County Executive Jan Gardner announced the official appointment of Rick
Harcum as chief administrative officer for Frederick County Government. The County Council confirmed the
appointment this afternoon. Mr. Harcum has been serving as the acting
chief administrative officer since Feb. 1, 2019.
a wealth of financial knowledge and managerial expertise to this important
position,” Executive Gardner said. “He is well respected by government
leaders and elected officials. His experience with the county budget is
particularly beneficial. I am confident Rick will do an outstanding job.”