“Barbara has a diverse background in public policy, legislative and regulatory matters,” said County Executive Neuman. “She has worked on State and County legislative issues for a number of years and I know she will hit the ground running in her new position.”
Prior to her appointment, Wilkins was senior council for Holland & Knight, LLP where she worked with public officials, drafted legislation, testified and monitored legislative and regulatory issues for corporations and business trade associations.
Wilkins holds a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University.
She replaces Alan Friedman who retired June 30th.
Wilkins’ appointment is effective immediately.