Phil Dacey was born in Frederick, graduated from Thomas Johnson High School in 1996, and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2000.
Phil served as a Chief of Staff in the Maryland Senate from 2001-2005. While working there he began attending the University of Baltimore Law School at night, graduating magna cum laude and becoming a member of the Maryland bar in 2008.
Since 2006, Phil has served in a variety of capacities at the Maryland Department of Transportation. He currently serves as the Deputy Administrator for the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration.
From 2013-2017 Phil Dacey served on the Frederick City Board of Alderman.
Phil has served on multiple Boards and Commissions including the Frederick County Ethics Commission, the Frederick Board of Zoning Appeals, the Governor’s Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, and the Religious Coalition Board of Directors.
Phil has two daughters attending Yellow Springs Elementary School.