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Maryland Military Installation Council

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Maryland Military Installation Council identifies the public infrastructure, potential impact on local communities, and support needed for State military installation development and expansion. The Council reviews State policies to support military installations and maximize economic benefits to local communities​.


  • State Senator John Astle
  • Steve Tiller, President, Ft Meade Alliance
  • Brian Klaas, President, Military Alliance Council
  • Tom Albro, President, Army Alliance (APG)
  • Mike Colina, President, Resource Management Concepts
  • Mike Gill, Secretary, Dept. of Commerce
  • Dr. Dean Ertwine
  • Jim Estepp, President, Andrews Business & Community Alliance
  • Wendi Peters, Secretary, Department of Planning 
  • Alan Imhoff, Retired Adjunct Faculty Frederick Community College
  • Harry Modrow, President, Fort Detrick Alliance"
  • Ivan Caplan, President, Maritime Alliance
  • Brian Norris, President, Southern MD Navy Alliance
  • Pete Rahn, Secretary, Dept. of Transportation
  • Lt. Col. Alfred M. Shehab (USA, Ret.)
  • George Schlossberg
  • Benjamin Grumbles, Secretary, Dept. of the Environment 
  • Brad Jewitt
  • Brian Simmons
  • Col. Deborah S. Thomas, (USAF, Ret.); DST Technologies
  • George Owings, Secretary, Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • Major General Linda Singh, Adjutant General, Maryland
  • Delegate Sally Jameson​

Staff: Executive Director - Brig. Gen. J. Michael Hayes (ret.); Managing Director, Office of Military Affairs


Lisa Swoboda, ​​Deputy Director, Office of Military Affairs
Maryland Department of Commerce
401 E. Pratt St., 15th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202


Visit this page to find upcoming public meeting notices. All parties in​terested in attending may do so at the location included on the agenda when posted. If you would like to be included on future meeting notices, please send your contact information to​.​