DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[photo, Wayne A. Cawley, Jr. Building, Annapolis, Maryland] Wayne A. Cawley, Jr. Building
50 Harry S Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401 - 8960
(410) 841-5700, (301) 261-8106 (DC area)
fax: (410) 841-5914
tdd: (410) 841-5982
web: www.mda.state.md.us

Wayne A. Cawley, Jr. Building, Annapolis, Maryland, 1999. Photo by Diane P. Frese.


Hagner R. Mister, Secretary of Agriculture (410) 841-5880

Vacancy, Deputy Secretary (410) 841-5881
Robert D. Halman, Assistant Secretary for Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services (410) 841-5782
Charles W. Puffinberger, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Plant Industries & Pest Management (410) 841-5870
Royden N. Powell III, Assistant Secretary for Resource Conservation (410) 841-5865
Douglas H. Wilson, Director, Administrative Services (410) 841-5845
Craig A. Nielsen, Principal Counsel (410) 841-5883


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(L00A11, formerly 31.01.11.01)
FY2003 appropriation: $22,574,121
FY2003 authorized positions: 60
Hagner R. Mister, Secretary of Agriculture (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 841-5886
e-mail: misterhr@mda.state.md.us

Vacancy, Deputy Secretary (410) 841-5881

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

(L00A1102, formerly 31.01.11.02)
FY2003 appropriation: $1,059,332
FY2003 authorized positions: 18
Douglas H. Wilson, Director (410) 841-5845
e-mail: wilsondh@mda.state.md.us

OFFICE OF MARKETING, ANIMAL INDUSTRIES, & CONSUMER SERVICES

(L00A12, formerly 31.01.12)
FY2003 appropriation: $16,879,154
FY2003 authorized positions: 114.5
Robert D. Halman, Assistant Secretary for Marketing, Animal Industries, & Consumer Services (410) 841-5782
e-mail: halmanrd@mda.state.md.us
fax: (410) 841-5999
web: www.mda.state.md.us/geninfo/gen4.htm

OFFICE OF PLANT INDUSTRIES & PEST MANAGEMENT

(L00A14, formerly 31.01.14)
FY2003 appropriation: $10,552,952
FY2003 authorized positions: 131
Charles W. Puffinberger, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Plant Industries & Pest Management (410) 841-5870
e-mail: puffincw@mda.state.md.us
fax: (410) 841-5914
web: www.mda.state.md.us/geninfo/gen3.htm

OFFICE OF RESOURCE CONSERVATION

(L00A15, formerly 31.01.15)
FY2003 appropriation: $14,318,475
FY2003 authorized positions: 154.5
Royden N. Powell III, Assistant Secretary for Resource Conservation (410) 841-5865
e-mail: powellrn@mda.state.md.us
web: www.mda.state.md.us/geninfo/gen5.htm
web: www.mda.state.md.us/resource/guide.htm (Farmer's Guide to Permits)

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