Commissioners

Lewes, Delaware

term expires July 1, 2022

Theodore W. Becker

Commissioner

Education

  • George Washington University, Public Administration
  • Ohio State University, B.S. Occupational Therapy

 Professional Experience 

  • Lewes City Mayor, 2014 – Present 
  • Lewes City Council Member, 2004 – Present    
  • Sales Manager, Nationwide Distributor of Textiles & Wall Coverings (1983–2002)
  • Program Manager, Division of States, U.S. Department of Education (1979-1982)

Civic and Community Affiliations

  • Delaware River and Bay Authority Commissioner, 2021 – present 
  • Beebe Medical Center Foundation Board, 2005 – Present
  • Delaware Healthcare Commission, Sussex County Representative 2005 – Present
  • Delaware Health Resources Board (DHRB), 2016 – Present
  • Beebe Medical Center Finance Committee, 2009 – Present
  • Delaware League of Local Governments    (DLLG) Delaware Founders Insurance Trust – Chair - 2007 – Present
  • Past President, Sussex County Association of Towns (SCAT)
  • Past Chairman, Association of Coastal Towns (ACT)
  • Past Member of Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN)
  • Past Member of the United Way of Delaware
  • Lewes Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Secretary – 2011 – 2014

Military Service

  • U.S. Army Reserves, 1978 – 1996:  last assignment Executive Officer of 100th Station Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  Retired with rank of Lt. Colonel
  • U.S. Army Active Duty, 1969 – 1978:  last assignment Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.  Attained rank of Captain