[photo, Chris Cavey, Deputy Secretary of Appointments, Maryland Governor's Office] CHRISTIAN E. (CHRIS) CAVEY
Secretary of Appointments, 2016-23

Secretary of Appointments, Office of Governor, December 15, 2016 to January 18, 2023. Deputy Secretary of Appointments, January 21, 2015 to December 15, 2016.

Member of House of Delegates (Republican), representing District 5B, Baltimore County, December 29, 2014 to January 14, 2015.

Member, Board of Airport Zoning Appeals, Department of Transportation, 2004-08.

Born in October 1955. Attended Hereford High School, Parkton, Maryland; University of Maryland, College Park. Former insurance broker. Owner, Cavey Insurance Agency, 1980-2012. Political consultant, 2012-14. County organizer/coordinator, Ehrlich for Maryland, 2002-06. 1st Vice-Chair, Maryland Republican Party, 2002-10. Chair, Baltimore County Republican Party, 2003-10. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 2004, 2008, 2012. Chair, McCain/Palin Maryland, 2008. Field Operations Director, Bob Ehrlich for Maryland, 2010. Campaign Director, Hogan for Governor, 2014. Member, Hampstead Business Association, 1980-2004. Leadership Council, National Federation of Independent Business - Maryland, 1995-2006 (president, 1999). Board member, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, 2008. Author, 150 Years of Grace [Grace United Methodist Church] (2013). Distinguished Service Award, Town of Hampstead, 2000. Charles Carroll Award, Maryland Republican Party, 2013. Chair, Church Council, Grace United Methodist Church, Hampstead, Maryland, 2006-09. Married; two children, two grandchildren.

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