Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, February 13, 2015 to March 15, 2019. Acting Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, January 21 to February 13, 2015.
Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2015-19; Governor's Inter-Agency Heroin and Opioid Coordinating Council, 2015-19. Co-Chair, Education and Workforce Training Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2015; Correctional Education Council, 2015-19. Chair, Correctional Training Commission, 2015-19; Maryland State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, 2016-19 (member, 2015-19).
Vice-Chair, Executive Board, Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, Office of National Drug Control Policy, 2017-19.
Deputy Secretary, Department of Juvenile Services, 1999-2002 (on loan from Dept. of State Police). Member, Task Force to Study Alternative Educational Programs for Chronically Disruptive Students, 1999-2000; Maryland Anti-Terrorism Task Force, 2001-07.
Deputy Secretary, Department of State Police, 2002-07 (served in Department, 1983-2007). Supervisor, Environmental Crimes Unit, 1989-94. Executive Protection Unit, 1995-96. Commander, Internal Affairs Unit, 1996-99. Member, Homeland Security Senior Policy Group, 2003-04.
Security Director, University of Maryland Medical Center, 2008-13.
Deputy Chief of Police, Sarasota, Florida, 2013-15.
Public Safety Director, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Sarasota Florida, 2019-.
Born in Harford County, Maryland, 1960. Attended Edgewood High School, Edgewood, Maryland; Towson University, B.S. (biology), 1982. The Johns Hopkins University, M.S. (business administration & management), 1998; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy. Member, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association, 1995- (private security committee, 2009-13); Police Executive Research Forum, 1996-; International Association of Chiefs of Police, 1999-; Southwest Florida Chiefs Organization, 2013-; Florida Chiefs of Police Association, 2013-. Advisory Board, Sarasota Salvation Army, 2013-15. Married; two children.
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