DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, & REGULATION

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[photo, Leonard J. Howie III, Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation] LEONARD J. HOWIE III, Esq.
Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation, 2012-15
Deputy Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation, 2007-11
Commissioner of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation, 2007

Deputy Secretary for Operations, Department of Human Resources, 2011-12

Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, October 10, 2012 to January 20, 2015. Deputy Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, 2007-11. Commissioner of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, 2007. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2012-15; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2012-15. Chair, Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud, 2012-15. Co-Chair, Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2012-15.


Member, Task Force to Study Economic Development and Apprenticeships, 2012-13; Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2012-14; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 2012-15; Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code Advisory Council, 2012-15; Maryland Commission on Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence, 2012-15; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2012-15; Maryland Health Care Reform Coordinating Council, 2012-15; Governor's Commission on Hispanic Affairs, 2012-15; State Coordinating Committee for Human Services Transportation, 2012-15; Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center Governing Board, 2012-15; Maryland Advisory Commission on Manufacturing Competitiveness, 2012-15; Maryland Integrated Map Executive Committee, 2012-15; Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office Advisory Board, 2012-15; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2012-15; State Board of Pilots, 2012-15; Pricing and Selection Committee for the Employment Works Program, 2012-15; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2012-15; Governor's Commission on Small Business, 2012-15; Governorís Warrior to Worker Council, 2012-15; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2012-15. Board of Directors, Maryland Workforce Corporation, 2012-15. Member, Task Force to Study Temporary Disability Insurance Programs and the Process for Assisting Individuals with Disabilities at Local Departments of Social Services, 2013-14; Task Force to Study Licensing and Continuing Education Requirements for Electricians, 2013-14; Clean Energy Technical Education Task Force, 2013-14; Commission to Study the Regulation of Payroll Services, 2013-14; Task Force to Study the Applicability of the Maryland Prevailing Wage Law, 2013-14; Maryland Veterans Trust, 2013-15. Co-Chair, Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Stakeholder Work Group, 2013-15. Member, Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2014-15; Council on Open Data, 2014-15; Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders, 2014-15; Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, 2014-15.

Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Evaluations, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, Judiciary of Maryland, 2001-04.

Attorney/advisor, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 2004-07.

Deputy Secretary for Operations, Department of Human Resources, November 2011 to October 9, 2012.

Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, 2015-.

Born in Warren, Ohio, October 2, 1962. University of Cincinnati, B.A. (economics), 1984. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1984-89 (reserves, 1989-92). Georgetown University, M.B.A., 1993; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1993. Legal clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1990-93. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1994. Attorney. Associate, Law Offices of Bravitt C. Manley, Jr., P.C., 1993-95. Senior Business Ethics Consultant and Acting Director of Character Education, Ethics Resource Center, Inc., 1995-98. Adjunct faculty and program advisor, University of the District of Columbia, 1998-2002. Education and Strategic Planning Consultant, 1998-2002. Case Law Editor, Lexis-Nexis Publishing, 2000-02. Board of Directors (vice-chair), Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, 2004-08. Maryland Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellow, Center for Dispute Resolution, University of Maryland School of Law, 2013. Married; three children.

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