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Deborah Glading Byrd, American county official. Named Volunteer of Year, United Way Lower Eastern Shore, 1986; recipient Janet L. Hoffman award for excellence in public administration American Society for Public Administration, 1997, governor's citation for excellence in public administration State of Maryland, 1997.


Byrd, Deborah Glading was born on February 4, 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Richard C. and Eleanor Glading.


Associate of Arts in General Studies, WorWic Community College, Salisbury, Maryland, 1994. Student, Salisbury State University, 1988. Associate of Arts in Ministry, Christian World College Theology, Salisbury, 1999.

Bachelor in Practical Theology, Logos Christian College, Jacksonville, Florida, 1999. Graduate student, Chesapeake Bible College, since 2003.


Assistant to county administrator Worcester County, Snow Hill, Maryland, 1973-1995. County administrator Dorchester County, Cambridge, 1995—1999. General manager Maranatha Inc./WOLC & The Manna.


Realtor, volunteer, vice president, board directors United Way Lower Eastern Shore, Salisbury, 1986-1995. Volunteer, member council Eastern Shore chapter American Lung Association Maryland, 1991. Volunteer, leader support group Maryland Lupus Foundation, Baltimore, 1993.

Board directors Holly Community, Salisbury, Maryland, since 2003. Member National Association County Administrators, Maryland Association County Administrators (president 1997), Maryland City and County Managers Association, Phi Theta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: studying theology, reading, technical and creative writing, fine arts.


Married Philip J. Byrd, June 22, 1973.

Richard C.

Eleanor Glading

Philip J. Byrd.