Roy McGrath, chairman and CEO of the Maryland Environmental Service, has been selected to serve as a member of the Board of Visitors at the University of Maryland’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) in College Park.
Mr. McGrath, a 1993 graduate of the college, formally joined the Board at its 2017 Fall Meeting on November 17, 2017. “It is a genuine honor for me to serve with such a distinguished group of board advisors to the college, faculty, and alumni,” Mr. McGrath said about his selection. “The university and BSOS College are among our nation’s most prestigious academic research institutions. It is a privilege for me to have this opportunity to give back to an institution from which I have benefited immeasurably in my professional career.”
Mr. McGrath has led the 800 person Maryland Environmental Service, a not-for-profit public corporation and independent agency of the State, since December 2016, and he chairs its Board of Directors. Recent prior roles held by Mr. McGrath include two years as Deputy Chief of Staff to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, where he provided oversight for State business matters, public safety, and the university system; and eighteen years with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, most recently as Vice President of Business Development.
Meeting three times a year, the Board of Visitors at BSOS provides a source of valuable support and guidance from experienced professionals and industry leaders. Working closely with the college's administration, faculty, students, and Dean, the Board of Visitors focuses on a number of initiatives and projects to further the college's pursuits.
For more information on the Board of Visitors at the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, please see the Board’s website.