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. Brian L. DeLeonardo Chair Carroll
Chief Douglas DeLeaver Law Enforcement Harford
Richard A. Finci, Esq. Criminal Defense Attorney Montgomery
Melinda C. Grenier Local Detention Centers Frederick
Robert H. Harvey, Jr., Esq. State’s Attorney Calvert
Brian D. Johnson, Ph.D. Criminal Justice Policy Expert  
Alethea P. Miller Victims’ Advocacy Group Harford
Kyle E. Scherer, Esq. Public Prince George’s
Lisa M. Spicknall-Horner Public Anne Arundel

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

Name Representation Jurisdiction
Hon. Melanie M. Shaw Appellate Courts Prince George’s
Hon. Shannon E. Avery Circuit Court; MSCCSP Vice-Chair Baltimore City
Hon. Michelle R. Saunders District Court Calvert

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. Anthony G. Brown
Katie Dorian, designee
Attorney General Statewide
Natasha Dartigue, Esq.
Donald E. Zaremba, designee
Public Defender Statewide
Carolyn J. Scruggs
Angelina Guarino, designee
Secretary of Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Statewide