Stuart Adams is a community resilience engineer for housing, transportation, and disaster mitigation as a Program Manager at Stantec.
He manages and supervises technical support to local, state, and federal agencies including MDSHA, MDOT, Amtrak, GSA and FEMA.
His expertise in floodplain administration, sustainability, and building codes provides a strong understanding of community development and engagement.
A resident of College Park since 2015, Stuart moved to the area to embrace the college-town atmosphere. He has served as the President of the Calvert Hills Citizens Association for three years where he led the effort, alongside residents and elected officials, to preserve Albion Woods.
Stuart is an active participant at community outreach, supporting many great enhancements in our community including pedestrian safety and biking infrastructure improvements, lower property taxes, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and Smart Growth redevelopments.
He is a community advocate who has challenged the deforestation of Guilford Woods, scrutinized PGC DOE priorities for the Calvert Hills Drainage Project, requested accountability from M-NCCPC on the Calvert Road Park and Airport tree "trimming" project, and has encouraged new ideas for responsible social amenities including a weekend, downtown "Streatery".
Stuart represents District 3 with a proven record of community-focused action.
John Rigg has lived in the Calvert Hills neighborhood of College Park since 2007, where he served for five years as President of the Calvert Hills Citizen’s Association. A natural collaborator and tireless community activist, John has worked hard to protect the character of College Park’s neighborhoods while helping to bring amenities and smart development to our city.
John volunteers his time extensively throughout our community. He is a volunteer Paramedic, sings in community and church choirs, is a Commissioner on the city’s Advisory Planning Commission (the planning and zoning board), and is active at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
John has master’s degrees in Public Administration, with a focus on Urban and Regional Affairs, and in Health Administration. He has served in the White House under two presidents, and has worked in the US House of Representatives. John directs a large policy office within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
John would love to hear your thoughts about ways in which our City can become an even better place to live, study, do business, worship, and build community.