Leonardtown, MD –Alexis Zoss, LCSW-C, has been selected as the new Director of Social Services for St. Mary’s County.

Ms. Zoss is no stranger to St. Mary’s County.In June 2017, she rejoined the Social Services team as Assistant Director for Operations and CQI. From 1999 – 2007, she was Executive Director of the Mental Health Authority of St. Mary’s County, Inc. She has also served as Assistant Director for Services from 1995 – 1999.

Ms. Zoss has also served as Chief Assistant Director of Health and Human Services for El Dorado County as well as Deputy Director and Mental Health Substance Abuse Services Division Director for the City of Virginia Beach.

Ms. Zoss has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 1996 in the State of Maryland and Commonwealth of Virginia.

“St. Mary’s County is fortunate to have Alexis Zoss lead the Department of Social Services.” said Commissioner President Randy Guy. “Her familiarity with the county and her vast experience will help lead the agency to future success. We welcome her and wish her the best of luck.”

Ms. Zoss received her Bachelor in Social Work from Radford College; Master of Science in Social Work from Norfolk State University and has completed Post-Graduate work in Social Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University.