The Honorable Jason A. Malott was elected the 17th Register of Wills for Washington County, Maryland on November 2, 2010. Jason formerly served as Deputy and Chief Deputy to his predecessor, John R. Bloyer since 1999. Prior to coming to the Register of Wills, Jason was a Deputy Clerk of the Circuit Court for Washington County from 1989-1999.
A lifelong resident of Washington County, he is the son of Glenn A. 'Skip' and Valerie L. Malott of Williamsport. He graduated from Williamsport High School and from Hagerstown Junior College, now known as Hagerstown Community College. Jason also attended Shepherd College, now known as Shepherd University.
Jason has been an active member of the community. He is a lifelong member of the Downsville Christian Church where he has served in various capacities and is currently an Elder and the Church Historian.
Jason formerly served as a board member of the Mental Health Center of Western Maryland, Inc. He also served as a member of the Washington County Board of Election Supervisors, appointed by Gov. Schaefer. Jason is a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Improved Order of Red Men, both in Williamsport. He is a member of the P.T.A. and a volunteer at Williamsport Elementary School. He was an elected member of the Washington County Democratic Central Committee, 2006-2010. He is also a member of the South County Democratic Club.
Jason is a member of the Register of Wills Association of Maryland where he serves on the Automation and Probate Review committees; he is also a former associate member of the Maryland Association of Judges' of the Orphans' Court.
Jason was sworn into office on December 1, 2010 by Dennis J. Weaver, Clerk of the Circuit Court. Jason is married to Melinda Truly Malott and has two children, Sara and Luke.
"I pledge to serve the citizens of Washington County and the State of Maryland with compassion and professionalism. My staff and I are always available to assist the public in the most efficient and courteous manner possible."