Legislation

Management Council

Customer Council

Procurement

Legislation

Maryland Correctional Enterprises is governed by Correctional Services Article § 3-501 through 3-528 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

Management Council

The MCE Management council, in accordance with Senate Bill 174, will consist of 15 staff members that meet at least quarterly.

Membership of the MCE Management Council will consist of: the MCE Chief Executive Officer, the Commissioner of Correction, a representative of the State Comptroller, a member of the House of Delegates, a member of the Senate, a representative of the University System of Maryland, a representative of the State Department of Education, a representative of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, a representative of the Governor's Office of Crime Control, two representatives of organized labor, a judge, two representatives of the business community, and one representative of a non-profit organization.

The Management Council will assume the following duties:

  • Review the operation of programs to determine any negative impact on workers in the State including wage depression or job displacement.
  • Review the working conditions of inmates.
  • Recommend changes as necessary to meet business plan goals and objectives.
  • Solicit ideas, proposals, and suggestions from business representatives, non-profit organizations, government entities, and members of the public on ideas to enhance the work experiences and skills of inmates in order to obtain gainful employment after release.
  • Review and recommend opportunities with private sector employers to expand the Prison Industries Enhancement (PIE) Program.
  • Review and identify ways to improve the business practices including sales, marketing, inventory, warehousing, and product line operations.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction with price, quality, delivery, and after delivery service.
  • Review and comment on the operating and capital budgets along with cash forecasts.

Management Council Membership Roster:

William Folden, House of Delegates
David Jenkins, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Vacant, Organized Labor (Public Sector)
Jack Weber, Uptown Press, Inc.
John Gontrum, Louis L. Goldstein Treasury 
Sarah Myers, Governor's Office of  Crime Control and Prevention
Pamila Brown, Judical, District Court of  Maryland
Alice Wirth, Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Joseph Evans, University System of Maryland
Dayena Corcoran, Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Steve Shiloh, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Vacant, Maryland Correctional Enterprises

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Customer Council

The MCE Customer Council, in accordance with Senate Bill 174, meets quarterly and consists of the following 11 members: the MCE Chief Executive Officer; and representatives of the Department of Budget and Management, Business and Economic Development, General Services, Health and Mental Hygiene, Human Resources, and Transportation; the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and three customers.

The Customer Council will assume the following duties:

  • Review products and services.
  • Advise on operational issues concerning quality, style, design, delivery and pricing.
  • Recommend new products and services.
  • Review annual sales catalog.
  • Review company business plan.
  • Discuss and advise any issues relating to products and services.
  • Recommend sales/marketing and customer satisfaction initiatives.

Customer Council Membership Roster:

Vacant, Maryland Higher Education Commission
Calvin Johnson, Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
Brenda Lee, Department of Commerce
Sandra Filippi, Montgomery College
Vacant, Maryland Dept. of General Services
Christina Tabuteau, Dept. of Human Resources
Vacant, Maryland Dept. of Transportation
John West, Dept. of Budget & Management
Vacant, City of Baltimore
Lois Whitaker, Morgan State University
Steve Shiloh, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Ashley Lohr, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Joe Sommerville, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
Todd Deak, Maryland Correctional Enterprises
 

Procurement

Maryland Correctional Enterprises’ quoted prices are in compliance with preference law and regulation reference Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 21.11.05 and (COMAR) 21.11.07.12. b Prices are subject to change with approval from the Department of General Services.

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