Rosano Appointed Director Of Frederick County Emergency Management

He has been serving as acting director since January.

Anthony Rosano, Director of the Frederick County Division of Emergency Management.  (Photo from Frederick County Government)

Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of Anthony Rosano as the Director of the County’s Division of Emergency Management effective immediately. The Division includes the Departments of Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Communications.

Rosano has been Acting Director of Emergency Management since January, 2024, following the retirement of Jack Markey.

Rosano has been with county government since 2021, and served as Deputy Director of Emergency Management before being named acting director.

Prior to coming to Frederick County, Rosano worked for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments,  the Howard County Office of Emergency Management and as a  contractor for the US Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. . He has experience in emergency management, public safety and homeland security.  Rosano is a Certified Emergency Manager, according to a news release from Frederick County Government.

“I am pleased to be able to promote Tony to this critical position,” says County Executive Jessica Fitzwater, in a statement. “Tony is experienced in all areas of the division, and I am satisfied that he will be the right person to  lead Frederick County’s to Next Generation 911, and to keep our community safe.”

By Kevin McManus