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Vice President Dr. Alan J. McCarthy
Councilman First District - R

County Administration Building
200 Chesapeake Blvd., Suite 2110, Elkton, MD 21921

Office: 410.996.5201- Fax: 410.996.1014


Dr. Alan McCarthy began serving his first term as a member of the County Council of Cecil County for the First District on December 3, 2012.   He was elected by the Council to serve as Vice President of the Council on January 15, 2013.

Dr. McCarthy will represent the Council as a member of the following organizations:

  • Maryland Association of Counties (alternate)
  • Maryland Rural Development Corporation
  • Upper Shore Regional Council
  • Weed Control Committee

Dr. McCarthy holds a current Veterinary license in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida.  His primary occupation was as an equine veterinarian for Winfield Farm and Woodstock Farm in Chesapeake City and several other horse farms in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.  During his career, he established and built five independent small animal practices in Maryland and Delaware with over sixty-five full and part time employees.  Additionally, he established an independent real estate company that sells and rents residential and commercial properties in Maryland and Delaware.  Dr. McCarthy earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. McCarthy serves or has served with the following organizations:
Maryland Veterinary Medical Association Member
Cecil College Foundation, Chairman of Fund Management and Co-Chair of the Financial Committee
Cecil College RFP for Banking Services, Voting Member
Civil War Preservation Trust Member
Lincoln Forum Member
Mariner's Museum Contributor
Former member of the Board of Directors for the Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor
Former member of the Chesapeake City Town Council
Former member of the Board of Directors for the Cecil County SPCA





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