About Rob

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Rob has made Annapolis his home for over 15 years with his wife Becca and son Whit. He fell in love with the Chesapeake Bay while earning a degree in Environmental Studies (minor in Business Management) at Washington College on the Eastern Shore. His professional career started with the Chesapeake Bay Program, supporting the efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay. From there Rob worked for a number of years in private consulting as an Environmental Scientist, Ecological Restoration Scientist, and Sustainability Specialist, before starting his career with local government.

Rob was employed by the City of Annapolis, as a Sustainability Coordinator and Environmental compliance Inspector, where he reviewed development projects and authored the City's climate action plan. Rob currently works for Anne Arundel County as a Project Manager Engineer for stormwater management projects, managing a multi-million dollar budget. 

 

family boatingIn his free time, Rob enjoys hiking and boating with his family and working for positive change in the community.  He spends a significant amount of time organizing in the community to protect our quality of life on the Annapolis Neck Peninsula, fighting to ensure our environment is maintained, our traffic doesn't worsen, our schools don't become overcrowded, and our communities stay safe. He regularly attends City Council and commission hearings/meetings, advocating for the community.  He has also assisted with drafting legislation as both a City employee and as a citizen. Rob will bring his first-hand knowledge of local government to the City Council.

 

 

 

  • From the blog

    Final budget vote Monday night

    I hope you are enjoying this beautiful June weather. I’ve had to force myself to take breaks from budget analysis and have managed to take a few nice canoe and bike rides with my son. Unfortunately, I’ve fallen woefully behind on my emails, so I do apologize if you’ve noticed that delay. Definitely looking forward to us passing a budget this Monday night so I can get caught up on things and spend more time with family. Before I get into things I also wanted to highlight that on July 25th, from 6-8pm at the Eastport library, I will be holding my second town hall meeting.

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    Hearings on foam ban and budget/tax increase

    There's a lot to discuss this week. On Monday we have the second public hearing on the proposed FY19 budget and the associated tax increase, as well as a hearing on my proposed ordinance that would prohibit the sale of single-use polystyrene foam (think foam takeout containers and cups). We also have a One Annapolis meeting on Wednesday that I will give you information about.

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