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Tue Jul 25 @ 9:00AMBaltimore Regional Transportation Board
Tue Aug 01 @ 9:30AMTechnical Committee

About the BMC Board of Directors

Message from the Board

Welcome to the Baltimore Metropolitan Council – the place where we share our thoughts and ideas, and where members of our staffs collaborate on plans, programs and strategies.  You may be surprised at the depth and breadth of what BMC does.  Be sure to check out the “Get Involved” section, and see how you can help us make the Baltimore region a safer, healthier and more prosperous place to live, learn, work and play.

Allan H. Kittleman
Howard County Executive

(BMC Board Chair)

Allan Kittleman previously served in the Maryland General Assembly as the Senator representing District 9 from 2004 to 2014.  In 1998 and again in 2002, Kittleman was elected to serve on the Howard County Council to represent Council District 5. 

Kittleman was a partner with Herwig & Humphreys, LLP before employment at Godwin, Erlandsson, Vernon & Daney. 

Kittleman is a graduate of Atholton High School and the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  He also is a 1988 graduate of the University of Maryland Law School.

During his tenure in the Maryland General Assembly, Kittleman was known as a bipartisan leader and tireless advocate for legislative causes designed to strengthen Maryland public schools, stimulate economic growth, and increase transparency in government, among others. 

Allan lives with his wife Robin in West Friendship and has four children.

>> Learn more on Howard County website

     

Steven R. Schuh
Anne Arundel County Executive

(BMC Board Vice-Chair)

Steve Schuh represented District 31 in the Maryland General Assembly from 2006 until 2014, where he served as a member of the Economic Matters Committee and as Chairman of the Anne Arundel County Delegation to the House of Delegates.

Schuh has been in business for nearly 30 years. He is president of Schuh Advisory, a private equity firm that specializes in starting new businesses that now employ more than 400 people in the region. He was previously a Managing Director of Maryland-based Alex. Brown & Sons, and of Credit Suisse.

Schuh was raised in Crofton. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University. He also is a graduate of the Leadership Anne Arundel Flagship Program.

Steve is the father of two college-age children, and is married to Dania Blair

>> See more on Anne Arundel County website

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Barry Glassman
Harford County Executive

Born and raised in Harford County, Barry Glassman is a graduate of Washington College. He began elected public service in 1990 on the Harford County Council.  In 1998, he won a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, where he also chaired the Harford Delegation.  Elected to the Maryland Senate in 2010, Mr. Glassman served as Senate chair of the Harford Delegation, co-chair of the Legislative Fire and EMS Caucus, and as a member of the Senate Finance Committee. He completed the 2010 Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Virginia.

Throughout his career, County Executive Glassman has been recognized for outstanding character, service and leadership. His record as a fiscal conservative includes promoting rural values and steadfast protection of Harford County’s land and water resources.

>> Read more on Harford County website

Catherine E. Pugh
Baltimore City Mayor

Mayor Catherine Pugh has been a public servant for over 15 years. She served as a member of the Baltimore City Council, representing the 4th district (1999-2003). During her tenure as Council Member, Mayor Pugh served as: Chair of the Taxation Subcommittee on Economic Development, Vice-Chair of the Land Use & Planning Committee and member of the Urban Affairs Committee. In 2005 she was appointed to the Maryland General Assembly, House of Delegates, where she served for one year before running for her Senate seat in 2006.

>> Learn more on Baltimore City website

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Kevin Kamenetz
Baltimore County Executive

A lifelong resident of Baltimore County, Kevin Kamenetz began his career in public service as a prosecutor in the Baltimore City States Attorney’s Office. In 1994, he was elected to the Baltimore County Council where he served for 16 years including 4 terms as Council Chairman. In 2010 he was elected County Executive. Born in Lochearn where he attended Campfield Elementary School, County Executive Kamenetz graduated from the Gilman School, and received degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Throughout his school years, he worked in his father’s drug store in Overlea. As Baltimore County's twelfth County Executive, Kevin resides in Owings Mills with his wife Jill and sons Karson and Dylan. 

>> See more on Baltimore County website

 Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County Executive

Stephen Wantz
Carroll County Board of Commissioners

Stephen Wantz is in his first term as County Commissioner. He retired from Baltimore County after serving as a firefighter for 30 years. He is currently the owner and operator of Wantz Lawn Care. He attended McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland) and the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Mr. Wantz was awarded Fire Fighter of the Year by the Dundalk VFW in 1983 and again by the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce in 2003 and 2012. He has been a member of the Pleasant Valley Community Volunteer Fire Department since 1976 and has served the company in many leadership roles including Chief of the Fire Department. He is the immediate Past President of the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association. Mr. Wantz is an active member of the Crossroads Community Church. He and his wife, Kathy, have 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren and live in Pleasant Valley.

>> Read more on Carroll County website

William C. Ferguson
Maryland State Senator

Bill Ferguson, 31, was elected to the Maryland State Senate in 2010, then becoming the youngest ever-elected State Senator in Maryland’s history, serving the 46th Legislative District.

In 2005, Bill joined Teach for America, teaching U.S. history and government, after graduating from Davidson College.The inequities of the public education system in Baltimore City led Bill to engage more deeply within the community. After teaching, Bill worked as a Community Liaison for the Baltimore City Council President’s Office; earned a law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law; and served as the Special Assistant to Dr. Andres Alonso, CEO of the Baltimore City Public Schools.

Senator Ferguson is married to fellow Teach for America alum Lea Ferguson. They live in Canton with their son Caleb, daughter Cora, and two dogs.

>> View more on Maryland Senate website

 

Stephen W. Lafferty
Maryland State Delegate

Stephen Lafferty and his wife, Betsy, live in Stoneleigh. Lafferty is committed to serving the Towson community, as a leader in planning for Towson's future, assisting the business community and neighborhoods. He works to protect open space, provide school improvements, services to seniors, and to involve the public in local and state government decisions.

Lafferty has been a Delegate from Baltimore County’s 42nd District since 2007. He is a member of the Environmental Matters Committee, and a respected leader on land use and Chesapeake Bay-related issues. He is the Interim Chair of the subcommittee on the Environment and Land Use and Ethics Subcommittees and serves on the Environment Subcommittee.

Lafferty received numerous accolades and awards as a legislator from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Community Development Network, the Oyster Recovery Partnership and the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition.

>> Learn more on Maryland House of Delegates website

 

J. Thomas Sadowski
Gubernatorial Appointee
Vice Chancellor for Economic Development, University System of Maryland

In 2016, Sadowski became vice chancellor for Economic Development for the University System of Maryland. In this role, Sadowski enables the system to focus its expertise, programs, and resources on the state's economic development priorities.

Prior to joining the University System, Sadowski served as president and CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) from 2008 to 2016. There, Sadowski established the organization as a national leader in economic development, public-private partnerships and commercialization/innovation.

His career projects exceed $10 billion in value and 50,000 jobs –to include the 2005 BRAC win for Aberdeen Proving Ground and headquarters/R&D campus projects for numerous private sector and federal clients.

His board activity includes the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, BioHealth Innovation, and the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation. He also serves on numerous advisory boards related to economic development, finance, higher education and public policy.

Sadowski received many awards in recognition of his work, including the Baltimore Museum of Industry‘s “Industrialist of the Year” and the Maryland Daily Record’s “Influential Marylander” and “Most Admired CEOs” awards.

>> Read more on the University System of Maryland website

 
Last Updated on Monday, 01 May 2017 14:49