DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
RICHARD A. BATTERTON, Secretary
WILLIAM B. SYKES, Deputy Secretary
ROGER P. WINTER, Assistant Secretary for Administration
GERALDINE ARONIN, Assistant Secretary for Program Planning and Evaluation
DAVID L. GLENN, Assistant Secretary for Program Coordination
JOEL J. RABIN, Assistant Attorney General, Counsel to the
Department of Human Resources
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-5528
The Department of Human Resources consists of the following component agencies:
the Employment Security Administration, the Social Services Administration, the Mary-
land Office of Economic Opportunity, the Governor's Commission on Children and Youth,
the Commission for the Concerns of the Spanish Speaking People, the Maryland Veterans'
Commission, the Maryland Commission for Women, and the Governor's Youth Advisory
Council (Code 1957, 1971 Repl. Vol., 1975 Supp., Art. 41, sees. 205-205F).
BOARD OF REVIEW
Chairman: Richard M. Alter, 1979
Wilford Dopkin, 1976; Charles M. Tatel-
baum, 1976; Florence Cavey, 1977; Frank
W. Higinbotham, 1977; Melvin Halfpenny,
1978; Edith G. Blount, 1979.
The Board of Review makes recommen-
dations to the Secretary regarding the op-
eration and administration of the Depart-
ment of Human Resources and acts in lieu
of an advisory board.
Staff: Office of the Secretary, 17.
James N. Phillips, Executive Director
Henry P. Hammann, Assistant Executive
Board of Appeals: John J. Kent, Chairman;
Henry G. Spector, 1977.
Representing the Public: Harold G. John-
son, Chairman, 1982; Phyllis McCardell,
1977; Homer E. Favor, 1981.
Representing the Employer: Edward J.
MacNeal, 1977; Raymond V. Haysbert,
1979; William Weaver, 1981.
Representing the Employee: Albert J. Mat-
tes, 1979; John Lesnick, 1979; Edward
Lanen, 1981; Franklin A. Owens, Jr„
Director, Employment Service Division;
Vacancy, Director, Unemployment Insur-
ance Division; Gary Smith, Chief, Hear-
ing Office, Appeals Division, and the
Work Incentive Program; Michael N. Lu-
ciano. Appeals Counsel, Board of Ap-
1100 N. Eutaw Street,
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-5600
The Employment Security Administration
originally established by Chapter 314, Acts
of 1937, administers the Maryland Unem-
ployment Insurance Law. It is headed by
an Executive Director appointed by the Sec-
retary of Human Resources and serving at
his pleasure. The Administration adopted
its present name by Chapter 96, Acts of
1970 (Code 1957, 1969 Repl. Vol., 1975
Supp., Art. 95A, sees. 11, 12, 12A; 1971
Repl. Vol., 1975 Supp., Art. 41, sec.
BOARD OF APPEALS
A three-member Board of Appeals, ap-
pointed by the Secretary of Employment
and Social Services for six-year terms, hears
appeals on claims for benefits, appeals that
arise under the taxing provisions of the Un-
employment Insurance Law, and other mat-
ters that require appellate adjudication
including appeals from the hearing officer's
decisions regarding WIN registrants (Code