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The Honorable Rebecca D. Drew began her employment in the Office of the Register of Wills for Montgomery County in 1987 and served 7 years as Deputy Register to the late Rosalie A. Reilly and Register Patricia Dauenhauer. Rebecca then transferred her employment to the Allegany County Register of Wills and served 12 years as Deputy Register to former Register William F. Lashbaugh, Jr. Upon Mr. Lashbaugh's retirement in 2006, Rebecca was appointed Register of Wills by the Allegany County Orphans’ Court to complete the term of the former Register.

On November 7, 2006, Rebecca was elected Register of Wills by the people of Allegany County. Rebecca was the first female ever elected to the Office of the Register of Wills in Allegany County.


Member of the South Cumberland Business & Civic Association, Inc., American Legion Farrady Post 24, Maryland Register of Wills Association, Maryland Register of Wills Executive Committee, and the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce. Former Member of the Maryland Orphans’ Court Association. Member of the Program Advisory Committee for Office Technologies – Legal (Paralegal) Assistant Program of Allegany College of Maryland (serving since 2013).