DOUG CYMEK, was elected to the City Council in 2008. Mr. Cymek has 38 years experience as a successful small business owner and operates a general contracting and construction management firm in Ocean City. He recently retired after 13 years as a Private Detective licensed by Maryland State Police. He has served several terms as the President of the Caine Keys II Civic Association and currently serves as Vice-President. He volunteers his time and supports many local causes. He served on the Town of Ocean City Noise Control Board from 1995 to 2010 and is a graduate of the Ocean City Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy, a recipient of the Governor’s Crime Prevention Award and a past member of the Seasonal Employee Quality of Life Task Force. He was the Neighborhood Watch Area Coordinator for Caine Keys II, 1994-1999, Recognized by OCPD Chief Bernadette DiPino for “Invaluable Assistance in the Apprehension of Two Serial Burglars” in 2006 and is a Member of the Police Commission. Mr. Cymek has been married to his wife, Vicki for 42 years and has two children (Kim & Steve), a son-in-law (Kevin), daughter-in-law (Michele) and eight grandchildren (Logan, Finley, Madilynn, Kevin, Matthew, Riley, Connor and Carrie).