Richard B. Weldon, Jr., resides in Brunswick. He is a Navy submarine veteran, a former Navy civilian employee, and public administrator (City of Brunswick and City of Frederick). Rick has served the citizens of Frederick County as a County Commissioner (1999-2001) and a member of the Maryland House of Delegates (2003-2009). He also served as the CEO of United Way of Frederick County. He is married and has three children and four grandchildren. He is proudly unaffiliated with any political party, and has been contributing to The Tentacle since 2003.