M.C. moved to Frederick County almost 30 years ago with her husband Brent Ayer. They have three children, Brendan, Alex and Brigid, all graduates of Frederick County Public Schools, all gainfully employed and all contributing to our community in their own special ways. M.C. worked part-time as a staffer in the campaign office of Congresswoman Beverly Byron after leaving Capitol Hill. M.C. served on the homeowners’ association in her neighborhood, in various roles, including President. She joined the PTA of her children’s schools and continued to work on the PTAs for over 20 years in various capacities. She also served on the PTA Council of Frederick County, first as Chair of the Legislative Issues Committee, and later as the 2nd Vice President in charge of all legislative issues and advocacy efforts.
M.C. Keegan-Ayer graduated from Bridgewater College, Bridgewater VA, with a degree in Education. She taught first grade for two years before leaving to work on Capitol Hill for ten years, first as a Legislative Assistant, then as a Legislative Director, and finished up as a lobbyist for an organization representing workers from across the U.S.