HAGERSTOWN, MD (July 5, 2018) – Washington County Government and the Board of County Commissioners announce the appointment of a new County Clerk, Krista L. Hart. This appointment will go into effect as of Thursday, July 5, 2018. 

Ms. Hart’s career with County Government began in 1996 as a Deputy for the Washington County Detention Center . After many years with the Sheriff’s Department , she transferred to the Engineering Department as an Administrative Assistant, working directly under the County Engineer. She was a sworn member of the Transportation Advisory Committee working closely with the MD State Police , Sheriff’s Office , City of Hagerstown and other local officials and entities. During this time, Krista received numerous certificates in management which led to receiving a promotion to Office Manager, where she reported to then Director of Engineering and Construction and current County Administrator, Rob Slocum.

To further her career with Washington County, Krista received her “Going for the Gold – Supervision” certificate in 2015 through the county-sponsored educational program. In 2017, Mr. Slocum received the position of County Administrator, promoting Krista as his Executive Assistant. She is an upcoming member of the Maryland Municipal Clerk’s Association .

Krista is a Washington County native and currently resides in Hagerstown, Maryland with her Cavachon, Toby. When she is not traveling to the islands with her sister and daughter, she is renovating old homes with her parents.