M.C. Keegan-Ayer has long been a voice for balanced yet active community engagement. She has the knowledge and proven ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to resolve problems and get things done. During her tenure on the Council, as the Vice President she has been tasked with reaching out to various stakeholder groups to find compromises. She successfully navigates the opposition to resolve concerns and pass legislation to move Frederick County forward. She works with residents to help them find their voice to more effectively advocate for issues that concern them – to reach the quality of life they envision for their community.