Welcome David Gray and Kevin Lollar to the Envision Frederick County Board of Directors

It is a real pleasure to announce the addition of David Gray and Kevin Lollar to the Board of Directors of Envision Frederick County.

In different ways, both David and Kevin have demonstrated a genuine, personal and long term commitment to serving the Frederick County community, and each brings a valuable combination of experience, talents and perspective to this new role.

davidgray300x361David P. Gray was born in Canton, Ohio, in 1939 and made Frederick County his home in 1976. He and his wife, Sharon, have raised seven daughters and now have 15 grandchildren.

David received his bachelor of electrical engineering from the University of Delaware in 1963. He worked as an engineer until 1989 when he went into business with his wife as a tax consultant. He has continued studies in business law, accounting, computer networking and corporate and individual tax analysis regularly. He is a licensed NASD Investment Representative and has achieved the status of an Enrolled Agent with the IRS. As an Enrolled Agent, he may represent clients for all tax matters before the IRS with the same privileges as attorneys and CPAs.

He served on the Frederick County Planning Commission from 1979 to 1990, before being elected County Commissioner, where he served three consecutive terms, from 1990 to 2002. He was President of the Board of County Commissioners during his 1998 to 2002 term. David was elected to two more terms in 2006 and 2010, and served as Vice President from 2006 to 2010.

David lives on the edge of Walkersville.

kevinlollar300x361E. Kevin Lollar has lived in Frederick County for more than 20 years, in Burkittsville for many years, and now in Frederick. He was born in Harlem, NY and grew up in Washington, D.C. in a household of four women and their seventeen children.

When he was 17 he dropped out of high school and joined the Coast Guard where he completed his GED, was a member of the Presidential Honor Guard and became an instructor in Aviation Electronics. After the military, he worked as a technician with IBM, Xerox and the Metro subway system in Washington before starting a residential painting and small carpentry business.

While continuing to work, he attended Hood College and managed the swimming pool in the summer. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy, he attended George Washington Law School and received a Juris Doctorate. He clerked for two judges in Baltimore County and was a staff attorney for Legal Aid in Frederick.

Later he worked as Director of Development for the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick. Kevin walked the Camino de Santiago, a 500 mile pilgrimage across Spain, and then spent four months in the rain forests of Costa Rica. Kevin served as the Executive Director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, in Frederick. Today he is back at the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick, where is serves as Executive Director.

Kevin lives in downtown Frederick.