Mayor Scott Announces Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement Interim Director

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Brandon M. Scott
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BALTIMORE, MD. (Wednesday, June 28, 2023) - Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Stefanie Mavronis as the Interim Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE). She will take over the role when Executive Director Shantay Jackson departs her position at MONSE on June 30, 2023.

"Stefanie has been at the forefront of MONSE's mission since day one, and will be an incredibly effective interim leader while we actively search for a new Executive Director for MONSE," said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. "We look forward to expeditiously appointing a new Executive Director to build on the foundation laid by this team and forging ahead in the work that is so important to the wellbeing and future of our city."

Stefanie currently serves as MONSE's Chief of Staff where she manages the day-to-day operations of the agency. While at MONSE Stefanie supported the rollout of the city's community violence intervention ecosystem and implementation of the city's first-ever comprehensive violence prevention plan.

Stefanie previously served as Deputy Director of Communication for Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Acting Director of Communication during his first 90 days in office. She earned her B.A. degrees in Political Science and Media and Communication Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where she was a Sondheim public affairs scholar. She earned a Master's in Public Affairs (M.P.A.) from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University with a certificate in Urban Policy and Planning.

"As someone with a deep love for Baltimore, I am honored to serve in this capacity," said Mavronis. "Together, with the MONSE team, we will continue to show up for the residents of Baltimore as we work toward a safer, healthier future for all."

For more information about MONSE's portfolio, agency structure, and Baltimore's Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan, please visit

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