Meet our Mayor

Mayor Emily Keller

EMILY KELLER is serving her first term as Mayor.  She was a councilmember during her previous term. She is the owner-operator of the Emily Keller Insurance and Financial Agency - Farmers Insurance. Born and raised in Hagerstown, Emily is a 2004 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and is the proud mother of a teenage daughter, Layla. She serves as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) Liaison for the Mayor & Council. She is active throughout the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Community Rescue Service, Inc, as well as the Board of Trustees for LGIT (Local Government Insurance Trust). Her passion includes advocating for heroin and opioid awareness in the community, and she serves as the Chair of Washington Goes Purple, sits on the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Foundation, and the Heroin and Opioid Senior Policy Group- all 4 groups of which advocate for health, wellness and recovery in our area.


The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the City and is responsible for the execution of City policies, laws and resolutions. The Mayor serves a four-year term.

To request a meeting with the Mayor, please contact her office at (301) 766-4175.

Mayor Emily Keller