Lenford Carey

Mayor’s Office
Title: Mayor
Phone: 301-927-4262 ext. 100
Lenford Carey

Additional Contact Information
Cell Number: 240-338-2826
Twitter: @Mayor_LenCarey

Len welcomes suggestions, ideas, concerns, comments from all residents. The best way to bring these to his attention is either directly when you see him, or via email. You can also call him on his cell phone at 240-338-2826.

Past Experience
Len Carey is a Federal retiree with over 30 years working for the Department of Agriculture as a:

  • Communications Director
  • Forester
  • Program Analyst
  • Science Writer
  • Speechwriter

He has also been a forestry association executive and marketer.

Len grew up in a small town in upstate New York, and received a Bachelor of Science from the SUNY College of Forestry in Syracuse. After graduate study and military service, he settled in the Washington area in 1972. He and his family have lived on Van Buren Street in University Park since 2004. They are members of the University Park Civic Association.

Key Issues
First elected to the Council in 2009, Len supports effective and responsive government, improved tree and park maintenance, strong local schools, and active engagement with neighboring communities to clean up the stream and shape development along the Route 1 corridor.


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