Washington County Commissioners bio and contact information, as well as meeting schedule for the rest of the year.
Current as of 11/27/2022
JEFFREY A. “JEFF” CLINE, President
A third-term County Commissioner, Mr. Cline serves as President of the Board of County Commissioners and is a Williamsport, Maryland, resident. Jeff is a graduate of Williamsport High School and Hagerstown Community College. Mr. Cline has experience as a realtor since 2003. He graduated from the Maryland Association of Realtors’ 2008 Leadership Academy and received the Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) designation. Mr. Cline served on the Williamsport Town Council from 2005 to 2009. He is also a graduate of Leadership Washington County Class 26.
TERRY L. BAKER, Vice-President
A fourth-term County Commissioner, Terry was first elected in 2006, and serves as Vice-President of the Board of County Commissioners. Terry is a 1973 graduate of Williamsport High School, a 1975 graduate of Hagerstown Community College and a 1978 graduate of Auburn University, with a bachelor’s degree in Education. Mr. Baker retired in 2015 from the position of Washington County Students Trades Coordinator for the Washington County Technical High School after being an educator for 34 years. Prior to being elected a County Commissioner he served from 2002 to 2004 as a member of the Council for the municipality of Clear Spring, Maryland, and as Assistant Mayor for such municipality from 2004 to 2006.
RANDALL E. “RANDY” WAGNER, Commissioner
A first-term County Commissioner, Randy was born and raised in Washington County. Randy graduated from North Hagerstown High School and is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, where he served for 4 years. Mr. Wagner worked at Mack Truck for 17 years before becoming a small business owner in Washington County, owning and operating 40 West Marine in Clear Spring for 8 years. He has served the local community as a realtor for the past 16 years and is a licensed private pilot. Mr. Wagner has served on the Animal Control Board of Washington County for the past 8 years held the position of Vice-Chair before submitting his resignation since being sworn into office as Commissioner. He is a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church and is married with 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren.
WAYNE K. KEEFER, Commissioner
A second-term County Commissioner, Mr. Keefer is a life-long resident of Washington County. A graduate of Hancock Middle-Senior High School, Wayne continued his education locally at Hagerstown Community College, then earned his B.S. and M.B.A. from Frostburg State University. Wayne has over a decade of experience as a community banker with roles in consumer lending and corporate accounting. He is currently the Assistant Vice President / Controller for a community bank. He has also taught courses in business, economics, banking, and finance as an adjunct professor with his alma mater, FSU, and with the West Virginia School of Banking. He also holds a Maryland Real Estate License. An active member of the community, he has served in leadership roles with many non-profit organizations. Wayne lives in his hometown of Hancock with his wife, Janine, and daughter, Lillie.
CHARLES A. “CHARLIE” BURKETT JR., Commissioner
CHARLES A. “CHARLIE” BURKETT, appointed by Governor Hogan to fill a vacant County Commissioner seat, was born and raised in Washington County. Mr. Burkett graduated from Clear Spring High School. Mr. Burkett, an entrepreneur, built several successful small businesses in Washington County over the course of 25 years. In 2018 Mr Burkett sold all of his business interests to enter full time ministry and currently works as the Ministry Support Coordinator at Calvary Chapel of the Cumberland Valley. He also serves the local community by volunteering at Mt. Hope Prison Ministry.
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