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Leadership Team

Together, the people of Baltimore County have built some of the most vibrant and prosperous communities in all of America. Baltimore County believes it is essential that the hard work and commitment of its citizens is matched by their public servants.

Fortunately, the people of our communities have outstanding partners in their Leadership Team. This diverse, talented, and experienced group of public servants are doing a remarkable job in giving the people of our communities the support and assistance they need to move our County forward into a brighter future for all its residents.


The following agencies are listed in alphabetical order.

County Administrative Officer
Stacy L. Rodgers

Deputy Administrative Officer
Andrew G. Vetter

Chief of Staff
Patrick H. Murray

Department of Aging
Laura D. Riley, Director

Office of Budget and Finance
Edward P. Blades, Acting Director

Department of Corrections
Gail M. Watts, Director

Department of Economic and Workforce Development
William G. Anderson, Director

Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS)
David Lykens, Director

Fire Department
Joanne Rund, Chief

Department of Health
Gregory Wm. Branch M.D., MBA, CPE,
Director and Health Officer

Office of Human Resources
Rhoda Benjamin, Director

Office of Information Technology
Robert W. O'Connor, Director

Office of Law 
Michael E. Field, County Attorney

Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections
Michael Mallinoff, Director

Department of Planning
Pete Gutwald, Director

Police Department
Melissa Hyatt, Chief

Department of Public Works
Steven A. Walsh, P.E., Director

Department of Recreation and Parks
Barry F. Williams, Director

Department of Social Services
Gregory Wm. Branch M.D., MBA, CPE,
Director and Health Officer

Revised July 15, 2019         



County Executive,
John Olszewski, Jr.
Phone: 410-887-2450

Contact the County Executive.

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