Workforce Developments in Maryland


April 17, 2024    
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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Chiapparelli's Restaurant
237 S. High Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

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Mr. Manno, with his in-depth knowledge of Labor, is now engaged in several intriguing workforce development projects in Maryland as a Lobbyist and will be sharing his insights on Workforce Developments in Maryland.


Roger Manno

Roger Manno, Former Maryland State Senator and Delegate

Roger Manno earned his Juris Doctor and Masters in Intellectual Property Law from the Franklin Pierce Law Center.  During law school, he served as a legal extern for Congressman Jerry Nadler (Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution), and worked for the New Hampshire Attorney General. Manno graduated magna cum laude from Hunter College. During College, Manno served as a member of the Hunter Senate, in addition to receiving a White House internship, and interning in the New York State Supreme Court and the New York State Senate.  Manno also worked in public schools as a para-educator with special-needs students.

After graduating law school, Manno served as senior counsel to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee of the House Judiciary Committee. Subsequently, Manno served as Legislative Director to Congressman Sanford Bishop of the House Appropriations Committee and the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  In 2004, Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan appointed Manno to the Montgomery County Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission.

In 2006, Manno announced his candidacy for the House of Delegates.  During his campaign, he focused on education, access to affordable health care, and transportation.  Manno was sworn into the House of Delegates on January 10, 2007. He was a member of the Economic Matters Committee and its business regulation, property & casualty insurance, consumer protection & commercial law subcommittees. He served as Vice-Chair of the County Affairs Committee, Montgomery County Delegation and was a member of the Maryland BioTech, the Maryland Educator and the Maryland Veterans Caucuses.

In 2009, Manno was appointed to serve on the White House Task Force of State Legislators for Health Reform and he was listed in 2010 as having the highest lifetime environmental rating by the League of Conservation Voters and Environment Maryland, and was named to the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition’s Consumer Rights Hall of Fame. Manno also moved from the Maryland State House to the State Senate in 2010 and he was officially sworn into the Maryland State Senate on January 12, 2011 where he was appointed to serve on the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.



5:30 pm – Reception and Networking (cash bar)
6:30 pm – Dinner and program begins
8:00 pm – Concludes

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$52 per person for non-members

$30 per person for students

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