Chair, Maryland Transportation Commission, 1991-94 (member, 1988-91).
Secretary of Transportation, February 16, 1995 to December 31, 1998. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1995-98; Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation Subcabinet, 1998. Chair, Maryland Aviation Commission, 1995-98; Governor's Motor Carrier Task Force for Safety and Uniformity, 1995-98; Maryland Port Commission, 1995-98; Maryland Transportation Authority, 1995-98. Co-Chair, Maryland Greenways Commission, 1995-98.
Chair, National Commission to Ensure Consumer Information in the Airline Industry, 2002. Executive Director, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2003-04. Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration, 2005-08. Member, Maryland Highway Centennial Executive Committee, 2007-08. Member, Maryland Aviation Commission, 2016-.
Member, Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Montgomery County, 2019-.
Member, Board of Managers, Chevy Chase Village, 2003- (secretary, 1987-89, 2015-; vice-chair, 2009-10; chair, 2010-11). Former vice-chair, Board of Social Services, Montgomery County.
Special assistant to U.S. Senator Charles McC. Mathias of Maryland, 1975-79.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 23, 1947. Attended Gilman School, Baltimore, Maryland; Denison University, B.A. (economics), 1969. Served in the District of Columbia Air National Guard, 1969-75. Columbia University, M.B.A., 1971; Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, J.D., 1982; The Johns Hopkins University, M.S. (real estate), 2006. Executive Director, Washington Baltimore Regional Association, 1981-87. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar; Pennsylvania Bar. Attorney. Partner, Wilkes, Artis, Hedrick & Lane, 1987-95. Former Partner, Holland & Knight LLP. Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr LLP, 2009-. President, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, 1998. Member, Urban Land Institute; Greater Washington Board of Trade; Maryland Chamber of Commerce; Lambda Alpha Land (economics honorary society); Economic Club of Washington. Chair, Advisory Board, Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance. Member, Real Estate Advisory Board, The Johns Hopkins University. Former executive director, Washington/Baltimore Regional Association. Regional Partnership Award, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 1993. Married; three children.
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