News Release, St. Mary’s County Government

Leonardtown, MD – Tony Jones, Communications Director for St. Mary’s County Government, has resigned his position effective March 1, 2019. He has accepted a position with Loudoun County, Virginia Government. He will stand up a new communications department, serving Loudoun’s Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure.

Jones has been with St. Mary’s County since September 2011, initially being hired as the Public Information Officer. He was promoted to Communications Director on July 1, 2018.

“Tony’s departure is a sad day for St. Mary’s County Government,” said Commissioner President Randy Guy. “He has been instrumental in improving our communications outreach, upgrades in the look and feel of St. Mary’s County Government TV 95 and use of video and social media. I and the commissioners accept his resignation with regret but, nonetheless, wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”

St. Mary’s County Communications Director, Tony Jones

“I am extremely thankful to St. Mary’s County Government for the opportunity to serve the citizens of the county,” said Jones. “Everyone from the commissioners, to the county administrator, department heads and staff have been a pleasure to work with. I will cherish the memories of my time here and wish everyone the best.”

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