Currently serving his second four-year term as North Beach Town Councilman. Current board member of the Calvert County Economic Development Authority (2008-Present). Current Chair of the Southern Maryland Workforce Development Board (2008 - Present). Currently serving on the MML Board of Directors as a member at large (2013 - Present). Past member of the Convention Planning Committee. Successfully completed the Academy of Excellence in 2013. Past President of the Southern Maryland Municipal Association (2012 - 2013). Past Southern Maryland District Vice-President (2014-2016). Councilmember Benton has 18 years experience as a full-time realtor with Home Towne Real Estate. He has an amazing wife and four kids and truly enjoys serving on the MML Board of Directors.