Kent County Social Services Board

(Term 3 years - 9 members)

Darlene Spurrier 06/30/17 Rosalie Kuechler 06/30/19
VACANT Charlotte Potts 06/30/19
Pastor David Kelley, Chair 06/30/17 William Washington 06/30/19

Dr. Kevin Karpowicz, Vice-Chair 6/30/19

Shelly Neal-Edwards, Director, Social Services

Olythea "Lee" Hunley


Shelley L. Heller, Commissioner Representative
Date indicates expiration of term.


Article 88A, Section 14(c) of the Annotated Code of Maryland (nine members)

Appointment and terms of members; vacancies - The other members of the local Board shall be appointed by the local governing authority. The local governing authority shall seek out and appoint persons with a high degree of interest, capacity, and objectivity, and who in the aggregate give a county-wide representative character to the local board.

Effective July 1, 1987, members of the local Board shall be appointed for three-year terms to expire June 30, of the respective years of expiration, or until their successors are appointed. Upon the expiration of two consecutive three-year terms, the appointee shall be ineligible, for one year thereafter, for reappointment. Any vacancy occurring for any reasons during any six-year term or any three-year term, as the case may be, shall be filled by appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term.

(d) Any member of the local Boards who shall fail to attend at least 50% of its meetings during any period of twelve consecutive months may be considered to have resigned and the Chairperson of the Board shall, in his discretion, declare that a vacancy exists and proceed to have it filled by appointment for the remainder of the unexpired term in the manner provided in the foregoing section.

Meets 3rd Monday monthly except August and December at 3:30 p.m. If 3rd Monday falls on a State holiday meets the next business day, same time and location at Child Support Division Office, Alexander Building, Conference Room, 315 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620.