City of Frederick Alderman Karen Young was re- elected to the Maryland Municipal League Board of Directors at the Maryland Municipal League Convention held recently in Ocean City, MD.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Alderman Karen Young Re-Elected toMML Board of Directors
Frederick, MD – City of Frederick Alderman Karen Young was re- elected to the Maryland Municipal League Board of Directors at the Maryland Municipal League Convention held recently in Ocean City, MD.
Alderman Young will serve a second term as a Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors which is composed of a president, president elect, 11 district vice presidents, 10 members at large, and 7 department representatives as well as the immediate past president. Alderman Young’s role as a board member will focus on the development of policies that govern MML. In addition, the role of an At-Large Board member includes educating the MML chapters regarding the League’s efforts, advocating before the Maryland General Assembly, assisting the District Vice-Presidents in keeping the Board informed of membership concerns and assisting the President and President Elect in visiting all chapters at least once during the year.
Alderman Young said, “I am honored to be re-elected to this position. This will be an exciting and challenging year to be on the MML board of directors. We will be embarking on a strategic planning process that will help ensure that the league anticipates the needs of member municipalities as we confront present and future challenges."
The Maryland Municipal League represents Maryland’s 157 municipal governments and two special taxing districts. MML works to strengthen the role and capacity of municipal government through research, legislation, technical assistance, training and the dissemination of information to its members. MML is the only statewide organization in Maryland composed solely of municipal officials and devoted to the promotion of municipal government.