Montgomery County Council
Mar 12, 2020
Andrew Friedson
Montgomery County Council

Andrew Friedson is the District 1 Councilmember representing western and southwestern Montgomery County from the D.C. line to the Frederick County border. He serves on the Planning, Housing, & Economic Development committee and the Government Operations & Fiscal Policy committee.

A lifelong resident of District 1, Andrew grew up in Potomac, resides in Bethesda and is a graduate of Wayside Elementary School, Herbert Hoover Middle School, and Winston Churchill High School, as well as the University of Maryland – College Park. He has been described as the “fiscal and economic center of the Montgomery County Council,” and in 2019 spearheaded landmark legislation to ensure all county bills include a thorough economic analysis and to strengthen financial oversight by requiring a regular review of spending by all county departments and agencies.