Ethics Commission

Per the Frederick County Ethics Law, members are required to complete an annual Financial Disclosure Statement. For more information, contact the County Attorney's Office at 301-600-1030.

County Overview


The Ethics Commission administers the County's Ethics Ordinance by encouraging and enforcing compliance by Frederick County officials and employees covered by the Ordinance. The duties of the Ethics Commission include making determinations on alleged violations of the Ordinance, granting or denying exceptions to the Ordinance, giving advisory opinions on application of the Ordinance, and recommending Ordinance changes to the County Governing Body.
  1. Members
  2. Meeting Agendas & Minutes
  3. Decisions & Opinions
  4. Reports
Member Member Since Term Expires
Stephen K. Hess, Chair 06/15 06/30/20
Ernest A. Heller, Vice Chair 07/17 06/30/20
M. Shane Canfield, Member 11/16 06/30/21
Deidre R. Davidson, Member 07/18 06/30/21
Reverend Douglas Jones, Member 07/18 06/30/22
Anna Jonhson-Winegar, Ph.D., Member 07/19 06/30/22
Deborah L Lundahl, Member 11/16 06/30/21
James A. Stanker, Alternate Member 07/19 06/30/22