Animal Shelter Advisory Board


This board shall assist the animal shelter in Calvert County in serving the needs of our community, will advise the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on matters such as; Shelter Policies & Operation, Five-Year Strategic Plan, Emergency Plan, Spay/Neuter Compliance, Feral Cats issues, Grants, Donations, Volunteers, and Periodic Reports to the BOCC.


There shall be seven members:

  • 1 shall be a veterinarian, or vet technician with three or more years experience
  • 2 shall be animal welfare organization members
  • 3 citizens, where practicable, one from each election district
  • The Animal Shelter Division Chief (ex-officio)


Regular meetings are currently being held using a virtual platform.  The regular meeting  scheduled for Wednesday, July 7, 2021 has been canceled due to lack of quorum. The next regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. The posted agenda will contain the necessary call-in information to attend the meeting.  

We encourage citizens to stay informed on all guidance and closures through the county’s virtual resource center at

Meetings are held on a bi-monthly basis on the first Wednesday of the month, 5 p.m., at:

The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter
5055 Hallowing Point Road
Prince Frederick, MD


Francie Rose at 410-535-1600 ext. 8002

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The Animal Shelter Advisory Board complies with the Open Meetings Act for quarterly meetings:  Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All