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Having been a public servant for over 20 years, Robin Harvey has long worked on behalf of children and families in Maryland.  Robin is a Social Worker by training and profession.  She began her professional career as a guidance counselor in Boston Public Schools. Her ability to advocate, collaborate, plan and negotiate have resulted in her leading innovative efforts to improve outcomes for families in the public child welfare system.  In 2017 Robin received the Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s Hero Award for her work in protecting vulnerable children from abuse and neglect.  Robin is certified in Results-Based Accountability which gives her a proven method to effect meaningful change.  Her sense of urgency is what drives Robin to bring fresh ideas and positive solutions to the issues most important to educating our children.

Robin currently serves as the Commissioner for District 1 on the Baltimore County Commission for Women.  She also serves on the Board for the Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals.  Over the years, Robin has reviewed and consulted on local and state legislation impacting Marylanders.


Robin serves as the Executive Director for the Office of Licensing and Monitoring under the Maryland Department of Human Services and is a small business owner.  Her consulting company, Compendium Hill, LLC, works with organizations on strategic planning, goal development, and results-based leadership. 

She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.  Robin is also a graduate of EMERGE MD.  She lives in Baltimore County with her husband Rainier and their youngest son Rhys.

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