DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

John D. Porcari, Secretary of Transportation (410) 865-1000

Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, Deputy Secretary (410) 865-1002
David L. Blackshear, Executive Director, Maryland Aviation Administration (410) 859-7060
Parker F. Williams, State Highway Administrator (410) 545-0400
Ronald L. Freeland, Mass Transit Administrator (410) 767-3943
Anne S. Ferro, Motor Vehicle Administrator (410) 768-7274
James J. White, Executive Director, Maryland Port Administration (410) 385-4400
Thomas L. Osborne, Sr., Executive Secretary, Maryland Transportation Authority (410) 288-8410
Edward R. K. Hargadon, Principal Counsel (410) 865-1105

P. O. Box 8755
Harry R. Hughes Transportation Building
Baltimore/Washington International Airport, MD 21240 - 8755
(410) 865-1000
1-888-754-0098 (toll free)
e-mail: secretary@mdot.state.md.us
fax: (410) 865-1334
tty: (410) 684-6919
web: www.mdot.state.md.us


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(J00A0101, formerly 29.01.01)
FY2001 appropriation: $15,337,325
FY2001 authorized positions: 337
John D. Porcari, Secretary of Transportation (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent)
(410) 865-1000
e-mail: jporcari@mdot.state.md.us

Gregory Pecoraro, Assistant Secretary for Administration (410) 865-1125
David W. Chapin, Assistant Secretary for Policy & Governmental Affairs (410) 865-1090
John A. Petty, Assistant Secretary for Program Management & Outreach (410) 865-1009
William F. Goddard III, Chief of Staff (410) 865-1007

DEPUTY SECRETARY

Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, Deputy Secretary (410) 865-1002
Sherri L. Cook, Assistant to Deputy Secretary (410) 865-1011

MARYLAND AVIATION COMMISSION

Chair: John D. Porcari, Secretary of Transportation (410) 859-7734

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms: Thomas V. Clabby, Jr., 2000; George M. Ferris, Jr., 2000; Louise G. Murphy, 2000; Edward J. Kremer, 2001; R. Robert Linowes, Esq., 2001; Robert J. Kresslein, Esq., 2002; Michele K. Ryan, 2002; William P. Wentworth, 2002.

Ex officio (nonvoting): Richard C. Mike Lewin, Secretary of Business & Economic Development

STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

(J00B01, formerly 29.02.01)
FY2001 appropriation: $1,309,157,666
FY2001 authorized positions: 3,488.5
Parker F. Williams, State Highway Administrator (appointed by Secretary of Transportation with Governor's approval)
(410) 545-0400
1-800-323-6742 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: shaadmin@sha.state.md.us
web: www.sha.state.md.us/

Elizabeth L. Homer, Deputy Administrator (410) 545-0402
Edward S. Harris, Counsel (410) 545-0050

MASS TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

(J00H01, formerly 29.08.01)
FY2001 appropriation: $478,853,585
FY2001 authorized positions: 2,873
Ronald L. Freeland, Mass Transit Administrator (appointed by Secretary of Transportation with Governor's approval)
(410) 767-3943
1-800-543-9809 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: mta_mail@prodigy.com
web: www.mtamaryland.com/

Vacancy, Deputy Administrator (410) 767-8758

MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION

(J00E00, formerly 29.05.00)
FY2001 appropriation: $145,709,814
FY2001 authorized positions: 1,704
Anne S. Ferro, Motor Vehicle Administrator (appointed by Secretary of Transportation with Governor's approval)
(410) 768-7274
1-800-950-1682 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: mvacs@mdot.state.md.us
web: http://mva.state.md.us/

William J. Long, Chief Deputy Administrator (410) 768-7281
Jonathan W. Acton II, Counsel (410) 768-7416

MVA INFORMATION (24-hours, recorded)
(410) 768-7000 (Baltimore metropolitan region)
(301) 948-3177 (Montgomery County)
(301) 350-9770 (Prince George's County)

MVA CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
1-800-950-1MVA (toll free)
1-800-950-1682 (toll free)
From out-of-state: (301) 729-1567
tty: 1-800-492-4575 (toll free)

Motorcycle Safety Training: 1-800-638-1722 (toll free)
Vehicle Emissions Inspection: 1-800-638-8347 (toll free)

MARYLAND PORT COMMISSION

Chair: John D. Porcari, Secretary of Transportation (410) 859-7397

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms: J. Owen Cole, 2000; David L. Winstead, Esq., 2000; Thomas T. Koch, 2001; Milton H. Miller, Sr., 2001; Robert I. Sewall, 2002; Fred L. Wineland, 2002.

MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION

(J00D00, formerly 29.04.00)
FY2001 appropriation: $171,203,582
FY2001 authorized positions: 311
James J. White, Executive Director (chosen by Chair, Maryland Port Commission, with Governor's approval)
(410) 385-4400
1-800-867-3625 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: mpa@access.digex.net
web: www.mpa.state.md.us/

Vacancy, Deputy Executive Director (410) 385-4402

MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

FY2001 appropriation (nonbudgeted income from toll revenues & bond proceeds):
FY2001 authorized positions:
Thomas L. Osborne, Sr., Executive Secretary (410) 288-8420
Daniel F. McMullen III, Assistant Executive Secretary (410) 288-8420
Deborah Donohue, Counsel (410) 288-8420
e-mail: mdta@mdot.state.md.us
web: www.mdta.state.md.us

Chair: John D. Porcari, Secretary of Transportation

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms: Carolyn Wilson Evans, Esq., 2001; Louise P. Hoblitzell, 2001; Rev. Dr. William C. Calhoun, Sr., 2002; William E. Freas, Jr., 2002; John B. Norris, Jr., 2003; Walter E. Woodford, Jr. 2003.


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE
Under Maryland Port Administration, reformed as Finance in 1999.

ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
Under Mass Transit Administration, disbanded in Jan. 2000.

BUILDING SERVICES
Formerly under Operational Services of the Maryland Port Administration, functions of this office were privatized in 1996.

CHESAPEAKE HIGHWAY ADVISORIES ROUTING TRAFFIC
Renamed Coordinated Highways Action Response Team late in 1999.

CUSTOMER RELATIONS & QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Customer and Media Relations in July 1998.

DIVISION OF INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Division of Investigative and Security Services in July 1997.

FIELD OPERATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, reorganized as Regional Operations in Oct. 1997.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS CENTER
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Information Resources Division in Oct. 1997.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, reorganized in Oct. 1997 with administrative functions assigned to Administration Division, and financial functions transferred to Planning and Finance Division.

MARYLAND COMPREHENSIVE TRANSIT PLAN TRANSIT ADVISORY PANEL
Staff: Harvey S. Zelefsky (410) 767-3781

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
Donald C. Fry, Chair
Thomas E. Abel; Joseph Alexander; Ray Ambrose; Evelyn T. Beasley; Sherry Burford; Norman H. Conway; Elijah E. Cummings: Ulysses Currie; Wayne K. Curry; Douglas M. Duncan; George C. Edwards; Lee R. Epstein; Robert Garner; John G. Gary; Charles C. Graves; Carolyn J. B. Howard; Donald P. Hutchinson; John (Jack) Kinstlinger; Murray D. Levy; Nathaniel J. McFadden; Charles Pettus; C. A. (Dutch) Ruppersberger III; Laurie B. Schwartz; Raymond M. Westfall; Richard A. White; F. Kirwan Wineland; Kenneth A. Yowan.

The Panel completed its work in Jan. 1999.

MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION POLICE FORCE
Consolidated into Maryland Transportation Authority Police Force, July 1, 1998 (Chapter 514, Acts of 1998).

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Office of Administrative Services, July 1, 1998.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Office of Engineering and Procurement in 1999.

OFFICE OF HIGHWAY POLICY & TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Policy and Research in March 1999.

OFFICE OF HIGHWAY POLICY ASSESSMENT
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Highway Policy and Technology Utilization in July 1998.

OFFICE OF MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Office of Minority Business Enterprise in 1999.

OFFICE OF POLICY & COMMUNICATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, restructured as Office of Driver and Vehicle Policies and Programs in July 1998.

OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Communications in July 1998.

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE & FREIGHT SERVICES
Under Mass Transit Administration, renamed Office of Real Estate in 1998.

OFFICE OF SYSTEMS PLANNING & EVALUATION
Under Office of Secretary, reorganized as Office of Planning and Capital Programming in 1999.

OFFICE OF TRANSIT COMMUNICATIONS
Under Mass Transit Administration, renamed Office of Communications.

OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING
Under Mass Transit Administration, disbanded in Jan. 2000.

SOUTHERN REGION
Under Maryland Transportation Authority and within Operations, functions dispersed in January 1998.

TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Technical Services Management Division in Oct. 1997.

TERMINAL MAINTENANCE
Under Maryland Port Administration, renamed Facility Operations in 1997.

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