BALTIMORE — Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott announced the appointment of six new leaders in his staff Wednesday.
Previously serving as the Director of Legislative Affairs and the Director of Business and Economic Develop for the Council President’s Office, Michael Huber has been named Scott’s Chief of Staff. Huber earned a law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2011, then Barred into Maryland the next year, a release from Scott’s office said. Huber earned his undergraduate degree from Knox College.
Leslie Carter leaves the Department of Defense to take on the role for Director of Administration. Carter worked in Personnel Security while in the DoD, earning experience in administrative and personnel management, Scott’s office said. Carter also has experience in Baltimore communities, founding the Southwest Leadership Roundtable, where she was Board Chair.
Anthony Jones takes over as the Director of Community Relations. He also has ties to the city and its neighborhoods by being the former Director of Community Relations at Healthcare for the Homeless and the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Scott’s office said. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University.
As Director of Legislative Affairs, Caylin Young joins Scott’s staff after serving as Public Policy Council at the ACLU of Maryland, where he interacted with both lawmakers in Annapolis and on Capitol Hill. A Hampton University graduation, Young went on to earn a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, passing the Bar in both Maryland and California.
Serving in the Council President’s Office since 2010, Danielle Laurenceau will remain as the Director of Business & Economic Development and as a staffer on the Board of Estimates. She has a Master of Science from the University of Baltimore and a bachelor’s degree from Morgan State.
Stefanie Mavronis will move from District 1 Councilman Zeke Cohen’s office, where she served as the Director of Civic Engagement, to serve as the Deputy Director of Communications for Scott. Mavronis has experience in the world of communications, producing the Marc Steiner Show on Baltimore NPR-affiliate WEAA-FM, and earning a Master of Public Affairs from the Wilson School at Princeton. She earned her undergraduate degree from UMBC.
Scott began working to build his team since being voted into the Council Presidency on May 9, his office said. He hopes to build a responsive team that promotes both accountability and transparency.
“Upon becoming Council President, I focused on building a diverse and dynamic team that would help to carry out the mission of transforming Baltimore into the best city it can be,” said Council President Scott. “Our team will be focused on strategies to cure violent crime in our city and building an accountable, transparent, and efficient government our residents can have faith in.”