Prior to being appointed to the Parole Board, Mr. Brown served as the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety and Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security. Mr. Brown has over 30 years working in public safety in which he has held the positions of Superintendent of the Maryland State Police, Chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department and Deputy Commissioner of Operations in the Baltimore City Police Department. Brown has a Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing from Penn State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He completed the FBI’s National Executive Institute Leadership Program, the Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security and the Fusion Center Leaders Program. He is an Adjunct Professor for Penn State University for both graduate and undergraduate level courses in the Homeland Security Program and in the College of Public Administration. Brown was nominated by Governor Wolf to serve a full six-year term and was confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 2021.