Yesterday, The Daily Record honored the winners of their annual "Maryland's Top 100 Women," a program that recognizes high-achieving Maryland women who are making an impact through their leadership, community service and mentoring. Of those 100 women honored yesterday in a ceremony at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, two of those were members of the O'Malley-Brown Executive Cabinet: Department of Human Resources Secretary Brenda Donald, and Department of Budget and Management T. (for tough choices) Eloise Foster.
Under Secretary Donald's leadership, the Department of Human Resources has safely reduced the number of Maryland children in foster care by nearly 20 percent -- ensuring that Maryland's children have safe and loving homes.
Secretary Foster has been a tremendous leader in serving as the State's chief fiscal adviser, especially in these tough fiscal times.
I want to congratulate Secretary Donald and Secretary Foster for their hard work, and for delivering results to move Maryland forward.