DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[Photograph of Department Secretary] JOHN D. PORCARI, Secretary of Transportation



Secretary of Transportation since January 1, 1999. Deputy Secretary of Transportation, 1997-98.

Governor's Ombudsman and Assistant Secretary for Economic Development Policy, Department of Business and Economic Development, 1995-96.

Member, Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Governor's Year-2000 Readiness Task Force, 1999-2000. Chair, Maryland Aviation Commission, 1999-; Maryland Port Commission, 1999-; Maryland Transportation Authority, 1999-; Executive Committee, Transportation Enhancements Program, 1999-. Co-Chair, Maryland Greenways Commission, 1999-. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1999-; Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation Subcabinet, 1999-; Interagency Committee on Aging Services, 1999-; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1999-; Capital Debt Affordability Committee, 1999-; Maryland Civil War Heritage Commission, 1999; Maryland Economic Development Corporation, 1999-; Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority, 1999-; Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, 1999-; Task Force on High-Speed Network Development, 1999-2000; State Information Technology Board, 1999-; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 1999-; Patuxent River Commission, 1999-; Pricing and Selection Committee for Rehabilitation and Employment Programs, 1999-; Procurement Advisory Council, 1999-; Interagency Committee on Specialized Transportation, 1999-; Transportation Professional Services Selection Board, 1999-; Washington Suburban Transit Commission, 1999-; Transit Policy Panel, 2000. Chair, Special Task Force for Transit-Oriented Development, 2000-01.

Born in Rochester, New York, December 14, 1958. University of Dayton, B.A. (political science), 1981; Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, M.P.A. (public administration), 1985. Vice-president, Loiederman Associates, 1977. Past member, Board of Directors, Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association. Past representative of Governor to Economic Development Advisory Committee of National Governor's Association; Maryland Communications Center; Italy-America Chamber of Commerce. Married; four children.

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