Judith McCann-Slaughter was appointed to the Board of Supervisors as Interim Representative for the Stonewall District, to serve January 1, 2016 – November 8, 2016 at which time a special election was held. Ms. McCann-Slaughter was elected as Stonewall Representative at that time and again in the general election in November 2017. Her term ends December 31, 2021.
Ms. McCann-Slaughter represents the Board as Chair of the Finance Committee and as a member of the Technology Committee; the Transportation Committee; the Joint Finance Committee; the Metropolitan Planning Organization; the Public Safety Committee; the Conservation Easement Authority; and the Regional Jail Board.
Prior to her election to the Board, Ms. McCann-Slaughter served as a member of the Frederick County Finance Committee since March 2013 and has enjoyed the opportunity to work with various county departments and learning about the processes involved in local government.
Ms. McCann-Slaughter is the fifth generation to live on her family’s century farm, which her great, great grandfather settled in 1872. She comes from a long line of family members involved in local and state government. She attended James Wood High School, Lord Fairfax Community College, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a MBA from Shenandoah University.