[photo, Catherine J. Motz, Deputy Chief of Staff, Maryland Office of Governor] CATHERINE J. (CASSIE) MOTZ, Esq.
Deputy Chief of Staff, 2011-13

Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor, April 28, 2011 to December 24, 2013. Resigned December 24, 2013. Responsible for departments of General Services; Housing and Community Development; Juvenile Services; Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; Public Safety and Correctional Services; State Police; and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System.

Member, Mortgage Settlement Funds Work Group, 2012.

Board of Regents, University System of Maryland, 2014-15. Member, External Advisory Board, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2014-. Member, President's Advisory Council, Baltimore City Community College, 2015-. Chair, Maryland Higher Education Commission, 2023- (member, 2023-).

Interim Director, Governor's Office of Children, 2007-08. Deputy Legal Counsel, Office of Governor, 2007-11.

Assistant U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia, 1999-2004. Deputy Attorney General, District of Columbia, Family Services Division, 2005-07.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Attended Friends School of Baltimore; Dartmouth College, B.A. (history), 1993. Teacher, 5th and 6th grades, South Bronx, New York City Public School System (through Teach for America), 1993-95. Yale Law School, J.D., 1998. Law clerk to Judge James Robertson, U.S. Distrct Court for the District of Columbia, 1998-99. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1998; District of Columbia Bar, 2000. Board of Directors, Baltimore Outreach Services, Federal Hill, 2011-. Executive Director, The College Bound Foundation, Inc., 2014-. Graduate of The Leadership Program of Greater Baltimore Committee. Secretary, Board of Directors, Baltimore Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Charter School. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2015.

Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
Maryland Departments
Maryland Independent Agencies
Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, & Advisory Boards
Maryland Universities & Colleges
Maryland Counties
Maryland Municipalities
Maryland at a Glance

Maryland Manual On-Line

Search the Manual

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

Copyright October 31, 2023 Maryland State Archives