The Honorable Sharon Keller was appointed Register of Wills for Frederick County on January 16, 2014, and was sworn into office on January 23, 2014.
Mrs. Keller trained as a paralegal with the Institute for Paralegal Education and has continued her education through the National Business Institute for Probate Practices and Ethics Training. She worked for the previous Register, Virginia P. Fifer for eleven years, last serving as Senior Deputy.
The passing of Mrs. Keller's husband and mother one month apart in 2009 were defining events in her life that demonstrated to her the importance of the work of the Register and her staff and has defined her approach to assisting families in Frederick County.
Having been a small business owner, she is passionate about promoting small local businesses. Mrs. Keller's family has been involved in Frederick County businesses for several generations. Mrs. Keller has resided in Western Frederick County her entire life and graduated from Brunswick High School. She has two sons, both of whom reside in Frederick County. She is an ardent fan of Brunswick Railroader baseball and a supporter of the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Program. Her personal interests include gardening, old architecture, and music.