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Hi, I'm David


David A. Plotts was elected to the Wicomico County Board of Education, by District 4 voters, and began serving a four-year term in December 2022.


Mr. Plotts is currently the Controller at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, where he has been employed since 2008. Previously he worked for nearly eight years at a regional Architectural, Engineering, and Surveying firm.


Mr. Plotts is actively engaged in Wicomico County Public Schools as a parent and is involved in these community activities:

  • Member of the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation Committee, since 2013, serving as Chairman from 2014 to 2023.

  • Member of the Wicomico County Charter Review Committee, in 2021.

  • Member of the City of Salisbury Environmental Policy Task Force, in 2020.

  • Member of the Wicomico County Board of Education's Parent Advisory Committee, from Pinehurst Elementary School, from 2019 to 2021.

  • Volunteer for Pinehurst Elementary PTA and Asbury United Methodist Church.


As part of his position on the Wicomico County Board of Education, Mr. Plotts serves on the Audit Committee, School Health Council, and the School Building Commission, as an alternate. He also serves on the Maryland Association of Boards of Education's Budget Committee.

Born and raised in Wicomico County, Mr. Plotts graduated from James M. Bennett High School in 2001. He then received a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from Salisbury University's Perdue School of Business and a Master of Science in Management, with a Finance Specialization, from University of Maryland University College. He also received a graduate certificate in Nonprofit and Association Financial Management.


Mr. Plotts enjoys continuing his education. He has received a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business and has received a Maryland Open Meetings Act Compliance Certificate from the University of Maryland Institute for Governmental Service & Research.​ Additionally, Mr. Plotts is an alumni of Shore Leadership - class of 2017, a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, and a member of the NAACP. He has been appointed by various governors as a Notary Public since 2006.


Mr. Plotts, his wife Ashlee, and their four children are members of Asbury United Methodist Church. His children attend Wicomico County Public Schools and his wife substitutes across the county.

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