When: Monday, December 7, 2015; 7:30 a.m. registration and breakfast, 8:15 a.m. remarks by Comptroller of Maryland Peter Franchot
Where: The Center Club, 100 Light Street, 16th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
GBC member individual: $35 | GBC member table of 10: $350
Non-member individual: $50 | Non-member table of 10: $500
For information, contact Samantha Zerhusen.
For sponsorships, contact Sara Garbarino.
Hear from Peter Franchot, who was elected Maryland’s 33rd Comptroller on November 7, 2006, and sworn into office on January 22, 2007. He was re-elected on November 2, 2010 and November 4, 2014.
Prior to his election to statewide office, Mr. Franchot served 20 years in the House of Delegates, representing the residents of Montgomery County. Mr. Franchot served on the House Appropriations Committee and chaired the Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee. Throughout his career, he has been a strong advocate for education, health care, transportation and environmental protection initiatives.
As comptroller, Mr. Franchot has been an independent voice and fiscal watchdog for the taxpayers of Maryland. He serves on the three-member Board of Public Works, which approves millions of dollars in state contracts each year. Comptroller Franchot has worked tirelessly to keep Maryland competitive in the knowledge-based economy, assisting working families and protecting the state’s natural resources.
Comptroller Franchot attended Amherst College (B.A., 1973) and Northeastern School of Law (J.D., 1978). From 1968 to 1970, he served in the United States Army. He is married to Anne Maher, a lawyer, and they have two children, Abigail, and Nick. They live in Takoma Park.