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Councilman Wade Kach's Biography

Councilman Kach (Wade) is currently serving in his second term on the Baltimore County Council. Previously he served our County for many years in the Maryland House of Delegates. As a graduate of Baltimore’s Poly and Western Maryland College, he has worked in the county school system as a math teacher and an auditor for most of his career.

His priorities in office continue to be providing excellent constituent service, making government more accountable, open, and transparent, advocating for new school construction, expanding land preservation, and promoting economic revitalization in established communities.

Mr. Kach was elected to the Baltimore County Council in 2014.  Born in West Baltimore, Wade Kach attended Baltimore City Public Schools, graduating from The Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Poly) and Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), earning a B.A. in Mathematics in 1970.  Given his penchant for math, Wade taught middle school math in the Baltimore County Public Schools from 1970 to 1992 before moving into the Audit Office of the County School System after more than two decades in the classroom.  Active in the Republican Party throughout his legislative career as well, Wade was elected as a delegate to the Republican Party National Convention in 1988 and 2000.  Wade was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1975, continuously serving large portions of Baltimore County until 2014. Upon election to the County Council, Wade retired tied as the longest-serving member of the Maryland House of Delegates. Wade has received numerous honors, including an award from the Maryland Society of Accountants in 1999 and the Casper R. Taylor, Jr., Founder's Award, from the House of Delegates in 2006.

Revised December 1, 2014

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