[photo, R. Kenneth Barnes, Maryland Secretary of Budget & Fiscal Planning] R. KENNETH BARNES, JR., PH.D.
Secretary of Budget & Fiscal Planning, 1972-77
Deputy Secretary, 1971-72.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1972-77. Member, Governor's Task Force on Financing Public Education, 1972-73; State Office Space Committee, 1972-73. Chair, Task Force on Fleet Management, 1972-77. Member, Committee to Study the State Debt, 1972-77; State Fleet Safety Committee, 1972-77; Maryland Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, 1972-77; Board of Revenue Estimates, 1972-77. Board of Trustees, Employees' Retirement System, 1972-77. Board of Trustees, State Police Retirement System, 1972-77. Vice-Chair, Task Force on Deferred Compensation, 1973. Board of Trustees, Maryland State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, 1974-77. Member, Governor's Commission to Study Sovereign Immunity, 1975-76. Commission on Funding the Education of Handicapped Children, 1975-77; Pension Study Committee, 1975-77; Governor's Commission to Study Revision of the School Construction Program, 1976-77. Executive Director, University of Maryland Hospital Oversight Committee, 1976-77.

Member, Town Council, Sykesville, 1949-53.

Director of Rehabilitation, 1951-54, Department of Mental Hygiene. Assistant Superintendent, Spring Grove Hospital, 1955-61, Department of Mental Hygiene. Chief, Division of Administration and Finance, 1961-65, Department of Mental Hygiene.

Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, State Department of Education, 1965-66. Member, Governor's Committee to Promote Employment of the Handicapped, 1965-66; Injured Workers' Rehabilitation Committee, 1965-67; Governor's Study Group on Vocational Rehabilitation, 1965-68; Governor's Commission to Study the Educational Needs of Handicapped Children, 1966-67.

Assistant State Superintendent in Supportive Services, State Department of Education, 1969-71.

Governor's Executive Aide for Education, 1978.

Board of Directors, Maryland Environmental Service, 1989-92.

University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (education), 1940, M.A. (vocational guidance & administration), 1951. Board of Directors, Sykesville Building and Loan Association, 1955-60; Sykesville State Bank, 1955-67; Mutual Fire Insurance Company, 1994. Charter member, Sykesville Memorial Post no. 23, American Legion. Married

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