Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities (CEJSC)

​CEJSC Meetings and Agendas​

  • ​The Commission will meet on Thursday, June 2, 2022, 9:30am - 11:30am.  This is a joint meeting with the Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council and the Maryland Lead Commission.  It will be held virtually on Google Meet:​ or 347-947-6647‬ PIN: ‪537 749 227‬#.

    Please note the date and time varies from our regular meeting due to the joint meeting.

  • Meetings are held regularly on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10am to 12pm. Please visit this page to confirm the meeting date and find materials.

Commission Membership​

Maryland Environment Section 1-701 identifies the membership requirements for the CEJSC. The CEJSC consists of 23 members including representatives from multiple state agencies, local government, and labor.  The Governor, the Senate President, and the Speaker of the House appoint representatives of communities concerned with Environmental Justice, the business communities, environmental organizations, health experts, and an academic institution with an EJ institute.  Click on the Commissioner's name to view their biography.​

Maryland Senator The Honorable Obie Patterson 
Maryland Delegate The Honorable Regina T. Boyce
Maryland Department
of the Environment 
Secretary Ben Grumbles (Devon Dodson, Designee)
Maryland Department
of Health
Dennis R. Schrader (Subha Chandar, Designee)
Maryland Department
of Planning
Robert S. McCord (Joseph Griffiths, Designee)
Maryland Department of Housing
and Community Development
Kenneth C. Holt (John Papagni, Designee)
Maryland Department
of Commerce
Kelly M. Schutz (Malachy Rice, Designee)
Maryland Department
of Transportation
Gregory I. Slater​ (Janet Moye Cornick, Designee)
Business Organization Voncia Molock​
Environmental Organization Vacant as of 1/4/2021
Business/Public Robert Hackman
Health Expert Lesliam Quiros-Alcala
Health Expert Vacant as of 1/4/2021
Local Government Camille Burke
Business/Affected Community Crystal Faison
Business/Public Paula Dannenfeldt
General Public with Interest/Expertise Paulette Hammond
General Public Barbara Paca​
Affected Communities w/EJ Concern Monica Brooks
Affected Communities w/EJ Concern Vacant as of 1/4/2021


Annual Reports and Archives​

Contact Information

For further information please contact Devon Dodson at (410) 537-4499 or