Westminster woman to file for County Commissioner bid


November 23, 1997

Patricia Holbert of Westminster plans to file for the 1998 County Commissioner race at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Carroll County Board of Elections.

A fashion and cosmetics consultant and a substitute teacher in Carroll County public schools, Holbert also has experience working for the Republican Party.

She has participated in local and national Republican campaigns and has interned for federal and state legislators.

She has volunteered with the American Red Cross in Germany, Maryland and Washington, and has worked with children, community theater groups and women's organizations.

She is vice president of the Friendship Valley Elementary PTO, a member of Ascension Episcopal Church and a soup kitchen volunteer. She is a member of the Carroll County Landowners Association and served on the Citizens Committee of the Land Use Team for revising the county master plan.

Holbert has a bachelor's degree in international politics and foreign service from Pennsylvania State University and has done postgraduate work in Soviet and Russian studies.

She has attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and traveled to Austria, Italy, France, England, Germany and the Soviet Union.

She and her husband, John, have three sons.

Pub Date: 11/23/97

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