County Executive Pat McCarthy officially took the oath of office on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 for her second term that begins next month.
McCarthy was re-elected in the Nov. 6 General Election. The oath was administered by her husband, Superior Court Judge John McCarthy, and Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper.
Pat McCarthy is the fifth person to serve as County Executive. She said she is proud of the extraordinary efforts by county employees to improve customer service amid the toughest economic conditions in generations.
“It’s a privilege to serve,” she said. “I am impressed each day by the enthusiasm and commitment to public service I see in every department. I am excited about the opportunities we have to keep making our community even better.”