From Citizens for Andrew Cassilly:
Cassilly is a lifelong resident of Harford County graduating from Bel Air High School in 1984 and enlisting in the 29th light Infantry Division of the Army National Guard. He attended Millersville University in Pa with assistance from the GI bill. After college, Cassilly was hired as a certified Manual Arts Therapist at the Perry Point VA hospital working with retired veterans. A year later, Cassilly started his career with the Harford County School system where he has served in many rolls over the past 24 years. The first nine years Cassilly served as a teacher at both the middle and high school levels. Upon earning his Master’s Degree from Loyola University, Cassilly served as a school based administrator at Fallston High School and later as the Hearing Officer for long term suspensions in the Student Service Department at the Central Office.
Cassilly currently serves as the Assistant Supervisor of Resource Conservation for the School System in the Facility’s Department. His responsibility is to reduce operational costs and oversee sustainability initiatives.
Under his direction, the school system has gained state wide recognition for their energy efficiency programs and cost cutting strategies that allow for school funds to be redirected toward student centered needs. In 2012 Cassilly was awarded “Innovator of the Year “from the Maryland chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Cassily’s campaign platform focuses on reducing state taxes by increasing infrastructural and operational efficiencies. “If we can reduce the waste and dysfunction that currently exists in our state government, we can get ahold on higher taxes” says Cassilly.