DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


[photo, Federal Building, Baltimore, Maryland] Thomas E. Bratten, Jr., Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Federal Building, Room 110
31 Hopkins Plaza
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 333-4428
1-800-446-4926 (toll free)
e-mail: md.veterans@erols.com
fax: (410) 333-1071
web: www.mdva.state.md.us/


Federal Building, Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

Thomas E. Bratten, Jr., Secretary of Veterans Affairs (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 333-4429
Richard E. Shatzer, Deputy Secretary (410) 333-4429, ext. 12

ADMINISTRATION & OPERATIONS

Vacancy, Assistant Secretary (410) 333-4428

MARYLAND VETERANS COMMISSION

Paul M. Prozialeck, Director (chosen by Secretary of Veterans Affairs with Commission approval) (410) 333-4428, ext. 19

Appointed by Governor to 7-year terms:
Calvin E. Patton, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2006

Vernon M. Kershaw; David J. Pekar. Terms expire 2002.

Raymond H. Glock; Charles I. Miller. Terms expire 2003.

Edward T. Robertson, Sr.; Glenn A. Robinson. Terms expire 2004.

Claude L. Callegary, Esq. Term expires 2005.

John A. Jarosinski; Mildred C. Kelly; Sterling B. Phillips. Terms expire 2006.

Capt. J. E. Dolan, U.S.M.C. (Ret.); Demetri Paris. Terms expire 2007.

Nicholas T. Bassetti; Gordon B. Browning, Ed.D.; Col. Erwin A. Burtnick; James M. Gay, Jr.; Edward L. Grandy, Sr.; Sgt. Maj. Kenneth L. McCall, Sr., U.S.A. (Ret.); Stephen F. Parsons; Lewis Powell; Charles E. Reeder; Richard J. Santos; Leroy E. Thornton. Terms expire 2008.

John H. Meyers; Col. Otto B. Smith, U.S.A. (Ret.); Thomas D. Wallace; Harry E. Yaukey, Sr.; one vacancy. Terms expire 2009.

Ex officio: Robert M. Johnson, Chair, Veterans Home Commission


[color photograph of Crownsville State Veterans Cemetery]



MARYLAND VETERANS HOME COMMISSION

(D55P0005, formerly D56Q00 & 23.17.00)
FY2003 appropriation: $9,813,881
FY2003 authorized positions: 4
Frederick D. Shroyer, Executive Director (301) 884-8171
1-800-522-8387 (toll free, Maryland)
e-mail: vethome@charhall.org
fax: (301) 884-8036
web: www.charhall.org

Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms with Senate advice & consent:
Robert M. Johnson, Chair (chosen by Governor), 2004
Col. Mary Rozina Boyd, U.S.A.F. (ret.), Vice-Chair & Secretary, 2002

Maj. Gen. Andrew H. Anderson, U.S.A. (ret.), 2000; Raymond A. Chatary, 2000; Lt. Col. Frank Kobilis, 2003; Brig. Gen. John F. Burk, Jr., U.S.A. (ret.), 2002; Adolph T. Gardner, 2002; Alex Ilczuk, 2003; Jay N. Cross, 2005; Maj. Alfred N. Simmons, U.S.A. (ret.), 2005; Audrey R. Smith, 2005; one vacancy.

Ex officio: Parris N. Glendening, Governor; C. Bernard (Bernie) Fowler, designee of Senate President; John F. Wood, Jr., designee of House Speaker; Calvin E. Patton, Chair, Maryland Veterans Commission.

WAR MEMORIAL COMMISSION

(formerly H00A0103 & 28.01.01.03)
Wilson J. Thornton, Jr., Chair (chosen by Commission), 2002 (410) 396-8013

Appointed by Secretary of Veterans Affairs with Governor's approval to 5-year terms: Wilson J. Thornton, Jr., 2002; Maurine L. Hill, 2005; Marian C. James, 2006; two vacancies.

Appointed by Mayor of Baltimore to 5-year terms: Robert B. Watts, 1999; John E. Brandau, 2001; John A. Micklos, 2002.

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