Commissioners

The Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy (MSCCSP) is composed of 19 voting members, three of whom are ex-officio members. Each Commissioner is appointed to a four-year term.

Appointed by the Governor

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. Brett. R. Wilson  Chair Washington
Chief Douglas DeLeaver Law Enforcement Harford
Vacant State’s Attorney  
Richard A. Finci Criminal Defense Attorney Montgomery
Melinda C. Grenier Local Detention Centers Frederick
Brian D. Johnson, Ph.D. Criminal Justice Policy Expert  
William (Willy) E. Koutroumpis Public Anne Arundel
Alethea P. Miller Victims’ Advocacy Group Harford
Lisa M. Spicknall-Horner Public Anne Arundel

Appointed by the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. James P. Salmon Appellate Courts Prince George’s
Hon. Shannon E. Avery Circuit Court; MSCCSP Vice-Chair Baltimore City
Hon. Patrice E. Lewis District Court Prince George’s

Appointed by the President of the Senate

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. Charles E. Sydnor, III Senator Baltimore County
Hon. Christopher R. West Senator Baltimore County

Appointed by the Speaker of the House

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. J. Sandy Bartlett Delegate Anne Arundel County
Hon. David Moon Delegate Montgomery County

Ex-Officio Members

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. Brian E. Frosh Attorney General Statewide
Paul B. DeWolfe Public Defender Statewide
Robert L. Green Secretary of Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Statewide