DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

SECRETARIES

FORMER SECRETARIES


[photo, William K. Hellmann, Maryland Secretary of Transportation] WILLIAM K. HELLMANN
Secretary of Transportation, 1984-87
Chief, Interstate Division for Baltimore City, State Highway Administration, 1978-84

Secretary of Transportation, April 1984 to April 21, 1987. Resigned April 21, 1987. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1984-87. Chair, Maryland Transportation Authority, 1984-87. Member, Export Coal Task Force, 1984-85; Fiscal Review Committee, 1984-86; Maryland Council on the Economy, Environment, and Energy Production, 1984-87. Board of Directors, Maryland Economic Development Corporation, 1984-87. Member, Maryland Executive Fellows Program Commission, 1984-87; Emergency Management Advisory Council, 1984-87; Maryland Highway Safety Coordinating Committee, 1984-87; State Development Council, 1984-87; Procurement Advisory Council, 1984-87; Interdepartmental Committee for Telecommunications Master Planning, 1984-87. Chair, Task Force on Uniform Procedures for Motor Carriers, 1986-87. Member, Governor's Special Committee on the Port of Baltimore, 1987.


Member, Maryland Stadium Authority, 1988-2000. Chair, Governor's Transportation Revenue Committee, 1990-91. Member, Maryland Port Commission, 1991-94. Chair, Governor's Task Force on Privatization, 1992. Chair, Subcommittee on the Environment and Economic Development, 1994-96, of State Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Commission. Co-Chair, Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999. Chair, Transportation Opportunities Committee of Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2000. Co-Chair, Transit Policy Panel, 2000. Member, Commission on Maryland's Fiscal Structure, 2002-03. Chair, Transportation Task Force, 2003. Vice-Chair, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Governance Study Group, 2005. Member, Maryland Highway Centennial Executive Committee, 2007-08; Maryland Transportation Authority, 2013-17.

Transportation advisor to Baltimore City Mayor, 1979-83. Member, Energy Commission, Baltimore City, 1981-83.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1943. University of Maryland, B.S. (civil engineering), 1965. Served in Maryland Army National Guard. Partner emeritus, Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP, a Baltimore-based consulting engineering firm, 2003. President, Maryland Association of Engineers, 1982. Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park. Young Engineer of the Year, National Society of Professional Engineers, 1977. Regional Visionary Award, Greater Baltimore Committee, 2001. Meritorious Service to the Civil Engineering Profession, Maryland Section, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2004. Married; four children.

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