Contact Person: Monty Pagenhardt, County Administrator
Date: July 15, 2015
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners has announced the appointment of Kevin Null as County Administrator. Mr. Null was previously Town Manager/Chief Operating Officer for West Manheim (Pennsylvania) Township for 5 years and also served on the New Windsor (Maryland) Town Council as Vice President for 12 years. Prior to his position with West Manheim Township Mr. Null had 23 years of corporate security experience with Chevy Chase Bank and Provident Bank.
Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from the University of Baltimore and a Masters of Business Administration from Frostburg State University.
Board of County Commissioners Chairman Paul Edwards stated that “I am very excited to add Kevin to our team in county government. He has years of experience working with municipal governments in Maryland and his skill set matches our needs extremely well. I think he has the perfect demeanor to be successful working in Garrett County and that the public will enjoy working with him. He truly is a great fit”
Mr. Null stated that I’m excited about this opportunity and look forward to joining Garrett County as County Administrator. I’m impressed with the County Commissioners’ vision for the County and I’m anxious to meet with County employees, local government officials, and civic and community groups. My goal is to continue to provide exceptional citizen services to our residents, employers, and employees who call Garrett County home.”
Mr. Null will succeed Monty Pagenhardt who served as County Administrator for Garrett County Government since 1995 and in 2014 announced his intent to retire and not seek reappointment. Mr. Null will begin his employment with the County on July 20 and he and his wife will be relocating to Garrett County.