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State Labor Board Members

Members of the State Labor Board

Edward Gutman Edward J. Gutman, Esq., Chair, Baltimore City.

Mr. Gutman is currently engaged in the Alternative Dispute Resolution practice of mediation and arbitration. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law teaching Labor and Employment Arbitration. Mr. Gutman was formerly a Principal in the law firms of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes and Blum, Yumkas, Mailman and Gutman, with an “av” Martindale Hubbell rating practicing labor and employment law.

 Sherry Mason

Sherry L. Mason,  Hagerstown.

Ms. Mason is currently a Labor Relations Representative for Volvo Group Trucks North America.  Her primary responsibility in this position is to provide labor relations management and administrative support to the leadership and workforce of Powertrain in the activities of collective bargaining, employee relations, employment, human resources and personnel. In addition she provides support to managers to ensure that human resources strategy and activities are aligned with and help to deliver the business goals of the company.

Doris S. Mason,  Cambridge.

Ms. Mason currently serves as Executive Director for the Upper Shore Regional Counsel, overseeing a three-county quasi-public regional planning and development organization.  She earned a Bachelors’ degree in Political Science at Swarthmore College, and a Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning, and began doctoral studies completing core research and statistics courses at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

 LeRoy Wilkerson  LeRoy A. Wilkison,  Newcomb.

Mr. Wilkison currently serves as Executive Director of Firemark, LLC, the real estate division of the Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters, Local 1563. He is also a District Field Service Representative for the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), as well as the Fire Service Plan Trustee for the Anne Arundel County Retirement and Pension System. He has been actively involved in the labor movement since his career began with the IAFF in the early 1970s.




Information about requirements, appointments and terms for the Board members can be found here.