Mayor & City Council Member Biographies

     

 Mayor Patrick McGradyMayor Patrick McGrady

Aberdeen Mayor Patrick McGrady is a lifelong Aberdeen community resident. Mayor McGrady attended Bakerfield Elementary School, Hillsdale Elementary School (now called George D. Lisby at Hillsdale ES), Aberdeen Middle School, and Aberdeen High School. Patrick McGrady grew up in Aberdeen working with his family business renovating houses. From a young age, he learned the value of hard work and personal determination. Patrick grew up playing Aberdeen Parks and Rec T-Ball and participating in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. He played Lacrosse, Wrestled, and ran Cross Country at Aberdeen High School. McGrady's grandparents, Goldie and Leonard, were entrepreneurs who built hundreds of homes in Aberdeen from the 1950s through the early 2000s, including the Aberdeen Hills, Hillcrest, and Dorseyvale neighborhoods. Patrick McGrady attended Penn State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. After Penn State, McGrady attended Harford Community College to study Accounting while working full-time. Patrick McGrady is an entreprenuer -- he is the Manager of Holly Circle Townhouses, LLC, MAPA, LLC, and Cranberry Run Construction Co, Inc. These are businesses owned and operated by his family-- his father, two brothers, and sister work together to renovate homes and businesses, manage properties for others, and manufacture automotive parts. Mayor McGrady is commited to the community of Aberdeen. He lives with his lovely wife Liz, son Independence (2) and daughter Remy (born 9/2015) at 46 Paradise Road.

 

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 Councilman Steven GoodinCouncilman Adam Hiob

Councilman Adam Hiob is a 4th generation resident of Aberdeen. He has deep ties to the community, having attended Aberdeen schools, participated in several local Parks and Recreation Programs, and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 2012. He continued his education at Harford Community College where he studied International Relations and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a Minor in History from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) graduating in 2016. In addition, he has a certificate in Community Planning and Zoning Appeals by the Maryland Department of Planning. Councilman Hiob is a former Student Ambassador with People to People International and a Past President of the Harford County Regional Association of Student Councils. From 2016-2019 Councilman Hiob worked as a Legislative Director in the Maryland General Assembly serving the Rt. 40 communities of Harford County. During this time, among other projects he played a role in securing the initial $250,000 for the Aberdeen Proving Ground Discovery Center. Councilman Hiob currently serves as a member of the Harford County Democratic Central Committee and volunteers his time to multiple community organizations including Keep Aberdeen Beautiful, Harford County Earth Day, and Habitat for Humanity. In his spare time Councilman Hiob enjoys boating, traveling, and the great outdoors. He currently resides with his family and pet beagle named “Scout” in Paradise Manor. 

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 Councilwoman Sandra LandbeckCouncilwoman Sandra Landbeck

Councilwoman Sandra J. Landbeck (Sandy) has resided in Aberdeen since 1972 with her husband, John.  They have been married 54 years and have 4 children, 2 of whom reside in Aberdeen; 11 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild. Councilwoman Landbeck graduated from Brigham Young University with a B. S. in Psychology and minor in English and from Towson University with an M.A. in research psychology.  She also received a Certificate of Advanced Studies in counseling from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, in planning, policy, and administration. The Councilwoman’s professional experience includes:  Towson University teaching assistant; Veterans Administration, Perry Point research assistant; Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) teacher, counselor and administrator; and Harford Community College adjunct faculty.  She has participated in the Interagency Task Force for Children of Chemically Dependent Parents and the Harford Women’s Network; served on the Board of Harford County’s Delinquency Prevention & Policy, Safe and Drug Free Schools Steering Committee; the Harford Library Foundation; and the Albert P. Close Foundation.  As the administrator of HCPS Non-Traditional Careers Grant, she received the 1993 Maryland State Award of Excellence for Career and Technology Education, a result of a partnership with the Aberdeen Proving Ground. Councilwoman Landbeck attended the Southern Region Emerging Leader Academy of the American Counselor Association (ACA) and was a delegate to the ACA national legislative conference. She was a member of the Maryland School Counseling Association (MSCA) Board as well as a presenter at the MSCA Conferences.  Councilwoman Landbeck serves as Aberdeen's liaison to the Aberdeen Planning Commission. She has served 5 years on the MML Convention Committee and was a participant in the HCC Leadership Academy. She has completed all course work and is a graduate of the MML Academy of Excellence. She is currently enrolled in the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy.

 

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 Councilman Tim LindecampCouncilman Tim Lindecamp

Councilman Tim Lindecamp resides in Aberdeen with his wife, Amy. Councilman Lindecamp is father to 6 children and has one grandchild. He is a graduate of Aberdeen High School (1978), graduate of Notre Dame University of Maryland with a Bachelor Degree in Business and graduate of Notre Dame University of Maryland with a Master’s Degree in Administration I/Coaching. Councilman Lindecamp is an educator at Aberdeen High School as well as Athletic Director at Aberdeen High School. He was the Assistant Director of Baseball Operations at Atlantic City Surf Professional Baseball from 2000-2004. He is a member of the Maryland State Athletic Director Association, Member of National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Certified as an Athletic Administrator through NIAAA, and is a member of the Sons of the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128.

 

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 Councilman Melvin TaylorCouncilman Jason Kolligs

Councilman Jason Kolligs has been part of the Aberdeen community since 2012. He moved to Maryland to support the Army’s missions as an engineer on Aberdeen Proving Ground and his family chose to settle down and grow their family in Aberdeen because of its central location, diverse community, and growing opportunities. Since moving to Aberdeen, he has been heavily involved in the community including mentoring at the Aberdeen High School Science and Mathematics Academy since 2015, sitting on the Aberdeen Board of Appeals in 2016, and being appointed to the Aberdeen Planning Commission in 2017. His family regularly participates in local boy scouts, youth sports, and Aberdeen events such as Earth Day, the Farmer’s Market, and Keep Aberdeen Beautiful. Councilman Kolligs has a long history of local community involvement with prior service in other places as a volunteer firefighter, youth mentor, and Special Olympics Volleyball Coach.

 

He has also always had a thirst for knowledge having graduated the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. in Computer Science, graduated the University of Southern California with an M.S. in Systems Architecting and Engineering, and pursuing a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He is excited to work for the residents of Aberdeen to address the concerns of today and plan for a prosperous future. Councilman Kolligs lives with his wife Kim and their children; CJ (2011), Jack (2012), Penny (2016), and Wes (2019).
 

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