The Board of County Commissioners has appointed Richard Schiff to serve on the Garrett County Planning Commission. Mr. Schiff will replace George Brady who served on the Commission for over 40 years.
Mr. Schiff served in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps (“JAG”) retiring in 1998 as Assistant Judge Advocate General. Mr. Schiff graduated from the University of Michigan, has a JD from George Washington University, and is member of the Virginia State Bar Association and Federal Bar Association. He resided in the Oakland area and is the current President of Garrett Mentors, Inc., a member of the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club, Wisp Resort Mountain Host, and Western Garrett County State Park Volunteers. The Board of County Commissioners appreciates Mr. Schiff accepting this appointment.