Chris Trumbauer is a lifelong Marylander. He was elected to the Anne Arundel County Council in 2010 to represent District 6. Chris has been a strong advocate for our education system, our environment, good government and our community’s quality of life.
Chris is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland. He worked for nearly ten years as a water quality scientist with the Department of Natural Resources. He left DNR to become executive director of West/Rhode Riverkeeper, a non-profit organization with a staff of five working to protect and restore Anne Arundel County Rivers. His current career job is director of environmental initiatives at The Hatcher Group, a communications firm that works to connect non-profits organizations with policymakers and the media.
Chris serves on the Local Leaders Council for Smart Growth America, the state Critical Area Commission and is a member of the County Disabilities Commission. He also serves on the Legislative Committee for the Maryland Association of Counties, is enrolled in the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance and is a graduate of Leadership Anne Arundel.
He lives in Annapolis with his wife and two young children.
Chris got into politics for all the right reasons. He loves Annapolis, and wants to serve his community. He is running for a second term to represent the greater Annapolis area on the County Council.
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So far in his first term, Chris has:
- Placed Annapolis school construction back on track, after years of delays and political interference. School construction is underway at Annapolis Elementary, Mills-Parole Elementary, the new Phoenix Center, and will begin soon at Rolling Knolls Elementary and West Annapolis Elementary.
- Protected Annapolis area quality of life by rejecting continued sprawl development and promoting smart-growth land use decisions during the once-a-decade Comprehensive Rezoning.
- Passed a bill limiting the use of toxic pesticides on county park land.
- Saved Whitmore Park from being developed by brokering an agreement between the County and the City of Annapolis to preserve it as open space.
- Stood up against “gerrymandering” and passed a common-sense redistricting plan, as recommended by the bi-partisan Charter Review Commission.
- Launched an investigation into the County’s billing rate for un-metered homes on sewer, resulting in a signifcant savings for residents.
In addition, Chris serves on the Local Leaders Council for Smart Growth America, the state Critical Area Commission and is a member of the County Disabilities Commission. He is also enrolled in the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance and is a graduate of Leadership Anne Arundel.