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[photo, Martin W. Walsh, Jr., Maryland Secretary of the Environment] MARTIN W. WALSH, JR.
Secretary of the Environment, 1987-90

Secretary of General Services, 1990-95



Secretary of the Environment, 1987-90. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1987-90. Member, Regional Planning Council, 1987-89. Chair, Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1987-90. Member, Governor's Council on the Chesapeake Bay, 1987-90. Board of Trustees, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 1987-90. Member, Herring Run Public Watershed Association Commission, 1987-90; Lead Paint Poisoning Commission, 1987-90; Governor's Advisory Committee on Maritime Archeology, 1987-90; Northeast Ozone Transport Commission, 1987-90; Governor's Pesticide Council, 1987-90; Scenic and Wild Rivers Review Board, 1987-90; State Soil Conservation Committee, 1987-90. Board of Directors, World Trade Center Institute, 1987-90. Member, Baltimore Regional Council of Governments, 1989-90; Governor's Commission on Growth in the Chesapeake Bay Region, 1989-90.

Secretary of General Services, 1990-95. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1990-95; Governor's Subcabinet for Energy Management, 1990-95. Member, Maryland Underground Storage Tank Task Force, 1990-91; Executive Agency Recycling Coordinating Council, 1990-92; Governor's Construction Industry Employers' Advisory Council, 1990-94. Chair, Council on the State Capital, 1990-95; Governor's Mansion Trust, 1990-95. Member, Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1990-95; State Commission on the Capital City, 1990-95; Commission on Correctional Standards, 1990-95; Maryland Food Center Authority, 1990-95; General Professional Services Selection Board, 1990-95; Hall of Records Commission, 1990-95; Maryland Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 1990-95; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 1990-95; Pricing and Selection Committee for Rehabilitation and Employment Programs, 1990-95; Pricing Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, 1990-95; Procurement Advisory Council, 1990-95;Interagency Committee on School Construction, 1990-95; Executive Management Board for the State Multi-Service Centers, 1990-95; State Use Industries Advisory Committee, 1990-95. Member, Information Technology Board, 1993-95; Interagency Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Committee, 1994-95.

Member, World War II Memorial Commission.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, April 25,1939. Attended St. Peter's Preparatory School, Jersey City, New Jersey; U.S. Military Academy, West Point, B.S., 1961; Iowa State University, M.S. (civil engineering), 1966. Graduate of Army Command and General Staff College. Served in Vietnam, 1967-68, and 1969-70, in command of an Army combat engineer company and as a battalion operations officer. Awarded Legion of Merit (2); Bronze Star Medal (4); Vietnam Service Medal - six campaigns. Engineer fiscal planner and programmer, U.S. Army, Europe, at Heidelberg, Germany, 1976-78. Commander, 8th Armored Engineer Battalion, Ft. Hood, Texas, 1978-81. Facilities Engineer, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 1982-83. Commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground, 1983-84. Commander and District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, 1984-87. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers. President, Baltimore Post, Society of American Military Engineers, 1985-86. Engineer of the Year, Greater Baltimore Engineer Council, 1986-87; Government Engineer of the Year, Maryland Society of Professional Engineers, 1986-87. State Engineer of the Year, Baltimore Chapter, National Society of Professional Engineers, 1990.

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