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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​.


  • BGen Dean R. Ertwine
  • William B. Morgan, Ph.D
  • Lt. Col. Alfred H. M. Shehab (ret.)
  • Col. Deborah S. Thomas, USAF (ret.); DST Technologies
  • John C. Astle; Senator, MD State Senate, District 30
  • Beverly Byron; Former U.S. House of Representatives; MD, 6th District
  • George W. Owings, III; Senator, MD State Senate
  • Michael Colina; President, Resource Management Concepts
  • Alan Imhoff; Retired Adjunct Faculty Frederick Community College
  • David R. Rudolph; Delegate, MD House of Delegates
  • Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, Adjutant General
  • Robert M. Summers, Ph.D., Secretary of the Environment
  • Richard E. Hall, Secretary of Planning; James T. Smith, Jr., Secretary of Transportation
  • Edward Chow, Jr., Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Glen Ives, President, Southern Maryland Navy Alliance
  • Jill McClune, President, Army Alliance
  • Dennis P. Chappell, President, Indian Head Defense Alliance
  • Richard E. Metrey, President, Maritime Technology Alliance
  • Thomas Gladstone, President, Fort Detrick Alliance
  • M. H. (Jim) Estepp, President, Andrews Business & Community Alliance
  • Deon Viergutz, President, Fort Meade Alliance

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


Friday, September 25, 2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, at the Conference Center at Fort Meade, 6800 Taylor Avenue, Fort Meade.  

Friday, November 13, 2015, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, at the Club at Andrews, 1889 Arnold Drive, Joint Base Andrews. (tentative) ​