Tom Kennedy (Chairman) is a lawyer, former high school teacher, and retired U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel with over ten years of active duty.  A graduate of the State University of New York and Syracuse University, he earned master’s degrees in English Literature and Political Science as well as a juris doctorate. He served over 24 years as an enlisted Marine, Army Engineer, and Judge Advocate, with assignments in South Korea overseeing a legal office and in Afghanistan as a member of a fact-finding team for the Joint Center for Operational Analysis. An alternate delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention, Tom was chairman of the Baltimore City for Trump campaign that year and again in 2020, when he was elected to serve as a Trump delegate from Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. He has served as Chairman of the BCRCC since January 2021.