Board of Ethics


Board Information

Name Board of Ethics
Function Oversees and enforces the City’s Public Ethics Law.  Responsibilities include: investigating ethics complaints and issuing sanctions, where appropriate; training City officials and employees on the Ethics Law; providing advisory opinions and other guidance on the application of the Ethics Law; managing the collection and review of financial disclosure statements and other required ethics forms; approving and overseeing governmental/charitable solicitation campaigns; and overseeing the lobbying registration and reporting process.
Composition Board of Ethics
City Council Approval Yes
Legal Authority City Charter Article VII § 105; City Code Article 8
Liason/Executive Director Name Isabel Cumming, ED / Jeffrey Hochstetler, Director
Liason/Executive Director Phone 410-396-7986
Liason/Executive Director Email



Position Member Name Term Expires Appointed By
Chair Stephan W. Fogleman December 31, 2020 Council President
Vice Chair Donna Davis December 31, 2022 Mayor
Member Melodie Hengerer December 31, 2013 Mayor
Member Arnold Sampson December 31, 2024 Comptroller
Member Noelle Newman
(appointed 6/20)
December 31, 2026 Mayor
Member John McCauley December 31, 2027 Mayor