DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Thomas E. Bratten, Jr., Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Federal Building, Room 110
31 Hopkins Plaza
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 333-4428
1-800-446-4926 (toll free)
e-mail: md.veterans@erols.com
fax: (410) 333-1071
web: www.mdva.state.md.us/


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

Thomas E. Bratten, Jr., Secretary of Veterans Affairs (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 333-4429
Richard E. Shatzer, Deputy Secretary (410) 333-4429

ADMINISTRATION & OPERATIONS

Christine V. Hobbs, Assistant Secretary
(410) 333-4428
e-mail: c.hobbs@erols.com

MARYLAND VETERANS COMMISSION

Appointed by Governor to 7-year terms:
Calvin E. Patton, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2006

Capt. J. E. Dolan, U.S.M.C. (Ret.). Term expires 2000.

Robert C. Adams, Sr.; Nicholas T. Bassetti; Col. Erwin A. Burtnick; John J. Gistedt; George W. Harrison; Walter D. Hyle, Jr.; Lewis Powell; Charles E. Reeder; Richard J. Santos; Leroy E. Thornton. Terms expire 2001.

Vernon M. Kershaw; John H. Meyers; David J. Pekar; Col. Otto B. Smith, U.S.A. (Ret.); Thomas Wallace; Harry E. Yaukey, Sr.; one vacancy. Terms expire 2002.

Raymond H. Glock; James T. Williams. Terms expire 2003.

Edward T. Robertson, Sr.; Glenn A. Robinson. Terms expire 2004.

Claude L. Callegary, Esq. Term expires 2005.

John A. Jarosinski; Mildred C. Kelly; Sterling B. Phillips. Terms expire 2006.

Ex officio: Robert M. Johnson, Chair, Veterans Home Commission (410) 333-4428

Vacancy, Director (chosen by Secretary of Veterans Affairs with Commission approval) (410) 333-4428

MARYLAND VETERANS HOME COMMISSION

(D55P0005, formerly D56Q00 & 23.17.00)
FY2001 appropriation: $9,859,712
FY2001 authorized positions:

Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms with Senate advice & consent:
Robert M. Johnson, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2000
Col. Mary Rozina Boyd, U.S.A.F. (ret.), Vice-Chair & Secretary, 2002

Maurice I. Long, Sr., 1999; Maj. Gen. Andrew H. Anderson, U.S.A. (ret.), 2000; Raymond A. Chatary, 2000; Alfred N. Simmons, 2001; Audrey R. Smith, 2001; John B. Tourtelot, M.D., 2001; Lt. Col. Frank Kobilis, 2003; Brig. Gen. John F. Burk, Jr., U.S.A. (ret.), 2002; Adolph T. Gardner, 2002; Alex Ilczuk, 2003.

Ex officio: Parris N. Glendening, Governor; Bernard C. (Bernie) Fowler, designee of Senate President; John F. Wood, Jr., designee of House Speaker; Calvin E. Patton, Chair, Maryland Veterans Commission.

Frederick D. Shroyer, Executive Director

(301) 884-8171
1-800-522-8387 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: vethome@charhall.org
fax: (301) 884-8036
web: www.charhall.org

WAR MEMORIAL COMMISSION

(formerly H00A0103 & 28.01.01.03)
John E. Brandau, Chair (chosen by Commission), 2001
(410) 396-8013

Appointed by Secretary of Veterans Affairs with Governor's approval to 5-year terms: Gerald J. Bailin, 1999; W. Russell Brown, 2000; Marian C. James, 2001; Wilson J. Thornton, Jr., 2002.

Appointed by Mayor of Baltimore to 5-year terms: Robert B. Watts, 1999; John E. Brandau, 2001; John A. Micklos, 2002.

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