Bill Bates, President
Bill Bates was born on November, 20, 1956 in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1975, and then began a 35 year career with the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
In 1979 Bill graduated from Prince George County Community College with an AA degree in law enforcement. After working his way up to the rank of Captain, he retired from the NRP in 2011; but still remains active in the Fraternal Order of Police and is currently employed as the Police Services Coordinator with the St. Mary’s County Sherrif’s Department.
In 1985 Bill enlisted in the Maryland Army National Guard where he currently holds the rank of Master Sergeant. He will be retiring this November after 31 years of service.
Bill’s interest in politics became evident in high school when, for the first time, he actually LIKED a class—which just happened to be political science class. He want with the class on a field trip to Annapolis and was introduced to the Monday night session of the General Assembly in action.
Since 1986 Bill has been an active participant in his local democratic clubs, first in Calvert County and currently in St. Mary’s County. Bill genuinely enjoys helping the Democratic Party in any way possible. Whether it’s putting up signs, manning booths or just educating others. Bill is truly a dedicated Democrat.
Julia Nichols, 1st Vice President
Bonnie Kelnberger, 2nd Vice President
Joe Belanger, Treasurer
Anne Marie Dailey, Secretary