Dennis Brady, At-Large Councilmember

Bowie City CouncilDennis Brady, At-Large Councilmember

Phone: 301-809-3029

Dennis' Background

Councilman Brady was elected as an At-Large Councilman on November 7, 2023. He previously served on the City Council as the District Six Councilman from April 1994 until April 2002 and as an At-Large Councilman from April 2002 until November 2015.

During his previous tenure on the City Council, Councilman Brady was very active in the Maryland Municipal League (MML) and the Prince George’s County Municipal Association (PGCMA). He spent many years on the Board of Directors for MML and was its president in 2006. He was president of PGCMA in 2010. During his last term on the Council (2013-2015), he represented the City on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Board of Directors.

Personal Information

Councilman Brady has been married to Kathy Discher Brady since November 1985. They have been residents of Bowie since December 1987.

Councilman Brady is the middle child of seven. His parents both served in the US Army during World War II; his father retired after 23 years of service. His mother was a licensed nurse. Kathy is the middle child of five. Her father was a Hospital Corpsman Chief in the US Navy, retiring with 20 years of service. Her mother was a licensed nurse.

Over the years, they have shared their home with their dogs, Old English Sheepdogs, all. Currently, Kismet and Webster are their four legged “children”.

Professional Experience

Councilman Brady is an Electrical Engineer with nearly 35 years of professional experience, mostly in the nuclear field. He spent 2 years working for Baltimore Gas and Electric (BG&E) at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. His last employer was the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the Reactor Engineering Group as an Electrical Engineer. He has his Professional Engineering (PE) license from the State of Maryland.

Councilman Brady spent over 6 years in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician (ET) in the Nuclear Power Program. He was a qualified Reactor Operator onboard the fleet ballistic missile submarine USS Alexander Hamilton, SSBN-617.


Councilman Brady graduated from North Carolina State University (NCSU) in May of 1984 with Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering (EE) and in Nuclear Engineering (NE). He received a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from Johns Hopkins University in May 1990.

Councilmember Brady is Council Liaison to the following committees: