Beryl L. Feinberg

Elected first in 2013 and then re-elected in 2015 and 2019, Beryl L. Feinberg is serving her third term on the Rockville City Council.

During her six years on the council, she served as council liaison to the Human Services Advisory Commission, Recreation and Park Advisory Board, Sign Review Board, Rockville Sister Cities Corporation the Financial Advisory Board and as a member of the city's Retirement Board.

While in office, Feinberg demonstrated her expertise in policy analysis, fiscally responsible budgeting, procurement reforms, inclusionary hiring practices, and balancing the need for economic growth with school capacity. She launched the opioid prevention program, strengthened emergency preparedness, and championed neighborhood concerns.

Following an appointment by the Maryland Municipal League to the Homeland Emergency Preparedness Ad Hoc Committee in 2018, she now chairs this working committee. MML represents and advocates for Maryland’s 157 towns and cities.

Prior to her election, Feinberg served on Rockville’s Board of Supervisors of Elections, the city’s Budget and Finance Task Force and the Rockville Summit on Economic Development. She attended the Rockville University program, where she learned more about our city’s services, parks and government.


Feinberg has served as board chair of Montgomery Hospice and on the board of the Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families. For many years, she served on the board of Temple Shalom. She is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery.

Feinberg holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from the School of International Service at The American University, a master’s degree in library science from Catholic University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, College Park.

She has worked in both the private and government sectors. In 1989, she began a career with Montgomery County government, working in operational, management and senior executive positions in the Department of Libraries, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Management and Budget. In 2012, Feinberg was named Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of Montgomery County’s Department of General Services. She retired in 2017.

A Rockville resident since 1994, Beryl and her husband, Ed, live in the Orchard Ridge neighborhood. They have one son, Jeremy, and a daughter-in-law, Daisy Zhang.