Rod Heinze will discuss his candidacy for election as Delegate representing the 36th Legislative District in Maryland’s General Assembly with the Community Breakfast Group (CBG) at their breakfast meeting on April 17.
When asked why he has chosen to run for legislative office at this time, Heinze replied, “My family and I have served others our entire adult life and I would like to continue helping others while offering quality responsive representation to the 36th Legislative District, which includes Cecil, Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline counties. Not only do I have great interest in this endeavor, I am uniquely qualified. As a former mayor, assistant fire chief, town administrator and the owner of a several successful businesses, I believe that I have the necessary experience and financial acumen to meet our state’s issues head on!”
Before moving to Elkton, Heinze served as the mayor of Canton, Illinois, a city of 15,000 people. Before that he rose through the ranks to the position of assistant fire chief and training officer for the Canton Fire Department. At the same time, he owned and ran several successful businesses.
Since relocating to Maryland, Heinze has recently served as town administrator of Port Deposit and served as a paramedic on the Water Witch Fire Company. Heinze, a United States Navy Veteran, has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and recently earned a Master’s Degree in Business (M.B.A.) from Wilmington University in 2010. He is also a Maryland and Nationally registered Paramedic.
The CBG meets for breakfast every Thursday at 7:30AM at the Holiday Inn Express in Chestertown. Our meetings start promptly at 7:30AM, so you may want to come at 7:15AM to get your breakfast before the meeting.
Mike Smigiel will discuss his candidacy for election as Delegate representing the 36th Legislative District in Maryland’s General Assembly with CBG at their breakfast meeting on April 24.