Board of License Commissioners (Liquor Board)


The state of Maryland empowers the Board of License Commissioners (commonly referred to as the Liquor Board, and hereinafter referred to as the "Board") to administer and enforce the provisions of Article 2B of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The Board has adopted its own Rules and Regulations necessary to carry out its duties under Article 2B.

The Commissions' responsibility is to regulate and control the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages within the county to obtain respect and obedience to laws and to administer and enforce the provisions of the laws of the State of Maryland and the Rules and Regulations of Calvert County.

Open Meetings

  • Public invited
  • Meetings held the fourth Thursday monthly at 7 p.m.
  • Harriet E. Brown Community Center
    901 Dares Beach Road
    Room 113
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Meeting Schedule

February 28
March 28
April 25
May 23
June 27
July 25
August 22
September 26
October 24
None in November
December 5

Calvert County Behavioral Health along with SAMHSA offer FREE:

March 21, 2019
April 17, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 20, 2019

For more information - please contact: 

  • Ashley Staples Reid 410-535-3079, extension 41
    280 Stafford Road
    Barstow, MD


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There shall be three regular members and one alternate member appointed by the Governor of Maryland, biennially, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, if in session, and if not in session, then the governor alone, and an alternate. The term of each member shall be two years.

Member NamePositionTerm ExpirationDistrict
Robert D. ArscottSenior Chair6/3/20193
Frank B. StullMember6/3/20191
John H. SmackAlternate6/3/20192
Linda A. TaymanAdministratorn/an/a
David C. WeigelAttorneyn/an/a