[photo, Jay L. Newcomb, Dorchester County Council, Cambridge, Maryland] JAY L. NEWCOMB, President, County Council (Democrat)

President, County Council, Dorchester County, December 16, 2008 to December 2, 2014, and since December 3, 2019 (member, representing District 1, 2004 to Dec. 2, 2014, 2018-; vice-president, 2006-08 and Dec. 4, 2018 to Dec. 3, 2019).

Member, Board of Estimates, Dorchester County, 2004-; Board of Health, Dorchester County, 2004-; Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, Dorchester County, 2004-; Roads Board, Dorchester County, 2004- (president, 2006-08).

Member, Mid-Shore Regional Council, 2018-.

Member, Board of County Commissioners, Dorchester County, representing District 1, December 1998 to 2004. Member, Board of Health, Dorchester County, 1998-2004; Board of [Liquor] License Commissioners, Dorchester County, 1998-2004.

Member, Board of Supervisors of Elections, Dorchester County, 1991-95. Member, 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.

Acting County Manager, Dorchester County, 2014-15.

Attended Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, Cambridge, Maryland. 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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