[photo, Frederick W. Puddester, Maryland Secretary of Budget and Management] FREDERICK W. PUDDESTER
Secretary of Budget & Management, 1996-2000

Secretary of Budget and Management, July 1, 1996 to May 31, 2000. Secretary of Budget and Fiscal Planning, June 12-30, 1996.

Senior Analyst, Department of Fiscal Services, 1979-88. Director, Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration, Department of the Environment, 1988-89. Director of Finance, Department of Budget and Fiscal Planning, 1989-91. Member, Executive Task Force to Study the Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 1991-92. Deputy Secretary, Department of Budget and Fiscal Planning, 1991-94. Chair, Board of Trustees, Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans, 1993-95. Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, 1995-96.

Member, Governor's Task Force on Children, Youth, and Families Systems Reform, 1996. Chair, Partnership Policy Council on Block Grants, 1996-98. Member, State Use Industries Advisory Committee, 1996-99. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1996-2000; Governor's Subcabinet for Children, Youth, and Families, 1996-2000; Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, 1996-2000; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1996-2000; Capital Debt Affordability Committee, 1996-2000; Commission on Correctional Standards, 1996-2000; Procurement Advisory Council, 1996-2000; State Employees' Health Insurance Advisory Council, 1996-2000; State Information Technology Board, 1996-2000; Interdepartmental Committee for Minority Affairs, 1996-2000; Board of Trustees of the State Retirement and Pension System, 1996-2000; Board of Revenue Estimates, 1996-2000. Chair, Board of Trustees, Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans, 1996-2007. Member, Task Force to Study the Preservation and Enhancement of Maryland's Heritage Resources, 1998-99 (chair, enhancement & sustainability committee); Task Force on High-Speed Network Development, 1998-2000; Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation Subcabinet, 1998-2000. Chair, Statewide 800-Megahertz Communications System Oversight Committee, 1999. Member, Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Commission on Education Finance, Equity, and Excellence, 1999-2000; Governor's Task Force to Study the Injured Workers' Insurance Fund, 1999-2000; State Labor Relations Board, 1999-2000; Governor's Year 2000 Readiness Task Force, 1999-2000. Board of Directors, Assistive Technology Guaranteed Loan Program, 1999-2000.

Co-Chair, Task Force for Restoration of Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse and Courthouse East, 2001-03. Member, Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission, 2001-07. Chair, Commission on Maryland's Fiscal Structure, 2002-03; Nominating Committee for Board of Directors of CareFirst, Inc., 2003. Member, Spending Affordability Committee, 2003-10; William Donald Schaefer Scholarship Advisory Council, 2004-; Interagency Committee on School Construction, 2005-11; Maryland Stadium Authority, 2007-11 (chair, 2007-08). Chair, State Health Services Cost Review Commission, 2010-11. Member, Maryland Health Care Reform Coordinating Council, 2010-.

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 27, 1955. University of Vermont, B.A. (political science), 1977; Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University, M.A. (public policy), 1979. Director, Budget and Financial Planning, The Johns Hopkins University, 2000-07. Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, 2007-. Married; two children.

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