Dorchester County Council President George “Lenny” Pfeffer, Jr. was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT).
LGIT provides affordable joint self-insurance programs for towns, cities and counties in the State of Maryland. President Pfeffer stated that he is honored to be elected for this important role and looks forward to serving the members of LGIT to ensure that the Trust is sound and financially strong.
This is the second time this year that Council President Pfeffer has been named to a leadership position in a statewide organization. In January, he was installed as a member of the Maryland Association of Counties Board of Directors during the MACo Winter Conference Inaugural Banquet. Council President Pfeffer currently serves as the MACo Board Treasurer and has been an active member of MACo’s Legislative Committee since he was first elected to the Dorchester Council in 2018.
The MACo Board of Directors is made up of 16 county elected officials. These county leaders are selected by the MACo membership to serve the interests of the Association, oversee its management and strategic direction, and maintain and develop relationships with other parties with whom MACo and counties regularly interact. The Board works collaboratively with the MACo Legislative Committee, which sets policy positions for the Association and directs its legislative advocacy priorities.
Councilman Pfeffer I s serving in his second term on the Dorchester County Council, where he was selected as Council President in 2022. He is retired from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department where he served as a Firefighter, EMT, MFRI Instructor, Driver/Operator and Lieutenant. He is also the former owner of a small landscaping business in Dorchester County.
Councilman Pfeffer is a Life Member and past President of the Secretary Volunteer Fire Company, past President of the Dorchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association, member of the Sons of American Legion Post 243, Red Cross Volunteer, Founding Member of the Dorchester Critical Incident Stress Management Team, Character Counts Coach at Warwick Elementary School and Trustee at the First United Methodist Church in Secretary. He, and his wife Sherry, enjoy fishing, crabbing, hunting, their two standard poodles, and time with family and friends.