Al Carr was born in Ohio and has lived
and worked locally for three 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
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 Environment and Transportation Committee and its subcommittees on Real Property, Local Government and Land Use & Ethics. He is the chair of the Metropolitan Washington Committee of the Montgomery County Delegation and is the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Federal Relations.
Al has written and
successfully secured passage of
legislation for environmental protection,
education, open government, community parks, affordable housing,
public safety, transportation and
housing. He has received top
ratings and awards from groups advocating for
conservation, civil rights, municipal government
and consumer protection.
Private Sector Experience
Al has twenty years of private sector experience in
business management, sales, marketing and engineering. He 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.
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.