Press Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office 

Leonardtown, MD – Citizens of St. Mary’s County are invited to attend the quadrennial Oath of Office Ceremony for St. Mary’s County elected officials on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6 p.m. The event will take place inside the Leonardtown High School auditorium, 23995 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown.

The following elected officials will be sworn at the ceremony: Debbie Mills Burch, Clerk of the Circuit Court; Albert R. Babcock, Judge of the Orphans’ Court; Bill Mattingly, Judge of the Orphans’ Court, Michael R. White, Judge of the Orphans’ Court; Phyllis R. Superior, Register of Wills; Karin M. Bailey, Board of Education; Rita Weaver, Board of Education; Timothy K. Cameron, Sheriff; Eric Colvin, County Commissioner, Michael L. Hewitt, County Commissioner; Todd B. Morgan, County Commissioner, John E. O’Connor, County Commissioner and James Randy Guy, President, Commissioners of St. Mary’s County.

Christine L. Kelly, Treasurer, and Richard D. Fritz, State’s Attorney, will be recognized during the ceremony. They will take their Oaths of Office in January 2019.

Members of the Leonardtown High School Orchestra will perform and the Great Mills High School Naval Jr. R.O.T.C. will present the Colors. Leonardtown Commissioner Hayden Hammett will perform the National Anthem and NAS Patuxent River Executive Officer CAPT Christopher Cox will lead the audience in a rendition of the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Oath of Office Ceremony will air live on St. Mary’s County Government TV 95 and streamed on the SMCG TV 95 webpage at however the event will not be streamed on social media. The program will be posted to the county’s YouTube channel following the completion of editing.

Citizens wishing to RSVP for the ceremony can email2018Oath@stmarysmd.comno later than Monday, November 26.