Mr. James “Randy” Guy is
serving his first term as Commissioner President of the Commissioners of
St. Mary’s County. He was born in Leonardtown, Maryland and graduated with
a degree in transportation and traffic management from the Community
College of the Air Force.
Mr. Guy worked in his family’s business
while growing up in Ridge, Maryland. He joined the Air Force in 1966 and
served 26 years as a loadmaster on C-130s and C-141s. His assignments
included a tour in Viet Nam, and participation in many operational
missions. During his career he was based in the Philippines, bases in
North and South Carolina and served as the Air Lift Manager at the Joint
Chemical Warfare Test Group in Virginia. He ended his career as the
Enlisted Air Crew Manager at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
Guy has also served in many capacities in St. Mary’s County. During a
break in service in the early 1970s, Mr. Guy was a deputy sheriff with the
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department. Following his Air Force career, he
returned home and opened a small business, Southern Maryland Pools and
Spa, in Hollywood, Maryland. He continued in business for eleven years.
Since his retirement Mr. Guy has been active in local politics. He
served on the Central Committee from 1998-2002. He has also served on the
Board of Appeals from July 2009 – November 2014.
Mr. Guy is also a
very active volunteer in the community. Since 1994 he has been a member of
the American Legion, Southern Maryland Post 221, where he has served in
many capacities including Post Commander and as a member of the American
Legion Executive Committee at the state level. Mr. Guy is also a member of
the Leonardtown Lion’s Club.
He lives in Clements with his wife,
Carolyn. They have one son, Charles.