Smart Growth Subcabinet to Hold Forum for Local Elected Leaders

The Governor’s Smart Growth Subcabinet will hold a virtual public forum for local elected leaders and planning officials on Wednesday, July 29.

The Smart Growth Subcabinet oversees and advises on Maryland’s growth policies and laws. Its members (mostly Cabinet secretaries) will offer information on resources for local governments regarding the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery. Participants will also have an opportunity to discuss local issues relating to smart growth. The forum will be Wednesday, July 29 from 2:00-4:00pm.

To register for the forum visit the event page.

Subcabinet Membership:

  • Wendi Peters, Special Secretary of Smart Growth and Chair, Smart Growth Subcabinet 
  • Robert McCord, Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning and Vice Chair, Smart Growth Subcabinet 
  • Joseph Bartenfelder, Secretary, Maryland Department of Agriculture 
  • David Brinkley, Secretary, Maryland Department of Budget and Management 
  • Jinlene Chan, M.D., Secretary’s Designee, Maryland Department of Health 
  • Ellington Churchill, Jr., Secretary, Maryland Department of General Services 
  • James Fielder, Jr., Secretary, Maryland Higher Education 
  • Carol Gilbert, Assistant Secretary for Neighborhood Revitalization, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development 
  • Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment 
  • Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, Secretary, Maryland Department of Natural Resources 
  • Kenneth Holt, Secretary, Housing and Community Development 
  • Gerrit Knaap, Executive Director, National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education 
  • Gregory Slater, Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation 
  • Tiffany Robinson, Secretary, Maryland Department of Labor 
  • Kelly Schulz, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce 
  • Mary Beth Tung, Director, Maryland Energy Administration
  • Michael L. Higgs, Director, Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation

View the press release.