Ginny has been employed as a contractual planner for Garrett County since 2003, having been hired through a grant made available from the Department of Homeland Security. Her primary responsibilities include development and maintenance of various emergency response plans, including Emergency Operations, Hazardous Mitigation, and Terrorism Response. She is also tasked with managing several grant projects, including grants for Homeland Security projects, Local Emergency Planning Committee initiatives and Hazard Mitigation planning. She has served as an instructor through the Continuing Education Department at Garrett College for classes on Community Emergency Response, National Incident Management System and Response to Terrorism. Prior to working for Garrett County, she was employed by Maryland Emergency Management as a planner.