P.J. will continue to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in College Park
P.J. has served on the City Council since 2014. During his time on council, P.J. has demonstrated a strong commitment to working with residents, city staff, county and state leaders, and the University of Maryland to achieve results. In addition to his duties as councilmember, P.J. is the Co-Chair of the Neighborhood Quality of Life Committee, Co-Chair of the Seniors Committee, and Chair of the College Park City-University Partnership Housing & Development Committee. P.J. is a proven leader, keeping his communities informed and engaged, and promoting smart growth and quality of life.
P.J. is a graduate of University of Maryland and has an MBA from University of Maryland University College. P.J. works for the federal government and has worked for various cultural and academic institutions in the Washington metropolitan area. P.J. is a graduate of the Maryland Municipal League Academy for Excellence in Local Governance.
P.J. and his husband Nick moved to College Park in 2011. They enjoy walking their two dogs on local trails, gardening, biking around town, exploring local restaurants and farmer’s markets, and taking advantage of the amenities at University of Maryland, including Campus Recreation Services and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.