Ellen Frketic ’79

Ms. Ellen Frketic Named Deputy Director of Maryland Environmental Service

MILLERSVILLE, MD — The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) announces today that Ms. Ellen Frketic has been appointed as the agency’s new Deputy Director. Ms. Frketic was selected by Agency Director, Dr. Charles C. Glass with the consent of Governor Larry Hogan. In her new role, Ms. Frketic will share the responsibility of overall agency performance, financial stability, and strategic direction, while helping to seek new opportunities across the State.

Ms. Frketic joined MES in 1988 as a Project Manager, and quickly moved up to Chief of the Water/Wastewater Engineering Division. She has over 40 years of experience in water and wastewater distribution, collection, treatment, and reuse. She has been responsible for planning and implementation of the Agency’s annual Capital Budget, which ranges from $10 to $20 million and includes upgrades to the State’s water and wastewater treatment, storage, and conveyance facilities. Ms. Frketic has a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University and a Professional Engineer’s license from Texas. Read more about Ellen’s new role here.