Cecil Swears In County Executive Hornberger and Council Members Gregory, Meffley

Danielle Hornberger today was sworn in as Cecil County Executive and Council Members Jackie Gregory and Bob Meffley took the oaths of office to serve their second terms on the Cecil County Council.

Photo courtesy of Cecil County Government

County Executive Hornberger — the third County Executive to serve Cecil County — during her inauguration speech outlined her policy platform, which includes providing tax relief for families and small businesses, improving economic and educational opportunities, and promoting transparency and accountability.

Serving on the Cecil County Council since 2016, Council Members Jackie Gregory and Bob Meffley today were sworn in to serve their second terms on the Council.

Council Member Gregory has served as Council Vice President since 2018 and represents the County’s Fifth District. Council Member Meffley has served as Council President since 2018 and represents the County’s First District.

According to a County press release:

[County Executive Hornberger] recently served as a Community Liaison for the Office of Congressman Andy Harris, and prior to that taught at NorthBay and Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS). County Executive Hornberger resides in North East with her husband and son.

County Executive Danielle Hornberger made the following statement during her inauguration speech:

“Today we set out on a new path, as we return the county government to its rightful owners, you, the people of Cecil County.”

Utilizing her background in education, she has served as an ex officio member of the Cecil County Child Advocacy Center Advisory Board and the Early Childhood Advisory Council. Additionally, Councilwoman Gregory serves as a voting member for the Maryland Association of Counties Legislative Committee.

Councilwoman Jackie Gregory made the following statement regarding her inauguration:

“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue representing the citizens of Cecil County and am looking forward to partnering with the Hornberger Administration as we work to serve and benefit our constituents.”

[Council Member Meffley] is a lifelong resident of Cecil County and has owned and operated H&B Plumbing and Heating for over 35 years.

During his inauguration speech, Councilman Meffley spoke on the importance of working together as a team in order to serve in the best interest of Cecil County. He concluded his inauguration speech with the following quote from Henry Ford:

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

Visit the Cecil County website for more information.