Animal Shelter Advisory Board


This board shall assist the animal shelter in Calvert County in serving the needs of our community, will advise the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on matters such as; Shelter Policies & Operation, Five-Year Strategic Plan, Emergency Plan, Spay/Neuter Compliance, Feral Cats issues, Grants, Donations, Volunteers, and Periodic Reports to the BOCC.


There shall be seven members:

  • 1 shall be a veterinarian, or vet technician with three or more years experience
  • 2 shall be animal welfare organization members
  • 3 citizens, where practicable, one from each election district
  • The Animal Shelter Division Chief (ex-officio)


The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 2023 via Zoom.  The public can view the posted agenda prior to the meeting for joining instructions.

Meetings are held on a monthly basis on the first Wednesday of the month, 5 p.m., either via Zoom or at:

The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter
5055 Hallowing Point Road
Prince Frederick, MD


Francie Rose at 410-535-1600 ext. 8002

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