Elizabeth Bauer and her then very young family moved to Frederick County 28 years ago to live in a rural community and enjoy the virtues of the country where quality of life is in an integral part of day to day living. Today she and her husband live in the Middletown where Elizabeth was actively involved in the development of the Citizens for the Preservation of Middletown Valley and continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. She has also served as the President of the Board for the Western Maryland Branch of the Arthritis Foundation for several years. Professionally, Elizabeth is currently retired as a result of disability but worked in the capacity of Director of Human Resources for a government contractor for 30 years. The Bauer’s have two sons. Cameron is the eldest and lives in Glasgow, Scotland where he is a carpenter and his wife is studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow. Their younger son Brendan is working toward his Master’s degree at the University of Baltimore.