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[photo, Gregg L. Hershberger, Maryland Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services] GREGG L. HERSHBERGER
Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services, 2013-14
Deputy Secretary for Operations, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 2013

Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, December 12, 2013 to December 5, 2014. Resigned December 5, 2014. Deputy Secretary for Operations, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, November to December 12, 2013. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2013-14; Governor's Overdose Prevention Council, 2014. Chair, Correctional Training Commission, 2013-14; Task Force to Study the Laws and Policies Relating to Representation of Indigent Criminal Defendants by the Office of the Public Defender, 2013-14. Co-Chair, Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2013-14.



Member, Maryland State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, 2013-14; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 2013-14; Cease Fire Council, 2013-14; Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 2013-14; State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2013-14; Governor's Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013-14; Maryland State Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, 2013-14; Governor's Family Violence Council, 2013-14; Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, 2013-14; Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2013-14; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2013-14; Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-14; Maryland Integrated Map Executive Committee, 2013-14; Task Force on Military Service Members, Veterans, and the Courts, 2013-14; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2013-14; Police Training Commission, 2013-14; Pricing and Selection Committee for the Employment Works Program, 2013-14; Pricing Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, 2013-14. Member, Sexual Offender Advisory Board, 2013-14; Maryland Commission on Suicide Prevention, 2013-14; Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, 2013-14; State Board of Victim Services, 2013-14; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2013-14; Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2014; Governor's Commission to Reform Maryland's Pretrial System, 2014; Council on Open Data, 2014.

Correctional officer and classification counselor, 1982-2001, case management supervisor, 2001-05, Maryland Correctional Training Center, Hagerstown. Administrator, Harold E. Donnell Pre-Release Facility, Maryland Correctional Training Center, 2005-06. Assistant Warden, 2006-09, and Warden, 2009-13, Roxbury Correctional Institution. Regional Executive Director, Northern Region, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 2013.

Born in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, 1954. Elizabethtown College, B.A., 1976. Correctional Officer, Franklin County Prison, Pennsylvania, 1976-81. Married; two children, two grandchildren.

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