Town Council and Manager
Council of the Village of Chevy Chase Section 5
Chris Richardson, Chairman
Serving since: April 2008, Current Term ends: May 2016
Serving since: April 2014, Current Term ends: May 2016
Greg Chernack, Treasurer
Serving since: April 2016, Current Term ends: May 2017
Patricia Xeller, Secretary
Serving since: November 2015, Current Term ends: May 2017
Pines, Building Inspector
Serving since: April 2011, Current Term ends: May 2017
Section 5 Manager
Ashley E. Kavanaugh, Town Manager
Section 5 Office: 301-986-5481
Eligibility to serve on the Council
Residents of Section 5 are encouraged to stand for election to serve on the Council. Each sitting member of Council serves a two year term after which they must stand for re-election unless there is no other candidate.
Elections take place once a year at the Annual Meeting of the Section Council and Residents.
Each person who on the 30th day before the Annual Meeting is a resident of Section 5 and is a registered voter in the State of Maryland, shall be eligible to vote in the election of Council Members or to place their name for nomination for election to the Council.
Deadline for nominations for Council Members is thirty days prior to the Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting is generally held the second Tuesday in May. Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Town Manager.