The Honorable Sharon Keller was appointed Register of Wills by the Frederick County Orphans' Court on January 16, 2014, and was sworn into office on January 23, 2014.
Prior to 2014, Ms. Keller last served as Senior Deputy and had over a decade of experience working for the previous Register, Virginia P. Fifer. Over the years, Sharon trained as a paralegal and has completed many continuing education courses through the National Business Institute with an emphasis on Probate Practices, Ethics Training, and Orphans' Court Rules and Procedures. She regularly attends seminars on subjects such as Last Wish/Advance Directives, Hospice and Elder issues.
Sharon is married and has two sons, both of whom reside in Frederick County. Having been a small business owner and coming from a family who has been involved in Frederick County businesses for generations, Sharon is passionate about promoting small local businesses.
Sharon is a current member of the Maryland Register of Wills Association. She resides in Western Frederick County and is a member of Steadman-Keenan American Legion Post 96 -Women's Auxiliary, where she enjoys participating in programs that benefit our Veterans. She is a lifelong supporter of the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Program. Many Frederick County efforts and charities are close to Sharon's heart, but none more so than the wellbeing of our families. Her personal interest includes gardening, old architecture and music.
"I consider it an honor and privilege to serve as Register of Wills. I remain dedicated to providing excellent public service to the families of Frederick County."