582 /Executive Commissions
Chairperson: O. James Lighthizer, Secretary of
Appointed by Governor: J. Owen Cole; Daniel A.
Colussy; Donald P. Hutchinson; Edward J.
Kremer; R. Robert Linowes, Esq.; Alan J. Noia;
Martha C. Roach; George L. Russell, Jr., Esq.
Ex officio (nonvoting): Mark L. Wasserman,
Secretary of Economic & Employment
PO. Box 8755
Office of the Secretary
Dept. of Transportation
BWI Airport, MD 21240 (410) 859-7600
In September 1993, the Governor created the
Baltimore/Washington International Airport
Commission (Executive Order 01.01.1993.23).
The Commission advises the Secretary of Transpor-
tation on the operations of BWI Airport, as well as
its management policies, practices, and procedures.
Advice covers financial planning; management ob-
jectives, controls and performance; privatization;
and budgetary matters.
The Commission studies and recommends poli-
cies to strengthen the competitiveness of BWI Air-
port within the international and domestic aviation
industry. In carrying out its responsibilities, the
Commission seeks information and advice from air-
port users and the airline industry
The Commission has ten members. Nine are
voting members. They include the Secretary of
Transportation who serves as chairperson, and
eight representatives from the business community,
appointed by the Governor. The Secretary of Eco-
nomic and Employment Development serves as a
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barbara Plantholt, Chairperson
Appointed by Governor (who names chair): M. James
Barren, Ph.D.; Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D.; Patrick P.
Hervy; Nathaniel E. Jones, Jr., Esq.; Donald N.
Langenberg, Ph.D.; Christopher H. Price, Ph.D.;
William C. Richardson, Ph.D.; Lewis J. Shuster;
Deborah A. Smeltzer; John M. Taylor; Mark L.
Wasserman. Terms expire 1994.
Maryland Bioprocessing Center, Inc.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus
333 Cassell Drive, Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21224 (410) 550-2271
Maryland Manual 1994-1995
The Governor appointed the Board of Directors
of the Maryland Bioprocessing Center, Inc., in De-
cember 1991. The Center is a private, nonprofit
organization created by industry leaders from across
Maryland in conjunction with The Johns Hopkins
University, the University of Maryland System, and
Maryland State government. The Center promotes
the growth of the biotechnology and bioprocessing
industries in Maryland. Capitalizing on the State's
renowned biomedical research base, the Center
works to establish Maryland as a world leader in
To achieve this mission, the Center will build a
"scale-up" biopharmaceutical manufacturing facil-
ity. In 1994, the Bioprocessing Center Facility will
be constructed in East Baltimore at the Bayview
Industrial Park, 5901 East Lombard Street. The
Facility will offer Maryland biotechnology compa-
nies affordable access in Maryland to pharmaceuti-
cal-grade (GMP) manufacturing facilities,
equipment, technical expertise, and regulatory
guidance. With the recent growth in the biotech-
nology industry, Maryland firms project $3 to $5
billion in product sales, $500 to $750 million in
capital investment, 40,000 jobs, and $100 million
in tax dollars by the next decade.
The Governor appoints the Board's twelve
GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON
Elijah E. Cummings, Chairperson
Appointed by Governor: Jereleigh A. Archer, Sr.; Ronald
F. Bates; Devon Brown; Michael R. Carter; Paulette
Hall; Benjamin F. Mason; Terese Moore; Dr. Suzanne
Orr; Osborne A. Payne; Henry Pringle; Earl H.
Robbins, Jr.; Mitchell Smith; Mary Vrany; Richard S.
Will; Charlotte June Wilson.
Appointed by Senate President: Paula C. Hollinger;
Larry Young; one vacancy.
Appointed by House Speaker: Elijah E. Cummings;
Ulysses Currie; Henry B. Heller.
2300 North Calvert St., Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 366-4550
At the request of the General Assembly, the
Governor formed the Governor's Commission on
Black Males in August 1990 (Joint Resolution no.
3, Acts of 1990). The Commission oversees four
subcommittees that study the nature and extent of
problems of employment and economic develop-
ment, health care, criminal justice, and education
for Maryland's African-American men and youth.
The Commission will implement new programs or
demonstration projects, develop and implement
community education and public awareness pro-