[photo, Michael G. Leahy, Maryland Acting Secretary of Information Technology] MICHAEL G. LEAHY, Secretary of Information Technology

Secretary of Information Technology since April 10, 2018. Acting Secretary, March 8, 2017 to April 10, 2018.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2017-. Chair, Information Technology Advisory Council, 2017-; Statewide Interoperability Radio Control Board, 2017-; Council on Open Data, 2017-. Board of Directors, Assistive Technology Loan Program, 2017-. Member, Health and Human Services Referral Board, 2017-20; Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 2017-; Maryland Cybersecurity Council, 2017-; Management Committee, EMaryland Application Service Provider Consortium, 2017-; Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, 2017-; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2017-; Interdepartmental Committee for Minority Affairs, 2017; Procurement Advisory Council, 2017-19; Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service, 2017-19; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee on Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, 2017-; Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland, 2018-; Student Data Privacy Council, 2019-21; Procurement Improvement Council, 2019-; Law Enforcement Body Camera Task Force, 2020-; Work Group to Study the Transformation of Manufacturing in Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy, 2021-; MD THINK Committee, 2021-. Member, Governor's Subcabinet on Infrastructure, 2022-.

Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 1983-84.

Member, Board of Education, Anne Arundel County, 2004-09. City Attorney, City of Annapolis, 2014-16.

Senior Advisor and Director of Real Property Strategies, Office of Governor, 2016.

Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, 1954. Loyola College, B.S. (political economics, biology), 1978. Franklin Pierce Law Center, J.D., 1982. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1982. Attorney, Klos, Lourie & Leahy, P.A. Former special counsel, Maryland National Bank. Former president, Velox Communications. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association; Anne Arundel County Bar Association. Member, Patent Trademark Copyright Foundation. Secretary/Treasurer, National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), 2019-. State Leadership Award, StateScoop, 2020.

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