Robert C. Willey
Mayor Robert C. Willey is a life-long resident of Talbot County. He attended schools in Easton and graduated from Easton High School in 1959. In April 1961, Mayor Willey started work at then, Waverly Press and was employed there for 41 years until retiring in March 2002. His primary responsibilities included book fulfillment, traffic, employee safety, environmental regulations, permits and setting up a worldwide distribution system. Waverly’s distribution systems became more cost efficient and reliable than the U.S. Postal Service and were later copied by Waverly’s competitors.
While serving as Mayor of Easton, he has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors, Maryland Municipal League 2007-2008 and 2017-2018, Vice-President of Eastern Shore Association of Municipalities 2007-2008, Past President ESAM, Member of Government Advisory Committee for the Chesapeake Bay Commission for 12 years, and as MML District 2 Vice President 2017, 2018.