DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

SECRETARY


[photo, Wendi W. Peters, Maryland Secretary of Planning] WENDI WAGNER PETERS, Secretary of Planning



Secretary of Planning since July 26, 2016. Acting Secretary of Planning, July 6 to July 26, 2016. Deputy Secretary of Planning, March 12, 2015 to July 6, 2016.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2016-17; Governor's Council on the Chesapeake Bay (Governor's Chesapeake Bay Cabinet), 2016-17; BayStat Subcabinet, 2016-17. Vice-Chair, Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2016-17. Chair, Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2016-17; Maryland Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 2016-17; Governor's Commission on Maryland Military Monuments, 2016-17. Board of Trustees, Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 2016-17. Member, Governor's Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture, 2016-17; Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, 2016-17; Bay Restoration Fund Advisory Committee, 2016-17; Commission on Climate Change, 2016-17; Coast Smart Council, 2016-17; Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, 2016-17; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2016-17; Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, 2016-17; Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities, 2016-17; Interagency Food Desert Advisory Committee, 2016-17; Maryland Green Building Council, 2016-17; State Coordinating Committee for Human Services Transportation, 2016-17; Advisory Committee for the Jefferson Patterson Historical Park and Museum, 2016-17; Maryland Military Installation Council, 2016-17; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2016-17; Council on Open Data, 2016-17; Patuxent River Commission, 2016-17; Principals' Staff Committee for Chesapeake Executive Council, 2016-17; Rural Legacy Board, 2016-17; Scenic and Wild Rivers Review Board, 2016-17; Interagency Committee on School Construction, 2016-17; State Center Executive Committee, 2016-17; State Highway Access Valuation Board, 2016-17; Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, 2016-17; Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2016-17.

Chair, Recycling and Sanitation Commission, Mount Airy, 1990-96. Board of Zoning Appeals, Mount Airy, 1997. Member, Planning Commission, Mount Airy, 1998-2004 (vice-chair, 2000-04). Member, Town Council, Mount Airy, 2004-12.

Advisory Committee to Community Legacy Board, 2006-07.

Born in Mount Airy, Maryland. Attended South Carroll High School, Sykesville, Maryland; Villa Julie College, A.A. (paralegal studies), 1983; Loyola University Maryland, B.A. (political science), 1990. Paralegal, Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, 1986-2015. Member, Maryland Municipal League (chair, communications committee, 2007-08). Member, Mount Airy Main Street Association; Mount Airy Historical Society. Fellow, Academy for Excellence in Local Government, University of Maryland. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2010, 2012. Extraordinary Achievement Award, Maryland Recycling Network, 2011. Inductee, Mount Airy Hall of Fame, 2011. Married; one son.

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