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About Al

Al Carr was born in Ohio and has lived and worked locally for two decades. Al's wife Barrie grew up in New York and has worked as a teacher for many years in Chevy Chase. Al and Barrie have three sons and live in Kensington.

Public Service Leadership

A Democrat, Al began representing the citizens of lower Montgomery County in 2002 as an elected Council Member and later Mayor Pro Tem for the Town of Kensington. He joined the House of Delegates in 2007. He is a member of the Environmental Matters Committee and its subcommittees on Real Property, Land Use and Ethics. He is the chair of the Metropolitan Washington Committee of the Montgomery County Delegation and is co-chair of the Joint Committee on Federal Relations. As a freshman legislator, Al was named "Municipal" Superstar by the Maryland Municipal League after successfully securing passage of legislation supporting community parks, affordable housing and homeowner protection. He received top ratings from groups advocating for environmental conservation, civil rights and consumer protection. In 2009, he was named "Legislator of the Year" by Maryland Black Mayors, Inc.

Private Sector Experience

Al has twenty years of private sector experience in business management, sales, marketing and engineering. He has spent most of his career in the field of telecommunications helping organizations and businesses achieve operational efficiencies and cost savings through the use of technology. He has been recognized for his leadership and innovation.

Relevant Education

Al attended public schools. He earned his bachelors degree in engineering with honors from the University of Rochester and also enjoyed taking courses in Business, Music Performance and Spanish Language.

By Authority: Friends of Alfred Carr. Treasurer: Barrie Carr. Copyright 2010.