Ed Rothstein is in his second term as County Commissioner. Ed’s diverse thirty-plus year military career included numerous deployments along with multiple duty stations including his last military assignment as Garrison Commander at Fort Meade in Maryland. He was Economic Developer for Anne Arundel County before founding ERA Advisory LLC which is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business focused on giving back to the community. Most recently serving as Executive Director for the BWI Business Partnership, he also serves on multiple boards of directors for non-profits within the region and state, and previously served on the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council. Ed’s education includes an Education Degree from Lock Haven University, a Masters in Human Resources from Webster University and a Masters in National Resource Management from Eisenhower School for National Security. At Lock Haven, Ed was a member of the Division I wrestling team and was commissioned through the ROTC Program. Ed resides in Eldersburg with his wife Audrey and two children Emily and Sam.

District 5 covers the southeastern portion of Carroll County. It includes Eldersburg and the town of Sykesville.

Contact Commissioner Ed Rothstein
Email: erothstein@carrollcountymd.gov

Carroll County Office Building
225 North Center Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Phone: 410-386-2043

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Commissioner Representation on Boards

  • Ag Center Board
  • Baltimore Metropolitan Council
  • Greater Baltimore Committee (merged with Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore)
  • Fort Meade Alliance
  • Maryland Association of Counties
  • Shock Trauma Board of Visitors