DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET & MANAGEMENT

DEFUNCT AGENCIES


APPLICATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

BROADBAND COMMITTEE
Richard Rose, Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, completed its work by Dec. 2000.

CENTER FOR CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Center for Continuous Quality Improvement began as Employee Development and Training, organized as Work Force Quality in 1992, and assumed its current name in 1997. This office oversaw Employee Development Center and coordinated State Quality Initiative. It also custom designed training programs and provided consultant services to federal, State and local government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Director coordinated training and employee awards programs statewide.

Under Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, disbanded in Aug. 2003.

CLERICAL WORKERS CAREER ADVANCEMENT TASK FORCE
In 1997, Department of Budget and Management started Clerical Workers Career Advancement Task Force with representation from Maryland Higher Education Commission, University System of Maryland, area community colleges, and American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Task Force charge was to identify what clerical and secretarial positions of Executive Branch would benefit from skills enhancement and training. Task Force also was to examine impediments to career advancement; devise innovative training to enhance skills and enable employees to advance in their careers; and consider feasibility of enrolling employees in college courses.

On Jan. 1, 1998, submitted report to House Appropriations Committee.

CONTRACTS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Within Office of Information Technology, restructured as Project Management Office under Strategic Planning in July 2005.

COUNCIL ON MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTIVITY
Council on Management and Productivity formed as Governor's Council on Management and Productivity: A Public-Private Enterprise, established by Governor in May 1995 (Executive Orders 01.01.1995.12/ 23). Council reorganized in 1996 under its present name within Department of Budget and Management (Chapter 171, Acts of 1996). In 2002, Council's duties and structure were altered (Chapter 126, Acts of 2002).

From business community, nonprofit organizations, government entities, and public, Council sought innovative ways for State to use its resources efficiently. Council evaluated structure and management of State government and recommends public-private alternatives for administration of State programs and for management and ownership of State real property assets. Council also examined government contracting policies and procedures. Council subcommittees reviewed operations of individual agencies and recommend improvements.

Council had nineteen members. Ten were appointed by Governor who named chair. Four were named by Senate President, four by House Speaker, and one by Chief Judge of Court of Appeals.

Although authorization for Council extended to July 1, 2007, funds for Council were omitted from FY2004 State budget (Code State Government Article, secs. 9-1801 through 9-1812).

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Under Office of Information Technology, abolished in Nov. 2004.

DIVISION OF FISCAL PLANNING
Formerly under Office of Budget, functions assumed by Office of Budget Analysis in July 1996.

DIVISION OF OPERATING BUDGET
Formerly under Office of Budget, functions assumed by Office of Budget Analysis in July 1996.

DIVISION OF POLICY ANALYSIS
In Jan. 2005, restructured as Division of Procurement Policy and Administration.

E-COMMERCE COMMITTEE
Peter Franchot, Co-Chair
Major F. Riddick, Jr., Co-Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, concluded its work in 1999.

EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT & STATE FACILITIES TEAM
Under Office of Capital Budgeting, disbanded in Nov. 2009.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES COMMITTEE
Dyan Brasington, Co-Chair
Donald N. Langenberg, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, concluded its work in 1999.

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING INSTITUTE
Employee Development and Training Institute began in 1995 as Employee Development Division in Department of Personnel. As Employee Development and Training Division, it transferred to Department of Budget and Management in 1996. Shortly thereafter, Division reorganized as Employee Development and Training Institute.

Institute was responsible for Employee Development Center, Club Maryland, Incentive and Innovative Idea Awards Program,Service Awards Program,and Quality Improvement Program. Institute also coordinated training and employee awards program and State Quality Initiative (Code State Personnel & Pensions Article, secs. 10-101 through 10-404).

Abolished July 1, 2005.

ENABLING SERVICES & ADMINISTRATION
Under Telecommunications, renamed Enabling Technologies and Administration in 2004.

ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SERVICES
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS
Under Office of Information Technology, reorganized as Enterprise Information Services in Nov. 2004.

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING SERVICES
Under Office of Information Technology, renamed Enterprise Infrastructure Services in Jan. 2003.

FINANCIAL SERVICES
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology as Fiscal Services in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

GOVERNOR'S QUALITY COUNCIL
Governor's Quality Council organized in 1992 as State Quality Council (Executive Order 01.01.1992.15). It reorganized as Governor's Quality Council in Oct. 1995 (Executive Order 01.01.1995.26). Council was formed to make State government efficient and cost-effective by establishing total quality processes (also known as continuous quality improvement).

Continuous Quality Improvement helps management assess customer service levels and then redirect efforts towards a higher level of service that meets and exceeds customer's requirements and expectations. Involving all managers and employees, it strives for continuous improvement achieved through teamwork. Continuous Quality Improvement was coordinated by Department through Governor's Quality Council.

On Council, each State agency was represented by its quality improvement coordinator.

HEALTH, PUBLIC SAFETY & CAPITAL GRANTS TEAM
Under Office of Capital Budgeting, disbanded in Nov. 2009.

HEALTH COMMITTEE
Asa (Jack) Frost, Chair (410) 767-6989
Under State Information Technology Board, Committee concluded its work in 1999.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER
Under Employee Development and Training Institute, incorporated into other training programs in 1997.

INTERNET CRIME COMMITTEE
Timothy S. Smith, Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, Committee concluded its work in 1999.

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Under Office of Information Technology, reorganized as Strategic Planning in July 2005.

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
Under Deputy Secretary, renamed Government Relations in Feb. 2015.

LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN) ADMINISTRATION & SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Office of Information Technology, reorganized as Network Services in 2004.

MANAGEMENT & LABOR SERVICES DIVISION
Under Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, reorganized as Management and Personnel Services Division in July 2002.

MANAGEMENT & PERSONNEL SERVICES DIVISION
Under Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, restructured in Nov. 2012 as two divisions: Personnel Services, and Shared Services.

MARYLAND EMPLOYMENT CENTER
Under Recruitment and Examination Division of Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, replaced by an unstaffed Recruitment Kiosk in May 2005. Kiosk is located at 300 West Preston Street, in Baltimore, on first floor to right of visitors' waiting area.

MARYLAND UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT (UCITA) COMMITTEE
Under State Information Technology Board, completed its work by Dec. 2000.

MARYLAND UNIFORM ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ACT (UETA) & DIGITAL SIGNATURE COMMITTEE
W. Kevin Hughes, Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, completed its work by Dec. 2000.

MARYLAND YEAR-2000 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Under Office of Information Technology, completed its work in Aug. 2000.

NETWORK & TECHNICAL SERVICES
Under Telecommunications, renamed Enterprise Networking Services in 1996.

NETWORKS DIVISION
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

OFFICE OF BUDGET
Renamed Office of Budget Analysis in July 1996.

OFFICE OF CAPITAL BUDGET
Renamed Office of Capital Budgeting in 1997.

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Renamed Office of Personnel Services and Benefits on June 1, 1998.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Established as Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL TASK FORCE
Heinrich J. (Rick) Losemann, Jr., Chair (410) 767-3488; e-mail:
rlosemann@dbm.state.md.us

In Nov. 2008, Performance Appraisal Task Force was established by Memorandum of Understanding entered into by State of Maryland Professional Employees Council. Its members represented human resources units of State government agencies and various labor organizations.

Some Task Force recommendations were enacted into law in 2010 (Chapter 142, Acts of 2010).

PERSONNEL CONSULTING DIVISION
Under Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, abolished July 2002; functions transferred to Management and Personnel Services Division.

PLANNING, POLICY, & STANDARDS
Under Office of Information Technology, functions assigned to Information Technology Investment Management in July 2002.

PLANNING, STANDARDS, & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Under Office of Information Technology, renamed Planning, Policy, and Standards in July 1999.

PRIVACY COMMITTEE
Timothy D. Baker, Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, concluded its work in 1999.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT OFFICE
Under Office of Information Technology, completed its work in Aug. 2000.

SALARY ADMINISTRATION & POSITION CLASSIFICATION DIVISION
Under Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, renamed Classification and Salary Division in Nov. 2007.

SCHOOLS COMMITTEE
Under State Information Technology Board, completed its work by Dec. 2000.

SECURITY & ARCHITECTURE
Under Office of Information Technology, disbanded in July 2005.

STATE EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE ADVISORY COUNCIL
In 1985, State Employees' Health Insurance Advisory Council was created (Chapter 217, Acts of 1985). Council advised the Secretary of Budget and Management on implementation, maintenance, negotiations, and administration of State Employees' Health Insurance Program. Council also advised Secretary on procedure for soliciting bids from health care providers for a contract under Program; types of providers contracted to provide health care benefits; and amounts of those benefits.

Council authorization was repealed in 2008 (Chapter 68, Acts of 2008).

STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Organized in July 2002 under Office of Information Technology, disbanded in Nov. 2004.

STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD
Coordinator: Joanne G. Rusk (410) 260-7863; e-mail:
jrusk@dbm.state.md.us

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms:
Vacancy, Chair (chosen by Governor)
John P. Thompson, 2001; Jaye S. Gamble, 2002; Edward L. Maddox, 2005; Jane C. Philips, 2005; Bohdan Denysyk, Ph.D., 2006; Michael L. Gosse, Ph.D., 2006; Shelonda Stokes, 2006; Leslie C. Bauer, 2007; Laura Kittleman Yeatts, 2007; four vacancies.

Appointed by Senate President: Patrick J. Hogan; Leonard H. Teitelbaum.

Appointed by House Speaker: Peter Franchot; Samuel I. Rosenberg.

Appointed by Chief Judge, Court of Appeals: Philip S. Braxton

Ex officio: John T. Salmon, designee of Comptroller of Maryland; Cecilia Januszkiewicz, Secretary of Budget & Management; Aris Melissaratos, Secretary of Business & Economic Development; Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools; Boyd K. Rutherford, Secretary of General Services; S. Anthony McCann, Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Christopher J. McCabe, Secretary of Human Resources; Audrey E. Scott, Secretary of Planning; Mary Ann Saar, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services; Thomas E. (Tim) Hutchins, Secretary of State Police; Robert L. Flanagan, Secretary of Transportation; Calvin W. Burnett, Ph.D., Secretary of Higher Education; William E. Kirwan, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of Maryland; Phillip A. Singerman, Ph.D., Executive Director, Maryland Technology Development Corp.

Governor created State Information Technology Board in 1993 (Executive Order 01.01.1993.06). In 1994, it was established by statute (Chapter 493, Acts of 1994). Board advised Chief of Information Technology on Master Plan of Information Technology and such other matters as Chief requested. In 1999, Board was further mandated to study and make recommendations concerning Internet-based acts, including commerce, transgressions against user privacy, crime, and uses in health care industry (Chapter 656, Acts of 1999).

Board consisted of thirty-four members. Fifteen members were appointed to three-year terms by Governor with Senate advice and consent. Senate President and House Speaker each appointed two members and Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals appointed one. Fourteen served ex officio. Governor named chair (Code State Finance & Procurement Article, secs. 3-406 through 3-411).

Board last met in 2004.

Authorization for Board was repealed in 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

STATE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
State Labor Relations Board was created within Department of Budget and Management in 1999 (Chapter 298, Acts of 1999). Board resolved disputes arising from interpretation of contracts negotiated between State and elected exclusive representatives of State employees.

Board consisted of five members. Four were appointed to six-year terms by Governor with Senate advice and consent. One served ex officio (Code State Personnel & Pensions Article, secs. 3-101 through 3-601).

Effective July 1, 2006, restructured as an independent unit of State government (Chapter 62, Acts of 2006).

STATEWIDE 800-MEGAHERTZ COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Chair: Frederick W. Puddester, Secretary of Budget & Management

Appointed by Secretary of Budget & Management: Stephen E. Allen, Sr.; Stanley K. Arthur; Robert R. Bass, M.D.; Robert Brady; George B. Brosan; Gilberto de Jesus; Randy Everett; John R. Frazier; Lewis E. Logan; David McMillion; Col. David B. Mitchell; John J. O'Neill, Jr.; Lawrence W. Priebe; Jonathan R. Seeman; Clay B. Stamp; Robert L. Swann; Mary Ann Viverette.

Appointed by Senate President: Patrick J. Hogan; Ida G. Ruben.

Appointed by House Speaker: Wheeler R. Baker; Mary-Dulany James.

At request of Legislature, Secretary of Budget and Management appointed Statewide 800-Megahertz Communications System Oversight Committee in June 1999. Committee was to plan how to develop and fund a statewide 800-megahertz wireless communication system.

Preliminary report submitted in June 1999, and final report on Dec. 30, 1999.

STRATEGIC PLANNING
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

TEAM C (TRANSPORTATION & ADMINISTRATION
Under Office of Budget Analysis, Team C provided budget analysis and assistance for the Office of Governor; Judiciary; Office of Comptroller; Department of General Services; Department of Planning; Department of Transportation; Office of Administrative Hearings; Maryland African American Museum Corporation; State Archives; State Department of Assessments and Taxation; Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund; Commission on Civil Rights; Maryland Energy Administration; State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency; Property Tax Assessment Appeals Boards; Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission; Maryland Tax Court; and Maryland Teachers and State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans.

TEAM D (BUDGET PREPARATION & FINANCIAL AGENCIES)
Under Office of Budget Analysis, Team D provided budget analysis and assistance to the General Assembly; Department of Budget and Management; and Department of Information Technology.

TEAM M (MANAGEMENT)
Under Office of Budget Analysis, Team M researched fiscal issues, and made economic forecasts for State revenues, expenditures, debt, and aid to local governments. Its fiscal planners oversaw disparity grants to counties, security interest filing fees, and the State Reserve Fund Account, which includes the Rainy Day Fund, Dedicated Purpose Fund, Economic Development Opportunities Fund, and Catastrophic Event Fund.

Team M also provided budget analysis and assistance to the State Treasurer; Interagency Committee on School Construction; Department of Housing and Community Development; State Board of Elections; Maryland Food Center Authority; Maryland Insurance Administration; and Maryland Stadium Authority.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Telecommunications, renamed Voice and Technical Services in July 2002.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Telecommunications formed as Telecommunications Division in Department of General Services. Division became Office of Telecommunications Management in 1986, when General Assembly expanded Department responsibilities for telecommunications management to provide guidelines and central direction to all State agencies in procurement, use, and maintenance of communication systems. Office reorganized as Telecommunications in 1990. It joined Department of Budget and Management in 1996 under Office of Information Technology, and was placed under Department Information Technology in 2002.

Voice, video, wireless, data and other electronic communication services, including MARCOM (an integrated digital State communications network), were coordinated by Telecommunications (Code State Finance & Procurement Article, secs. 4-901 through 4-904). State of Maryland Telephone Directory also was produced by this office for State agencies.

Under Telecommunications were three units: Enabling Technologies and Administration; Telecommunications Access of Maryland; and Wireless Services.

Under Office of Information Technology, disbanded in Jan. 2005.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS OF MARYLAND
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (
Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROCUREMENT
Formerly under Telecommunications, functions transferred in 1997 to Procurement Unit under Division of Policy Analysis.

TELEWORK STEERING COMMITTEE
Appointed by Secretary of Budget & Management:
Chair: Jeane C. Guy, State Teleworking Coordinator
Frank Babusci; Carl L. Bart; Bernadette T. Benik; Iris Birenbaum; Jana Corn Burch; Norval E. Byrd; Danette Campell; Kevin Combs; Robert Crocetti; Mary J. Darling; Col. Milton Davis; Thomas Dixon; Karen Drake; Ozzie Edmondson; Rosemary Falck; Mark Feinroth; Linda Fike; John Flynn; Ronald Forsythe; Leslie Friedman; Stephanie Garrity; Stuart Goldberg; Armada F. Grant; John Grap; Sharon Graurer; Robert R. Hagans, Jr.; Michael T. Halpin; Ronald Heacock; Cecilia Januszkiewicz; David Jordan; Carol Kaiser; Ronald A. Karasic; Dennis J. Krysiak; Harold M. Kushner; Elliot Lasson; William Leimbach; Kathy Marr; Kenneth McNeill; Dennis Mesko; Sara Miller; Jake Mohorovic; Richard Montgomery; Christine Morris; Tanya Page; George Raley; Julian Rosemond; Sandy Sieglein; John Simkins; Benny F. Short; Eva M. Staubitz; Candida S. Steel; Donald Tynes; Beverly D. Valcovic; Gil Weidenfeld; Rodney J. Wiesinger; Thomas Wilkinson; Clolita Williams; Jeanne M. Zarnoch.

In 1999, Telework Steering Committee began its work (Chapter 466, Acts of 1999). Committee assisted Secretary of Budget and Management in establishing telework programs in all executive branch agencies. It also was to gauge potential number of teleworkers in Executive Branch; determine cost effectiveness of teleworking; and, for agency managers, develop a list of teleworking benefits.

Authorization for Committee ended Sept. 30, 2001 (Code State Personnel & Pensions Article, sec. 2-806).

VOICE & CUSTOMER SERVICES
Renamed Technical Support Services under Telecommunications in 1997.

VOICE & TECHNICAL SERVICES
Under Telecommunications in Office of Information Technology, reorganized as Voice Services and moved to Enterprise Information Services in Nov. 2004.

WEB SYSTEMS
Under Office of Information Technology, transferred to Department of Information Technology in July 2008 (
Chapter 9, Acts of 2008).

WIRELESS COMMITTEE
Judith A. Wood, Chair
Under State Information Technology Board, Committee completed its work by Dec. 2000.

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SERVICES
Under Telecommunications, renamed Wireless Support Services in 1997.

WIRELESS SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Telecommunications, renamed Wireless Services in July 2002.

WORK FORCE QUALITY
Under Employee Development and Training Institute, renamed Center for Continuous Quality Improvement in 1997.

WORK GROUP FOR REORGANIZATION OPTIONS (DHMH)
Work Group for Reorganization Options met beginning in May 2002 to look at ways of restructuring Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Preliminary report submitted in Nov. 2002. Last met in Jan. 2003.

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