The Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission was created by statute in 1994 (Chapter 114, Acts of 1994). The Commission studies and collects information on the effectiveness of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and current risk reduction treatments in reducing exposure to lead as well as risk and liability issues including availability of insurance. (Environment Article, Secs. 6-801, 6-848)
The Commission consists of nineteen members who serve four-year terms. Seventeen of these, including the chair, are appointed by the Governor. One is a member of the Senate named by the Senate President and one is a delegate chosen by the House Speaker. (Environment Article, Secs. 6-807 through 6-810)
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2019Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2017 Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2016 Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2015 Report to the Governor by the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission, 2001
Lead Commission Mission Statement Mission Statement Current Membership
Patricia McLaine, DrPH, MPH, RN,(Chair), Shana G. Boscak, Benita A. Cooper, Mary Beth Haller, Susan DiGaetano-Kleinhammer, John P. Martonick, Clifford Mitchell, MD, Paula Montgomery, Barbara Moore, MSN, RN, Christina Peusch, Leonidas A. Newton, Adam D. Skolnik, John J. Scott, Jr., Ms. Manjula Paul, Ms. Anna L. Davis, JD, MPH.
Vacant Positions: a member of the Senate of Maryland, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, The Secretary of Housing and Community Development or the Secretary's designee, a representative of a financial institution that makes loans secured by a rental property
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Unless otherwide noted,the Commission meets the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at MDE. Exceptions are listed in the meeting schedule.
Please confirm your attendance with Wendy Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-537-3304.
The January 2020 Commission meeting will be held on January 9, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.in the Aeris conference room at MDE. This meeting will include an overview and discussion of draft lead regulations, available. To view draft regulations click here.
2020 Meeting Schedule
Paula Montgomery, MDE, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD 21230, Paula.Montgomery@maryland.gov, 410-537-3317, toll free in Maryland 800-776-2706 ext. 3441 or fax 410-537-3156.
1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230