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Mayor Melinda Smith served 2 terms on Town Council prior to running for Mayor and served on the Carroll County Cable Commission during her terms on Council.  Melinda retired after 29 years as an insurance agent and now is a self employed  real estate agent.

She has been an EMT in public service for over 20 years. Melinda is married, has 3 children and has 1 grandchild.

Council Member DAVID RICHARDSON is serving his second 4-year term after having served from 2007-2011.

Council Member Chris Cuneo is serving a four-year term after being elected in 2021. Mr. Cuneo is a current resident of Manchester who is employed.

Council Member JENN MILLER is serving her third 4 year term after being elected in 2015. Ms. Miller is a current resident of Manchester who is an employee of the Carroll County School System.

Council Member VINCE PACELLI is currently serving his third four-year term after being elected in 2011.  Councilman Pacelli is a 28 year resident of Manchester and a 33 year resident of Carroll County. A career law enforcement officer, he has served with the Baltimore City Police Department, as director of security at the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Tender Care Pregnancy Centers Inc. He and his wife Ruth have been married for 40 years and have four children.

Councilman Pacelli was appointed to serve as the liaison to the North Carroll Business Alliance (formerly Manchester Area Merchant’s Association).

Council Member DEBRA HOWE is serving her 3rd four-year term after being elected in 2013. Councilwoman Howe is a current resident of Manchester and has been appointed to Parks and Recreation.