Maryland Commission on Public Art
Maryland Commission on Public Art works to integrates public art enhancements into state-funded construction during the early stages of planning and development. The Commission directs the strategic vision of Maryland's statewide public art program. As required by legislation passed in 2013, Maryland must include public art in all construction and major renovation projects.
Catherine LeggettChairMontgomery County
Catherine Leggett is Senior Vice President for Human Resources at ICMA-RC, a nonprofit, independent financial services corporation focused on providing retirement security for the Public Sector services for more than 1 million public sector participant accounts and approximately 9,000 retirement plans.
Before joining to ICMA-RC, she worked... Read More
Elaine BachmanPublic Members
Elaine Rice Bachmann is the Deputy State Archivist of Maryland, and the former Director and Curator of Artistic Property at the Maryland State Archives. A graduate of Indiana University and the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture at the University of Delaware, she has written and lectured widely on Maryland's state-owned art collection and the history of the... Read More
Randall M. GriffinHoward County
Randall M. Griffin retired April 1, 2012 as CEO of Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT). He was elected as Trustee in February 2005. He served as President and CEO from April 2005 until September 2010 and served as President and Chief Operating Officer from September 1998 to March 2005. From 1993 to 1998, he was President of Constellation Real Estate Group until... Read More
Elizabeth HughesPublic Members
Elizabeth Hughes serves as the Maryland State Historic Preservation Officer and Director of the Maryland Historical Trust. In this capacity, she oversees development of program policy and legislation and oversight of all Trust programs, including the work of the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum.
Ms. Hughes earned her Master’s Degree in... Read More
Molline JacksonPrince George's County
Molline Jackson’s professional background and skill sets includes a BA in Landscape Architect, a Masters in Real Estate Development, and over 10 years of Planning and Zoning work experience. Currently, she works at the Montgomery County Planning Department (M-NCPPC) as the Special Assistant to the Planning Director and coordinates public art as a public... Read More
Leslie KahnMontgomery County
Leslie Kahn, A.I.A is a registered architect and LEED certified. She serves as Facilities Program Manager for the Administrative Office of the US Courts, and works with the General Services Administration (GSA) Design Excellence Program, providing the opportunity to achieve high-quality design for a high performance building, while incorporating art in architecture.... Read More
Anne KlaseAnne Arundel CountyPublic Members
Anne Klase serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot. She has worked on several political campaigns and has assisted in fundraising for various State and Federal candidates.
Anne is a graduate of Salisbury University, where she studied Political Science. As an undergraduate, she completed several internships including one in... Read More
Kathy O'Dell Ph.dBaltimore County
Art historian Kathy O'Dell is Associate Professor of Visual Arts at UMBC, where she also serves as Special Assistant to the Dean for Education & Arts Partnerships. She is a former MSAC Councilor and currently a member of MSAC advisory committees. She chairs the Higher Education in the Arts Task Force (HEAT Force) of the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (... Read More
Liling TienBaltimore County
Ms. Tien, founder of P.E.L.A. Design, Inc. is a landscape architect and planner having over 30 years of experience on Baltimore projects of various planning and design disciplines. Prior to establishing the firm of PELA, she worked for Baltimore City Urban Design Section, Department of Planning; Baltimore County Office of Planning; and KCI Technologies, Inc.... Read More
Rodney TissueWashington County
RODNEY A. TISSUE, P.E., City Engineer for the City of Hagerstown, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh. As City Engineer, he manages the Department of Parks and Engineering that includes Engineering, Parks and Recreation and the City’s recycling program. He is a Registered... Read More