Abigail McNinch, a 15+ year resident of the Town of Denton, has served on
the Town Council since 2013. She is currently the Mayor. She has been
appointed to numerous boards including the Eastern Shore Association of
Municipalities, the Denton Utility Commission, the Caroline County
Library Board of Trustees, Downtown Denton Main Street, Human Resources
Council, Caroline County Council of Arts, and Denton Elementary PTA.
As project manager for the Denton Development Corporation for five
years, Abigail helped secure over $1.5 million in grants for various
local economic development projects (including the Chesapeake Culinary
School and the Denton ArtsWay project). In 2010, in an effort to
continue to promote the revitalization of the town, she opened a
downtown retail shop, Joviality.
Abigail’s educational background includes a Ph.D. in special education
from the University of Maryland. Although she continues to offer
doctoral expertise in early childhood special education upon request,
she currently directs this expertise towards raising her three girls.