County Executive Alsobrooks Announces New Municipal Affairs Liaison

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LARGO, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced today that Doretea L. Burton began serving as the new Municipal Affairs Liaison with the Prince George’s County Office of the County Executive, Office of Stakeholder Engagement and Affairs on Monday, May 20, 2024.  

“We are excited to have Doretea serve in this new capacity,” said Alsobrooks. “Having worked with our various stakeholder groups, she has a stellar track record of diligence and creativity. Moving into the Municipal Affairs Liaison position is a natural progression, and I look forward to seeing the work that will be done to continue building a bridge between my office and the municipalities we serve.”

In this role, Ms. Burton will serve as the conduit for the 27 municipal leaders and the Office of the County Executive. These 27 unique communities are microcosms of the excellence in the whole of Prince George’s County. Ensuring that the mayors, municipal leaders, and staff have a dedicated connection to the Alsobrooks Administration has been and remains a priority for County Executive Alsobrooks.

Ms. Burton most recently served as the Special Projects Liaison on the Stakeholder Engagement and Affairs team. In this capacity, she was tasked with creating and executing flagship engagements and community programs for County stakeholders. An able and creative project developer and manager, Ms. Burton created innovative initiatives and new systems and processes to meet the needs of the stakeholders served by the Office of the County Executive.

“I am looking forward to Doretea’s continued zeal, program management, and innovativeness, which she has championed for all things under the Stakeholder Engagement & Affairs banner,” said Sonja Welborne-Rice, Director of the Office of Stakeholder Engagement and Affairs. “Without a doubt, in her new role as Municipal Liaison, she will continue to contribute these outstanding attributes and more as she engages our 27 Municipal leaders.”

A writer, project creator and manager, public speaker, conference leader, and divorce coach, Ms. Burton describes herself as multi-passionate. Prior to joining County Government, she spent two decades as a home educator and leader of a home teaching organization whose mission was to train parents on how to creatively engage their scholars. Doretea has found her life’s purpose in advocating for children, families, and communities.