John Blake Finance Committee Chair
John was elected as the ALI Member at Large in 2017. He is a strong advocate for children and adults with disabilities in Howard County. Before joining ALI, John was appointed to a five year term as a Commissioner for Disability Issues in Howard County. Between 2012 and 2017, he assured issues for all county residents with disabilities were heard by county leadership. He has personal experience and keen insights into the needs of those with physical, developmental, and cognitive disabilities.
John has undergraduate and graduate degrees in electrical engineering and is a career federal government employee.