Dr. Mona Becker  
Common Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 410-848-9000
Dr. Mona Becker


Council Member Dr. Mona Becker was appointed to a vacant seat on the Council in December 2014. She was then elected to Council in 2015. She lives on Chase Street in Westminster and is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at McDaniel College. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Earth Science (Engineering Geology) from Millersville University, Master’s Degree in Geology (Isotope Geochemistry) from Virginia Tech, and Ph.D. in Geology (Isotope Geochemistry) from SUNY Stony Brook. Dr. Becker worked on a chemical analysis of the spring at King’s Park in downtown Westminster and also a biosludge analysis on materials used on farms in Carroll County. She also assisted with creating a sinkhole density map for Carroll County and a chemical and biological analysis of Little Pipe Creek in Westminster. Dr. Becker is a member of Carroll 2030 (Environment Cluster), is involved with the Waste Not! Carroll and Planet Carroll environmental programs, and initiated a “Day to Serve” stream clean up for the Cranberry Stream in Westminster. Her term expires in 2019. 

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