The chief deputy clerk of the county Circuit Court has resigned to take a job with the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C.
Robert E. Moffit's resignation becomes effective June 10, Clerk of Court Mary M. Rose said yesterday. She said Moffit,45, of Severna Park, has accepted an offer to become deputy directorof domestic policy for the Heritage Foundation.
Moffit, whose last day of work at the courthouse was Friday, was vacationing in Florida yesterday and was unavailable for comment. He had been named chief deputy clerk in January as part of a controversial shake-up following an upset victory by Rose, a Republican, in lastNovember's election.