FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner is pleased to announce the promotion and appointment of Jason M. Stitt as Director of the Division of Public Works. In his new position, Mr. Stitt will oversee six departments: Highway Operations, Facility Maintenance, Engineering and Construction Management, Fleet Services, Professional Services, and Fiscal Services. The County Council confirmed his appointment today.
“Jason brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to his new role,” Executive Gardner said. “He is well respected by staff throughout the division and is an exemplary leader. I am pleased to appoint Jason to lead the Division of Public Works.”
An employee of Frederick County Government since 2003, Mr. Stitt has held progressively higher positions within the Division of Public Works. Most recently, he has been Department Head for the Department of Engineering and Construction Management, which is responsible for the construction of roads, bridges, highways, facilities, parks, stormwater retrofits, and stream restorations. Mr. Stitt previously served as Chief of the Office of Transportation Engineering, and as an Engineer III. Before joining Frederick County Government, he was a transportation engineer for the Maryland State Highway Administration’s Office of Bridge Development.
Mr. Stitt holds multiple bachelor’s degrees. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Saint Vincent College, with a minor in Physics. He has been a Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland since 2002 and certified as a Project Management Profession. Mr. Still also serves on the Board of Directors of the County Engineers Association of Maryland. He holds memberships in the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Covered Bridge Society.
His appointment is effective August 1.