ARB BOARD MEMBERS
Leonard Howie, Member
Leonard Howie was appointed to the Administrative Review Board in January, 2017. Prior to his appointment, Judge Howie served as Director of DOLís Office of Workersí Compensation Programs where he was responsible for the implementation of medical benefit and income replacement programs for qualified federal employees, coal miners, former nuclear weapons workers, and longshore and harbor workers. Before joining DOL, Judge Howie served as the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for the State of Maryland. His core responsibilities included providing executive leadership for the Stateís Wage and Hour programs, and ensuring the proper enforcement of safety regulations. Prior to his state service, Judge Howie was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Educationís Office for Civil Rights. Judge Howie began his professional career as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and hold a Juris Doctor and an MBA from Georgetown University.