MACo Mourns Loss of Nelson Bolender

MACo and the county community today mourn the loss of Nelson Bolender, Cecil County Commissioner from 1998-2006, and President of MACo in 2005. Commissioner Bolender died Thursday morning, February 14.

A former school principal, Commissioner Bolender carried his interest in education and economic development into his county government service. Commissioner Bolender was active within MACo, and also represented county governments as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Local Government Insurance Trust. Following his terms as a county elected official, he continued to serve on the Cecil County Board of Elections.

MACo will pass on details of memorial arrangements as they become available.

Michael Sanderson

Executive Director Maryland Association of Counties