Tony McDonald (initial president) and his wife Jan relocated to Carolina Forest from Ocean City Maryland 5 years ago. Tony retired from the Montgomery County Maryland Department of Police where he attained the rank of Captain/District Commander. During his 25 year career he worked as a motorcycle officer and served as commander of the tactical section (s.w.a.t. & K9). After retirement Tony accepted a position as an advisor to the Bosnia-Herzegovina National Police Department in Sarajevo. Presently Tony is a community columnist for the Carolina Forest Chronicle newspaper.
Tony graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a BS degree and completed graduate studies in Forensic Science at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. He served as the Police Liaison with the County Department of Transportation and the County School System. In addition he was previously trained and certified as an Accident Reconstructionist by the Maryland State Police. Tony served for 6 years as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard assigned to an infantry company.
Tony served as the community representative to the Montgomery Village Foundation Board of Directors. He was an 11 year member of an HOA board of directors in Ocean City Maryland, five of those years as president.