Office of Maintenance (OOM)

7491 Connelley Drive

Hanover, MD 21076

410-582-5500 (General Phone)

TOLL FREE FOR md oNLY 1-877-624-6863

Russell A. Yurek
410-582-5505 (phone)
410-582-9868 (fax)

Sandi Sauter
Deputy Director
410-582-5535 (phone)
410-582-9862 (fax)

William (Bill) Johnson
SHA Homeland Security Manager 
410-582-5552 (phone)
410-582-9862 (fax)

Office of the Director
The Director’s Office consists of operational and administrative support staff responsible for the overall direction and oversight within the Office of Maintenance. The Director's staff also includes the Deputy Director responsible for overseeing the operations of OOM Divisions. The OOM Deputy Director is responsible for managing the Highway Maintenance Division, Equipment Division, Homeland Security Section, Facilities Maintenance Division and Administration Section.

The Homeland Security Manager is responsible for handling SHA’s Homeland Security Program. This includes coordinating matters relating to homeland security and emergency management plans, applying for and managing homeland security grants, and SHA’s participation in homeland security and emergency management exercises and training. SHA supports the Public Assistance Program through the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Homeland Security Manager represents SHA on various regional and statewide committees and task forces for emergency management and homeland security. Additionally, the Manager interacts with the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program.