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Hi, I'm David


David A. Plotts was elected to a four-year term on the Wicomico County Board of Education in 2022, representing District 4. 

Mr. Plotts is the Controller at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, where he has demonstrated his financial and management acumen since 2008. Previously he worked at a regional Architectural, Engineering, and Surveying firm.

A proud Wicomico County native, Mr. Plotts graduated from James M. Bennett High School in 2001. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from Salisbury University's Perdue School of Business and a Master of Science in Management, specializing in Finance, from the University of Maryland University College. Committed to continuous learning, he holds a graduate certificate in Nonprofit and Association Financial Management.

A proactive supporter of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, Mr. Plotts holds a DEI certification from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business. He is also well-versed in human resources and governance, having earned the SHRM-CP human resource certification from the Society for Human Resources Management.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mr. Plotts actively contributes to his community. A dedicated parent involved in Wicomico County Public Schools, he served on the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation Committee as Chairman from 2014 through 2023, showcasing his leadership skills and commitment to public spaces. His involvement extends to the Wicomico County Charter Review Committee in 2021, the City of Salisbury Environmental Policy Task Force in 2020, and the Wicomico County Board of Education's Parent Advisory Committee from 2019-2021.

Mr. Plotts, a 2017 alumnus of Shore Leadership, remains engaged in professional associations, holding memberships in the Institute of Management Accountants and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, he serves as a Notary Public, a role to which he has been appointed by various governors since 2006.

A devoted family man, Mr. Plotts, alongside his wife Ashlee and their four children, is a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. Their commitment to education is evident as their children attend Wicomico County Public Schools, and Ashlee contributes as a substitute teacher across the county. Through his multifaceted involvement, Mr. Plotts continues to make a positive impact on both educational and community initiatives in Wicomico County.

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. 

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