvert County.

District 27B

Sue Kullen (D)
House Office Building, Room 151
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3231
301-858-3231
sue.kullen@house.state.md.us

District 28

Sally Y. Jameson (D)
House Office Building, Room 427
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3337
301-858-3337
sally.jameson@house.state.md.us

Murray D. Levy (D)
House Office
Building, Room 215
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3325
301-858-3325
murray.levy@house.state.md.us

Peter F. Murphy (D)
House Office
Building, Room 215
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3247
301-858-3247
peter.murphy@house.state.md.us

District 29A

John F. Wood Jr. (D)
House Office
Building, Room 422
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3170
301-858-3170
301-884-2345 (Mechanicsville)
john.wood@house.state.md.us
mlis.state.md.us
District 29A is in St. Mary’s County and a small portion of Charles County.

District 29B

John L. Bohanan Jr. (D)
House Office Building, Room 350
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3227
301-858-3227
john.bohanan@house.state.md.us
mlis.state.md.us
District 29B covers most of St. Mary’s County south of Leonardtown, excluding the area north of the Patuxent River Naval Air Station and east of Route 235.

District 29C

Anthony J. O’Donnell (R)
House Office Building, Room 212
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3314
301-858-3314
410-326-0081 (Solomons)
anthony.odonnell@house.state.md.us
District 29C is in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties. O’Donnell is the minority whip.

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State Senate Delegation

District 27

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D)
State House, H-107
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3700
301-858-3700
Fax: 410-841-3910
301-868-6931 (Clinton)
thomas.v.mike.miller@senate.state.md.us
mlis.state.md.us
District includes northern Calvert County and portions of Prince George’s County.

District 28

Thomas M. Middleton (D)
Senate Office Building, 3 East Wing
11 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3616
301-858-3616
301-870-1747 (Waldorf)
Fax: 410-841-3682
thomas.mclain.middleton@senate.state.md.us
mlis.state.md.us
District 28 includes nearly all of Charles County.

District 29

Roy P. Dyson (D)
Senate Office Building, Room 102
11 Bladen St.
Annapolis 21401
410-841-3673
301-858-3673
301-994-2826 (Great Mills)
Fax: 410-841-3928
roy.dyson@senate.state.md.us
mlis.state.md.us
District includes southern Calvert County, all of St. Mary’s County and a small portion of Charles County.

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U.S. Congress

Senate
Benjamin L. Cardin (D)

509 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington 20510
202-224-4524
Fax: 202-224-1651
www.cardin.senate.gov

Baltimore office
100 S. Charles St.
Tower 1, Suite 1710
Baltimore 21201
410-962-4436
Fax: 410-962-4156
TDD: 410-962-3210

Barbara A. Mikulski (D)

503 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington 20510
202-224-4654
Fax: 202-224-8858
www.mikulski.senate.gov

Annapolis office
60 West St., Suite 202
Annapolis 21401
410-263-1805
Baltimore line: 410-269-1650
Fax: 410-263-5949

Baltimore office
Brown’s Wharf
1629 Thames St., Suite 400
Baltimore 21231
410-962-4510
Fax: 410-962-4760
TDD: 410-962-4512

Greenbelt office
6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 406
Greenbelt 20770
301-345-5517
Fax: 301-345-7573

Hagerstown office
32 W. Washington St., Room 203
Hagerstown 21740
301-797-2826
Fax: 301-797-2241

Salisbury office
1201 Pemberton Dr., Suite 1E
Building B
Salisbury 21801
410-546-7711
Fax: 410-546-9324

House
1st District

Wayne T. Gilchrest (R)
2245 Rayburn
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-5311
Fax: 202-225-0254
www.gilchrest.house.gov

Baltimore and Harford counties office
112 W. Pennsylvania Ave.,
No. 102
Bel Air 21014
410-838-2517
888-393-3915
Fax: 410-838-7823

Mid- and Lower-Shore office
1 Plaza E
Salisbury 21801
410-749-3184
Fax: 410-749-8458

Upper-Shore office
315 High St., No. 105
Chestertown 21620
410-778-9407
877-891-9719
Fax: 410-778-9560

2nd District

C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D)
1730 Longworth
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-3061
Fax: 202-225-3094
www.dutch.house.gov

District office
375 W. Padonia Rd., Suite 200
Timonium 21093
410-628-2701
Fax: 410-628-2708

3rd District

John P. Sarbanes (D)
426 Cannon
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-4016
Fax: 202-225-9219
www.sarbanes.house.gov

Annapolis office:
Arundel Center
44 Calvert St., Suite 349
Annapolis 21401

Towson office:
600 Baltimore Ave., Suite 303
Towson 21204
410-832-8890
Fax: 410-832-8898

4th District

Albert R. Wynn (D)
2470 Rayburn
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-8699
Fax: 202-225-8714
www.wynn.house.gov

Gaithersburg office
18401 Woodfield Rd., Suite D
Gaithersburg 20879
301-987-2054
Fax: 301-987-2097

Largo office
9200 Basil Ct., Suite 221
Largo 20774
301-773-4094
Fax: 301-925-9694

5th District

Steny H. Hoyer (D)
1705 Longworth
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-4131
Fax: 202-225-4300
www.hoyer.house.gov

Greenbelt District office
U.S. District Courthouse
6500 Cherrywood Lane,
Suite 310
Greenbelt 20770
301-474-0119
Fax: 301-474-4697

Waldorf District office
401 Post Office Rd., Suite 202
Waldorf 20602
301-843-1577
Fax: 301-843-1331

6th District

Roscoe G. Bartlett (R)
2412 Rayburn
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-2721
Fax: 202-225-2193
www.house.gov/bartlett

Allegany and Garrett counties office
1 Frederick St., Suite 2
Cumberland 21502
301-724-3105
800-889-3012
Fax: 301-724-3538

Carroll, Harford and Baltimore
counties office
15 E. Main St., Suite 110
Westminster 21157
410-857-1115
800-705-2385
Fax: 410-857-1329

Frederick County office
7360 Guilford Dr.,
Suite 101
Frederick 21704
301-694-3030
888-297-8006
Fax: 301-694-6674

Washington and Montgomery counties office
11377 Robinwood Dr., Suite F
Hagerstown 21742
301-797-6043
888-863-4581
Fax: 301-797-2385

7th District

Elijah E. Cummings (D)
2235 Rayburn
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-4741
Fax: 202-225-3178
www.house.gov/cummings

Baltimore office
1010 Park Ave., Suite 105
Baltimore 21201
410-685-9199
Fax: 410-685-9399

Baltimore County office
754 Frederick Rd.
Catonsville 21228
410-719-8777
Fax: 410-455-0110

Ellicott City office
8267 Main St., Room 102
Ellicott City 21043
410-465-8259
Fax: 410-465-8740

8th District

Chris Van Hollen (D)
1707 Longworth
House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-5341
Fax: 202-225-0375
www.house.gov/vanhollen

Hyattsville office
6475 New Hampshire Ave.,
Suite C-210
Hyattsville 20783
301-891-6982
Fax: 301-891-6985

Rockville office
51 Monroe St., Suite 507
Rockville 20850
301-424-3501
Fax: 301-424-5992

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Courts

Circuit Court

Courthouse
41605 Courthouse Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-7844, Ext. 4567
800-988-5052
www.courts.state.md.us/stmarys.html
Judges are appointed by the governor and/or elected by voters to serve 15-year terms, after which voters decide whether to retain them for another term.

Karen H. Abrams
Administrative judge
301-475-4585
The county administrative judge is chosen by the chief administrative judge of the 7th Judicial Circuit, which includes Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s counties. Current term expires 2019.

C. Clarke Raley
Associate judge
301-475-4567
Current term expires in 2015.

Michael J. Stamm
Associate judge
301-475-4567
Appointed in January 2006.

Joanie W. Williams (D)
Clerk of the Circuit Court
301-475-7844
Fax: 301-475-4568
The clerk is elected by voters to a four-year term. The next election is in 2010.

District Court

Joseph D. Carter Building
23110 Leonard Hall Dr.
P.O. Box 653
Leonardtown 20650
301-880-2700
800-943-0091
www.courts.state.md.us/district/directories/courtmap.html#stmarys
Judges are appointed by the governor with consent of the Senate and serve 10-year terms.

John F. Slade III
Associate judge
301-880-2700
Current term expires in 2009.

Rebecca A. Quinlan
County clerk
301-880-2700

Richard A. Parker
Administrative clerk
443-550-6703
Appointed by the chief judge of the state district courts.

Orphans’ Court

Courthouse
41605 Courthouse Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-5566
Fax: 301-475-4968
This specialized court handles wills, estates and other probate matters and limited aspects of guardianship. Judges are elected by voters to four-year terms. Next election is in 2010.

Linda R. Dean (D)
Judge
301-475-5566

Charles J. Mattingly III (D)
Judge
301-475-5566

Dalton Wood Jr. (R)
Judge
301-475-5566

Register of Wills

Courthouse
41605 Courthouse Dr.
Leonardtown 20650
301-475-5566
888-475-4821
www.registers.state.md.us/county/sm/html/stmarys.html
The Register of Wills is responsible for appointing personal representatives to administer estates. The office oversees the administration of these estates. Elected by voters to a four-year term. Next election is in 2010.

Dianne B. McWilliams (D)
Register of wills
301-475-5566
888-475-4821

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