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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 military installation development and expansion. The Council reviews State policies to support military installations and maximize economic benefits to local communities​. The council membership includes appointed members, statutory members, and military insallation commanders as ex-officio members.


  • State Senator Mary-Dulany James
  • State Senator William Smith
  • State Delegate Carl Jackson
  • Kevin A. Anderson, Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Rebecca Flora, Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Serena McIlwain, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • Paul Wiedefeld, Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Anthony Woods, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Joseph T. Arcano, Jr., Ph.D
  • Major General Janeen L. Birckhead, Adjutant General
  • Mike Colina
  • Anthony Davis
  • Brigadier General Dean Ertwine (Ret.)
  • Jim Estepp, President, Andrews Business & Community Alliance
  • Tom Garrison, President, Southern MD Navy Alliance
  • Robert Keane, President, Maritime Technology Alliance
  • Colonol George Lamont (Ret.)
  • Tony Lisuzzo, President, Army Alliance (APG)
  • Steve Mitchell, President, Military Alliance Council
  • Joe Pacileo, President, Ft. Meade Alliance
  • Ellen Pfeiffer
  • Jennifer Staiger, President, Ft. Detrick Alliance
  • Steve Waugh

Staff: Executive Director - Lisa Swoboda; Senior Director, Office of Military & Federal Affairs


Lisa Swoboda, Senior Director, Office of Military & Federal Affairs
Maryland Department of Commerce
401 E. Pratt St., 7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

All parties in​terested in attending may attend at the noted location. If you would like to be included on future meeting notices, please send your contact information to​.

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