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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply?

To apply for an appointment or reappointment, use our online application here.

  • How do I know if you received my application?

Once your application is submitted you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email, please contact our office at

  • Will I be interviewed?

Your application will be selected for further consideration based on your interests and our needs. Our office will contact you directly to schedule an interview.

  • Can I apply for both a political appointed job and a seat on a board or commission?

Absolutely! Simply indicate whether you would like to apply for an appointed job, a board or commission, or both on our online application.

  • Unfortunately, I can no longer serve, how can I resign as a member?

Thank you for your service to the State of Maryland. Please send a letter using the address below, to the attention of the Secretary of Appointments or email us at

  • I am interested in a Career with the State of Maryland, where can I apply?

Please visit the Maryland Department of Budget and Management’s full list of competitive postings.

  • What if I want to submit a scheduling request for the Governor or Lt. Governor?

Submit a scheduling request for Governor Larry Hogan

Submit a scheduling request for Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford

  • How can I contact the Governor or Lt. Governor?

Email Governor Larry Hogan (General Inquiries or Comments)

Email Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford (General Inquiries or Comments)