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[photo, Roy C. McGrath, Chief of Staff, Maryland Governor's Office] ROY C. McGRATH (1969-2023)
Chief of Staff, 2020

Chief of Staff, Office of Governor, June 1 to August 17, 2020. Resigned August 17, 2020.

Board of Directors, University of Maryland Medical System Corporation, 2020. Member, Coronavirus Response Team, 2020.

Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor, July 1, 2015 to December 20, 2016. Responsible for oversight of Maryland departments of Commerce, Housing and Community Development, State Police, Public Safety and Correctional Services, and Transportation; the Governor's offices of Business Ombudsman, and Federal Relations; State agencies, including Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Military Department, Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, Maryland Stadium Authority, and University System of Maryland.


Director, Maryland Environmental Service, December 21, 2016 to May 30, 2020. Member, Task Force on the Maryland Clean Energy Center, 2017; Housing Finance Review Committee, Department of Housing and Community Development, 2017-20; Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, 2017-20; Phosphorus Management Tool Transition Advisory Committee, 2017-20.

Senior Advisor and Liaison to Board of Public Works, Office of Governor, January 21 to July 1, 2015.

Member, Governor-elect's Transition Team, 2014-15.

Assistant, Office of Grants and Contracts Management, National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1988-89. Assistant, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Defense, 1990-91.

Congressional intern and assistant, U.S. Representative Wayne T. Gilchrest, 1st Congressional District, Maryland, 1991. Member, Redistricting Committee, Charles County, 1991; Military Academy Nominations Committee, 1st Congressional District, Maryland, 1991-92.

Born in Greece, August 9, 1969. Attended St. Mary's Ryken High School, Leonardtown, Maryland; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (government & politics,& economics), 1993. Vice-President of Business Development, National Association of Chain Drug Stores , 2013-15 (former director of business development & conventions). Chair, Charles County Republican Central Committee, 1990-93. Alternate Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1992. Charles County Chair, George H. W. Bush for President, 1992; Hogan for Congress Committee, 1992. Director, Lawyers for Hogan, Early Voting and Election Day Operations, Hogan for Governor, 2014. Leadership Maryland, 2017. Board of Visitors, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, 2017-. Member, Northeast Board of Regents, Institute for Organization Management, 2019-. Young Republican of the Year, Charles County Republican Central Committee, 1993. Died in Knoxville, Tennessee, April 3, 2023.

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