MARYLAND & THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, & TASK FORCES

CHESAPEAKE & OHIO CANAL NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK COMMISSION

George E. Lewis, Jr., Chair (chosen by U.S. Secretary of the Interior)

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Governor of Maryland: Angela O. Hummer; Roderick C. Mackler.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Governor of Virginia: David G. Brickley; Stella M. Koch.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Governor of West Virginia: Mark T. Cucuzzella, M.D.; Clifford W. Smith.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Mayor of District of Columbia: Thomas L. Birch; Scott A. Walzak.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Allegany County Board of County Commissioners: Stephen D. Nelson; Francis O. Zumbrun II.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Frederick County Board of County Commissioners: Joseph A. Adkins; Walter S. Stull III.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Montgomery County Council: Roger Berliner; Paul N. Chod.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of Washington County Board of County Commissioners: George F. Franks III; one vacancy.

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of President, C&O Canal Association: Evelyn F. C. Williams

Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Interior upon recommendation of University of Maryland 4-H Program: Ray E. Dinterman

Terms expire 2021.

Contact: Kevin D. Brandt, Superintendent, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 739-4200; fax: (301) 739-6179
e-mail: kevin_brandt@nps.gov

With the creation of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park in 1971, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission was established by federal law as part of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Development Act in 1971 (P.L. 91-664, sec. 6).

The Commission advises the U.S. Secretary of the Interior on policy and other matters relating to the development and administration of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The Park is Maryland's most popular national park, and is managed by the National Park Service. Coursing through the Potomac River Valley, the Canal runs for 184.5 miles from Washington, DC to Cumberland, Maryland. Its area spreads along nineteen political jurisdictions.

The Commission's nineteen members are appointed by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to five-year terms. Two are at-large members. The governors of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and the Mayor of the District of Columbia each recommend two members for appointment. The governing bodies of the four Maryland counties bordering the Canal also each recommend two members for appointment (16 U.S. Code 410y-4).

Every ten years, the Commission needs to be reauthorized by Congress. The current authorizaton for the Commission continues until September 26, 2024.

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