Commissioner Richard Rothschild: District 4
Carroll County Office Building
225 North Center Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Revised January, 2015
Richard Rothschild is in his second term as County Commissioner. He has worked in sales,
and management of a Fortune 100 high-tech firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering,
and an MBA from Loyola College. During his first term, Commissioner Rothschild established
himself as a maverick in support of citizens’ rights. He wrote Maryland’s first Second
Amendment Preservation Resolution; created Maryland’s first school choice program; was the
first American official to terminate membership in the U.N. ICLEI; and first Maryland official
to demand enforcement of regulations that protect farmers from damaging EPA mandates. He has
served on MACO’s legislative committee; is a board member on the Clean Chesapeake Coalition;
belongs to the MD Association of Realtors, and was inducted as an honorary lifetime member of
Oathkeepers for his defense of citizens’ rights. He and his wife, Joni, live in Mount Airy.
They have two grown children.
District 4 includes the southwestern portion of Carroll County. It includes the towns of Union Bridge, New Windsor, and Mount Airy.