Sara Green, Chief of Staff

Sara Green

Chief of Staff

Ms. Green started her career with the City of Laurel in 2001 as an Administrative Specialist in the Department of Permits and Code Enforcement. In 2002, she was promoted to Administrative Assistant I and moved to the Department of Public Works.  In 2003, Ms. Green was once again promoted and returned to the Department of Permits and Code Enforcement as Permit Coordinator.

In 2005 Ms. Green became the Office Manager for the Department of Community Planning and Business Services where she organized and streamlined procedures and practices of the Department to achieve the most effective use of time and resources of personnel. Ms. Green also served as the Secretary to the Planning Commission and Board of Appeals. Ms. Green established effective working relationships guiding numerous developers and builders through the City’s planning and zoning, site development and permit process.

In July 2017, Mayor Moe picked Ms. Green to serve as his Executive Assistant and following the 2018 appointment of former Chief of Staff Lou Ann Crook as Deputy City Administrator, Mayor Moe selected Ms. Green to serve in her current position as Chief of Staff.

In 2019, Ms. Green achieved the Certified Municipal Clerk designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and is currently working on the Master Municipal Clerk certification. 

In Ms. Green’s 20+ years with the City, she served as the Chair of the Employee Relations Committee for 14 years, organized the City’s annual Help the Homeless Community Walk for LARS, served on the last two (2) City of Laurel Salary and Benefits Review Committees, and is currently a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Ms. Green is also a member of the Maryland Municipal Clerks Association (MMCA) serving as their representative on the Maryland Municipal League (MML) Legislative Committee and recently completed the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance.

Ms. Green has received numerous awards for her dedicated service to the Citizens and Businesses of the City of Laurel including, the Mayor’s Award, three (3) Employee of the Year Awards, Meritorious Service, and Team Achievement Awards. 

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