Contact Information

William (Butch) Hensel Employer Support Specialist 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-234-3809
william.hensel.ctr@ang.af.mil

Raymond Ayres Administrative Support Technician 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-234-3816
raymond.ayres.ctr@ang.af.mil

Ralph Prete Program Support Technician 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-576-1452
ralph.prete.ctr@ang.af.mil

Carl Peters Employment Transition Coordinator 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-576-6188

Maryland

Committee Leadership

Ms. Jean M. Hulet State Chair
Mr. Sam Peebles Vice Chair
Mr. Erwin Burtnick Central Region Chair
Mr. Don Bouchard Southern Region Chair
Mr. Ray Simmons Eastern Region Chair
Mr. Ron Pitts Western Region Chair
Mr. Al Nicolosi Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Vernon Sevier Military Outreach Director
Mr. Mike Comeau Ombudsman Director
Mr. Hal Scott Training Director

 

The Maryland Committee is made up of volunteer, business executives, civic leaders, educators, retired and active military personnel, and concerned citizens dedicated to preventing and resolving those employer/employee conflicts that directly impact the retention of our reserve component Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen.  Our 62 members with some help and resources from the National Committee located in Alexandria, VA, initiate employer support and education programs including a speakers bureau, ombudsman program, visits to training sites, and through our awards program, recognition of employers whose policies support or encourage participation in the National Guard and Reserve.  By explaining the mission of the National Guard and Reserve and by increasing public awareness of the role of the employer, we hope to develop a dialogue among the 164,000 private and public sector employers throughout the state, our state employer support committee, and local National Guard and Reserve unit commanders and the 17,903 members of the National Guard and Reserve within the state.

News

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August 15, 2014North Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce signs Statement of Support

GLEN BURNIE, Md. – Maryland Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced. Diane Montier, President of the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve August 13. The signing took place during the Chamber’s board of directors meeting held at the Chamber office.

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August 07, 2014South Carolina ESGR Announces the passing of State Chair John V. Green

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve State Chair John V. Green passed away August 5. Funeral services for John V. Green, 84, were held Saturday, August 9, at Forest Lake Presbyterian, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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July 28, 2014Department of Defense announces 15 recipients of 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
WASHINGTON –­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced today 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. Learn More.