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Transition Work Groups

Each transition work group listed below is developing a comprehensive set of recommendations that will inform policy priorities, reform how Baltimore County does business and strive to provide every resident with the 21st-century government they deserve. In order to develop these recommendations, work group members are reviewing department data and consulting with policy experts and community members.

Education

The Education Work Group is co-chaired by Diana Morris, Director of the Open Society Institute, and Ed Gilliss, Partner at Royston, Mueller, McLean and Reid LLP.

Members

The members of the Education Work Group include:

  • Abby Beytin
  • Allie Carter
  • Melissa Broome
  • Yara Cheikh
  • Tony Fugett
  • Marisol Johnson
  • Tam Lynne Kelley
  • Jennifer Lynch
  • Ligia Mardari
  • Sean McComb
  • Eric Washington

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 6
3:30 p.m.

Towson University SPAR - Y2
7400 York Road, 113B Classroom (32)
Towson, Maryland 21252

Will be posted when available.

December 14
5 p.m.

Towson University SPAR - Y2
7400 York Road, 113B Classroom (32)
Towson, Maryland 21252

Will be posted when available.

Job Creation and Economic Development

The Job Creation and Economic Development Work Group is co-chaired by Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University; Freeman Hrabowski, President of University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC); and Shina Parker, CEO of Integrity Title.

Members

The members of the Job Creation and Economic Development Work Group include:

  • Kirk Baumgart
  • Rick Binetti
  • Brandon Bonnano
  • Dante Daniels
  • Linda Dworak
  • Chickie Grayson
  • Jessica Hack
  • Marci Hunn
  • Joe Jones
  • Adam Kane
  • Sandra Kurtinitis
  • Erich March
  • Jon Mayers
  • Amy Menzer
  • Sam Neuberger
  • Tommy Obrecht
  • Odette Ramos
  • Hugh Sisson

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 7
2 p.m.

Integrity Title and Escrow
8 Greenspring Valley Road, 200
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

Will be posted when available.

December 13
2 p.m.

Towson University SPAR - Y2
7400 York Road, 113B Classroom (32)
Towson, Maryland 21252

Will be posted when available.

Public Safety

The Public Safety Work Group is co-chaired by Sheryl Goldstein, Vice President of the Abell Foundation, and Carl Jackson, community activist.

Members

The members of the Public Safety Work Group include:

  • Elizabeth Alex
  • Craig Coleman
  • Bryen Glass
  • Dyana Forester
  • Mary Livingston
  • Aisha Khan
  • Raees Khan
  • Ganesha Martin
  • Kevin O’Connor
  • Garry Pace
  • John Ripley
  • Anthony Russell
  • Keith Tiedemann
  • Mark Weir
  • Alonza Williams

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 5
6:30 p.m.

305 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room L-30
Towson, Maryland 21204

Will be posted when available.

December 12
6:30 p.m.

305 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room L-30
Towson, Maryland 21204

December 17
6:30 p.m.

Baltimore County Executive's Office
Historic Courthouse
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

January 14

Historic Courthouse, Mezzanine Conference Room
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

Canceled.

Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services Work Group is co-chaired by Talib Horne, Executive Director of Bon Secours Community Works; Gill Wylie, President of Johns Hopkins Medical Management; and Bill McCarthy, Executive Director of Catholic Charities.

Members

The members of the Health and Human Services Work Group include:

  • Lauren Averella
  • Amy Blank
  • Lisa Budlow
  • John Chessare
  • Jean Gaffney
  • Justin Holliday
  • Ricarra Jones
  • Amy Kleine
  • Dawn O’Neill
  • Mark Puente
  • Tom Smyth
  • Brock Yetso
  • Mark Yost

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 13
6:30 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
White Marsh Conference Room
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, Maryland 21236

Will be posted when available.

December 20
6:30 p.m.

Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Physicians Pavilion East, Conference Center—Room A 
6565 North Charles Street
Towson, Maryland 21204

Will be posted when available.

January 8
6:30 p.m.

Catholic Charities
1966 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093

January 14
6:30 p.m.

Johns Hopkins—Green Spring Station
Pavilion II
Provost Conference Room, 1st Floor
10753 Falls Road,
Lutherville, Maryland 21093

Will be posted when available.

Government Reform and Innovation

The Government Reform and Innovation Work Group is co-chaired by Beth Blauer, Executive Director of Johns Hopkins University GovEx; Lisa Hamilton, President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation; and Roy Meyers, a professor at UMBC.

Members

The members of the Government Reform and Innovation Work Group include:

  • Akbar Ansari
  • Sonny Appolonia
  • Mitch Butta
  • Sheldon Caplis
  • Rob Gavel
  • Mandee Heinl
  • Kevin Mooring
  • Jeff Supik
  • Shirley Supik
  • Maria Tildon

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 7
11 a.m. 

Historic Courthouse
Executive Conference Room
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

December 13
9 a.m.

Historic Courthouse
Executive Conference Room

400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

Sustainability, Transportation and Infrastructure

The Sustainability, Transportation and Infrastructure Work Group is co-chaired by Anwer Hasan, Senior Vice President of Louis Berger, and Tim Regan, President of Whiting-Turner.

Members

The members of the Sustainability, Transportation and Infrastructure Work Group include:

  • Ed Adams
  • Joan Bryan
  • Chris Burton
  • Charlie Fenwick
  • John Hawks
  • Brent Howard
  • Marsha McLaughlin
  • Teresa Moore
  • Peter O’Malley
  • Klaus Philipsen
  • Scott Phillips
  • Tom Pilon
  • Rob Poleski
  • Todd Schuler
  • Jim Smith
  • Tyrone Taborn
  • Ted Venetoulis

Meetings

Date and Time

Location

Meeting Documents

December 10
8 a.m.

300 East Joppa Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21286

December 17
8 a.m.

300 East Joppa Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21286

Diversity, Inclusion and Quality of Life

The Diversity, Inclusion and Quality of Life Work Group is co-chaired by former District 2 Councilwoman Vicki Almond and Chuck Tildon, Vice President of United Way of Central Maryland.

Members

The members of the Diversity, Inclusion and Quality of Life Work Group include:

  • Rabbi Jessy Dressin
  • Sara Elalamy
  • Charles Fink
  • Doug Hoffberger
  • Linwood Jackson
  • Bobbie Laur
  • Cindy Leppert
  • Pam Newland
  • Gray Parsons
  • Susan Radke
  • Doug Riley
  • Shanaysha Sauls
  • Jason St. John
  • Morgan Streeter
  • Lisa Weiderlight

Meetings

Date

Location

Meeting Documents

December 6
8 a.m.

1025 Cranbrook Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Will be posted when available.

December 13
8 a.m.

Towson University
7400 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252

Will be posted when available.

 
Revised January 10, 2019         

 

Contact

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

Contact the County Executive.

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