The Howard County Chamber Legislative and Government Affairs Committee meets monthly to address critical business issues related to regulatory and legislative matters, and to make position recommendations to the Chamber Board of Directors.

Legislative and Government Affairs Committee

Members of the Committee maintain close working relationships with elected officials at the county and state level.

Legislative and Government Affairs Public Policy Team

  • Andrew Robinson, Esq., Attorney, Offit Kurman, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS CO-CHAIR
  • Cole Schnorf, Senior Vice President, Manekin LLC , LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS CO-CHAIR
  • Leonardo McClarty, CCE , President/CEO, Howard County Chamber
  • Cheryl U. Brown, Esq., Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC , EMPLOYMENT/LABOR LAW & HEALTH SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
  • Elizabeth Haynes, Assistant Branch Manager, Howard County Library System, EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
  • Richard Ohnmacht, Sr. Vice President, Bay Bank, BUDGET, FINANCE & TAXATION SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR
  • Pete Maheridis, Esq., Managing Director, COGENT Commercial of Keller Williams Realty Centre, ENVIRONMENTAL & TRANSPORTATION SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR

Legislative Affairs Committee

  • Jeff Agnor – Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC
  • Nellie Arrington – Long & Foster Columbia
  • James Benjamin – Pessin Katz Law, PA
  • Ellen Coren – Chesapeake Public Strategies
  • Tom Cormier – Giant – Ahold USA
  • Lin Eagan – The Eagan Team
  • Shaun Eddy – Oxford Planning Group
  • Josh Bokee – Comcast
  • Greg Fitchitt – The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • Caryn Lasser – Howard County Government
  • Peter Morgan – Howard County Association of Realtors
  • Michael Riemer – The Riemer Group, Inc
  • Joe Rutter – Land Design & Development, Inc.
  • Mike Snyder – Dewberry
  • Michael Thompson – Kaiser Permanente
  • Peggy M. White, PE – KCI Technologies, Inc.

Individuals interested in joining the Howard County Chamber Legislative and Government Affairs Committee can call the Chamber at 410-730-4111.

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