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Maryland Manual 1994-1995

consider the economic impact and the effect on
services of consolidation, as well as future trends in
mental health treatment. Task Force members rep-
resent State agencies, the General Assembly, judici-
ary, professional organizations, local and State
mental health advisory councils, advocacy groups,
family members, and consumers.


Robert W. Eastridge, Deputy Secretary for

201 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 225-5502

The Deputy Secretary for Operations provides
support services to the Department. The Deputy
Secretary plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and
evaluates professional, technical and administrative
services. These include departmentwide support
services in financial planning, expenditure control,
personnel management, data processing, general
services, grants administration, and capital con-
struction. The Deputy Secretary also aids the Sec-
retary of Health and Mental Hygiene in matters
that involve other State agencies, the legislature,
the gubernatorial staff, and the federal government.
Under the Deputy Secretary are five administra-
tions: Personnel Services; Financial Planning; Fiscal
Services; General Services; and Information Serv-
ices. The Deputy Secretary also oversees the Office
of Chief Medical Examiner.

Richard A. Proctor, Chief
(410) 225-6480

The Office of Governmental Affairs oversees
appointments, constituent services, governmental
relations, and local health planning.

Michelle Phinney, Regulations Coordinator
(410) 225-6499

The Office of Regulations Coordination pro-
vides a central clearinghouse for health regulations.
Here, regulations are reviewed and revised. The
Office provides technical assistance to administra-
tive units of the Department.

Michael Golden, Chief
(410) 225-6490

The Office of Public Relations directs public affairs
of the Department and coordinates them with depart-
mental officials, local health officers, and the Gover-
nor's Office. The Office also arranges special events
and disseminates employee information.

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Elizabeth G. Barnard, Chief
(410) 225-6816

The Office of Planning and Policy Management
prepares the Department's annual Executive Plan,
the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan, the Master
Facilities Plan, and twenty individual facility plans.
The Office also is responsible for the Department's
annual capital budget, real estate transactions, and
bond bill submission. Internal policies and proce-
dures are developed and promulgated through the
Office. The Office also conducts special studies
requested by the Secretary of Health and Mental
Hygiene or the legislature.

W. Fred Hitchcock, Chief
(410) 225-6826

The Volunteer Services Unit develops, directs,
coordinates, and evaluates the Department's thirty-
two volunteer services programs statewide. These
programs offer citizens and community groups the
opportunity to aid and enhance the lives of resi-
dents of Department hospital centers, and of pa-
tients in the community
The Chief serves on the Governor's Volunteer
Council and as liaison to the Department's Council of
Auxiliaries, a private, nonprofit service organization.

Joy C. Naden, Chairperson, 1994

Contact: Gloria Matarazzo (410) 225-6480

The Board of Review of the Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene was established in 1969 (Chapter
77, Acts of 1969). The Board makes recommendations
to the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene on the
operation and administration of the Department. The
Board also hears appeals as provided by law.
The Board's seven members are appointed to
three-year terms by the Governor with Senate ad-
vice and consent (Code Health—General Article,
secs. 2-201 through 2-207).


Frank C. Zoll, Director

201 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 225-6386

Formerly the Office of Personnel Management, the
Personnel Services Administration received its present
name in 1988. The Administration provides personnel
services and training for the Department. The Admini-
stration is responsible for the Office of Community
Relations and six divisions: Adminstrative; Employ-


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