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Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board

The Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board advises the County on a range of agricultural issues focusing on agricultural land preservation. The Department of Planning provides staff to the Board.

Meetings

Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m., at the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture, located at 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030. Please email landpres@baltimorecountymd.gov for information or to request to be placed on the meeting agenda.

Board Members

The Baltimore County Agricultural Board is composed of five citizens (one position is unfilled) selected by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Members are limited to serving two five-year terms. Apply for a vacancy online.

Name

Date Appointed

Current Term Expires

Appointed By

John Merryman
Chair

11/6/2012

6/30/2022

County Executive
Commercial Farm Owner and Operator, Easement Holder

Scott Welsh

6/17/2015

6/30/2023

County Executive
At Large
Commercial Farm Owner and Operator

Holly Gilmore

7/1/2020

6/30/2022

County Executive
Commercial Farm Owner and Operator

Brenda Strohmer

7/1/2020

6/30/2024

County Executive
Commercial Farm Owner and Operator

Stephen P. Myer3/21/20176/30/2023County Executive
Small Farm Owner and Operator

Ann Holmes Jones
Non-Voting Member

       

    

    

Advisory Members from
Baltimore County Soil Conservation District University of Maryland Extension

    

    

    

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