Biography

County Commissioners

Charles Laird - Vice President

Representing District 4 of Somerset County, Md.

Mr. Laird is a lifelong resident of Somerset County. He attended Washington High School, Princess Anne, Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, A.A. (agriculture), in 1982. Mr. Laird was a Correctional Guard at Eastern Shore Correctional Institute, from 1987-2008. He has been a poultry grower since 1987 and is a licensed commercial fisherman since 2002 as well as a licensed captain with the U.S. Coast Guard, since 1999. Mr. Laird is a member of the Somerset County Farm Bureau since 2000 (serving on their board of directors from 2016-2018). He is also a member of the Somerset County Ruritan Club since 2008 and served on the Advisory Board, Crisfield Salvation Army from 2009-2011. Mr. Laird was also Vice-President, Crisfield Little League from 2009-2011. He is a member on the Somerset County Board of Health since 2018, and is a member of the Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, as well as the Forestry Conservancy District Board, Department of Natural Resources since 2010. He also served on the Somerset County Recreation and Parks Commission from 2009-2018. Mr. Laird was appointed and continues to serve as Vice-President, Board of County Commissioners and County Roads Board, Somerset County, since December 4, 2018. Mr. Laird is married to Donna Laird, sharing 4 sons and one granddaughter.  


Mr. Laird can be contacted at:
11916 Somerset Ave.
Princess Anne, Md 21853
Phone: 410.651.0320
Fax: 410.651.0366
Email: 
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