Council Basics

The Howard County Estate Planning Council was founded in 2014 by a multi-discipinary group of professionals who sought to establish a unique organization to strenghten local professional relationships, provide enhanced education, and weave community philanthropic support into its activities. Since that time, the Council has grown to 100 members, has transitioned to new leadership and most importantly, has met the goals set by the Founders by all measures.

Council members are accountants, attorneys, bankers, financial planners, insurance professionals, philanthropic professionals, trusts and estates managers, valuations experts and professionals in related fields, A full calendar of education and networking events is planned each year. 

The Council accepts applications from prospective new members throughout the year and the Board of Directors considers applications at each meeting. Members are invited to get involved right away by joining a committee and attending events.

The Council hosts a full calendar of meetings and events, including at least four educational programs and two networking events throughout the year.