Animal Shelter Advisory Board


The Animal Shelter Advisory Board shall assist the animal shelter in Calvert County in serving the needs of our community and will advise the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on matters such as:

  • Emergency Plan
  • Feral Cats issues
  • Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Grants
  • Periodic Reports to the BOCC
  • Shelter Policies and Operation
  • Spay / Neuter Compliance
  • Volunteers


The board shall have seven members:

  • 1 shall be a veterinarian or vet technician with three or more years’ experience
  • 2 shall be animal welfare organization members
  • 3 citizens, one from each election district if practicable
  • The Animal Shelter Division Chief (ex-officio)


Meetings are held at the Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter, 5055 Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678.