Chief of Staff, Howard County
Howard County Executive's designee
Sameer Sidh is currently serving as Chief of Staff for Howard County Executive Calvin Ball. He previously served as Chief of Staff at Towson University (TU) where he led planning, coordination, and project management of presidential-initiated efforts, and worked closely with the University’s leadership team to “boundary span” across University divisions to ensure alignment of objectives and budget.
Prior to his position at Towson University, Sameer served as the Director of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Citistat. In his tenure as Director, he drove significant productivity and transparency improvements through increased communications and convening cross-agency and cross-sector workgroups.
Prior to serving as the Director of Citistat, Sameer worked as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Maryland Department of Transportation where he held a position on the senior executive team of a 9,000-employee department collaborating on policy direction with senior management. He also served as both Acting Director and Deputy Director of the StateStat in the Office of the Governor.
Sameer holds a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a member of the Maryland State Bar. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University.