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Adrian Boafo has called

Bowie home his entire life.

Adrian Boafo has called Bowie home his entire life.  Elected in 2019, Adrian serves as the Mayor Pro Tem and District 3 Councilmember for the City of Bowie. 


After graduating from DeMatha Catholic High School, Adrian studied at the University of Baltimore, graduating in 2016 with a Bachelors in Government & Public Policy. During his undergraduate career, Adrian was an active student leader, serving as the university's first African-American Student Government President. He was then appointed by the University System of Maryland Student Council to serve as the Vice President of Undergraduate Affairs, advocating on behalf of students enrolled in all 12 of Maryland’s public institutions. In 2019, Adrian received his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) at American University's Kogod School of Business.


Adrian has spent his professional career working for Members of the United States House of Representatives. He began his service with the House Democratic Caucus as a press intern under the leadership of then-Representative Xavier Becerra (CA-34) and later joined the office of Congressman Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) working as a National Press Assistant. Currently, Adrian works as Campaign Manager of Hoyer for Congress, the Maryland political organization and campaign representing Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05). 

Adrian believes that all families in Bowie ought to have a seat at the table...

Adrian believes that all families in Bowie ought to have a seat at the table, and is committed to fighting for District 3 residents by finding innovative ways to increase property values, ensuring development is reasonable and environmentally sustainable and supporting Bowie's reliable core services. 


Adrian also serves on the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB), the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for metropolitan Washington.