About Doug Howard

The Candidate

Doug Howard has been Commissioner for the District 5 for the last four years. He was the first President of the five-member board. Doug is the proud parent of six children (four girls and two boys). Doug owns BDG Entrepreneurial Services; a company based in Sykesville that provides professional and support services to small business owners in three states. He was also the founder of Start-Up Carroll, a program that provides free services to people that want to start their own business.

Community Service

Doug Howard is an active member of our community
• Start-Up Carroll, Founder
• Leadership Carroll, Class of 2003, Graduate
• Carroll County Board of Department of Social Services, Former Board Member
• Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member
• South Carroll Business Association, Former VP and Board Member
• Change, Inc., Former Treasurer and Board Member
• Freedom Area Citizens Council, Member
• South Carroll Republican Club, Member
• Youth Leadership Carroll, Former Volunteer and Sponsor
• Carroll Community College, Instructor