[photo, Paul J. Wiedefeld, Maryland Secretary of Transportation] PAUL J. WIEDEFELD, Secretary of Transportation

Secretary of Transportation since March 2, 2023. Acting Secretary of Transportation, January 24 to March 2, 2023.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2023-; Commerce Subcabinet, 2023-; Governor's Subcabinet on Infrastructure, 2023-; Governor's Subcabinet for International Affairs, 2023-; Maryland Subcabinet for Public-Private Partnerships, 2023-; Smart Growth Subcabinet, 2023-. Chair, Maryland Aviation Commission, 2023-; Maryland Zero Emission Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, 2023-; Maryland Port Commission, 2023-; Maryland Transportation Authority, 2023-; Executive Committee, Transportation Enhancements Program, 2023-. Co-Chair, Executive Committee for Dredged Material Management Plans, 2023-.

Member, Interagency Committee on Aging Services, 2023-; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 2023-; Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, 2023-; Capital Debt Affordability Committee, 2023-; Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reconstruction Advisory Group, 2023-; Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee of Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 2022-; Commission on Climate Change, 2023-; Coast Smart Council, 2023-; Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, 2023-; Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council, 2023-; Commission on State Debt, 2023-; Interagency Disabilities Board, 2023-; Maryland Economic Development Corporation, 2023-; Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities, 2023-; Maryland Green Building Council, 2023-; Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, 2023-; Maryland Commission on Health Equity, 2023-; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 2023-; Maryland Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 2023-; Historic St. Mary’s City Fort to 400 Commission, 2023-; Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2023-; State Coordinating Committee for Human Services Transportation, 2023-; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2023-; Statewide Interoperability Radio Control Board, 2023-; Invasive Plants Advisory Committee, 2023-; Maryland Military Installation Council, 2023-; Council on Open Data, 2023-; Patuxent River Commission, 2023-; Pricing and Selection Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland and the Employment Works Program, 2023-; Principals' Staff Committee to Chesapeake Executive Council, 2022-; Procurement Improvement Council, 2023-. Board of Visitors, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 2022-. Member, Interdepartmental Advisory Committee on Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, 2023-; Interagency Committee on Specialized Transportation, 2023-; Maryland Commission on Transportation Revenue and Infrastructure Needs, 2023-. Board of Directors, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 2023-. Member, Washington Suburban Transit Commission, 2023-; West North Avenue Development Authority, 2023-.

General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 2015-22.

Administrator, Maryland Transit Administration, 2007-09. Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Maryland Aviation Administration, 2009-15.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 19, 1955. Attended Mount St. Joseph High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Towson University, B.S. (political science), 1979; Rutgers University, M.A. (city & regional planning), 1981. Vice-President and U.S. Northeast Region Transportation Director, HDR (international architectural & engineering firm), 2022-23.

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