Al Carr was born in Ohio and has lived
and worked locally for three decades.
Al's wife Barrie grew up in New York.
She is a former early childhood educator in Chevy Chase who works at a nonprofit organization that supports children in foster care. Al and Barrie
have three sons and live in
the Town of Kensington.
Public Service Leadership
A Democrat, 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.
Al joined the House of Delegates in
2007. He serves on the Health and Government Operations Committee. He is the vice chair of the Montgomery County Delegation and chair of its Metropolitan Washington Committee. He is the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Federal Relations. He formerly served as an elected Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem for the Town of Kensington.
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. He has a certificate in local government studies from the University of Maryland.