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OCP Directory

Office of the Director

Eric S. Friedman, Director 
T: 240.777.3719
Supervisor: Chief Administrative Officer

Marsha F. Carter, Management and Budget Specialist
Manages office operational services including budget/finance, technology, human resources and training.  Coordinates OCP's consumer education programs including special events and community outreach. Assists the Director.
T: 240.777.3686

Supervisor: Eric S. Friedman

Shaun M. Carew, Patient Advocate
Handles disputes related to the emergency medical transportation reimbursement process, general consumer medical billing and collection issues.  Serves as executive assistant to OCP’s senior management team.
T: 240.777.3722
Supervisor: Eric S. Friedman

Investigation/Administration Unit

Ralph L. Vines, Programs Administrator
Supervises Investigation and Administrative Staff and Programs, supervises staff to the Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC), manages the OCP New Home Warranty Program, and manages Licensing Program. Member: Quarterly Leadership Forum.
T: 240.777.3774
Supervisor: Eric S. Friedman 

Lorena C. Bailey, Investigator
Specializes in consumer issues affecting the Hispanic and Latino communities.  Special projects as assigned by senior management staff.  Domestic Workers Initiatives Coordinator (Bill #2.08).  Coordinates OCP's Speaker Bureau and consumer education programs including special events and community outreach.  Coordinates OCP's web page and Volunteer Recruitment .  Spanish speaking.
T: 240.777.3781
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines 

Peter G. Drymalski, Investigator
Specializes in Homeowner Associations disputes. Staff person for the Commission on Common Ownership Communities (CCOC). 
T: 240.777.3716
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

John B. Lewis, Investigator
Specializes in consumer housing and general issues, including home improvement, new home, HVACR, pest control and warranty issues.
T: 240.777.3731
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Sharon B. Margolis, Investigator 
Specializes in legislation and special investigation projects as assigned by senior management staff. Handles consumer automotive, sales, finance, advertising, and repossession issues. Estimated Property Tax Disclosure Initiative Coordinator (Bill #24.07).  Coordinates press events and issues press releases for the Office. Serves as associate Resource Investigator to staff.
T: 240.777.3696
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Joy Matthews, Investigator
Specializes in consumer automotive, furniture and other retail issues.  Serves as associate Resource Investigator to staff.
T: 240.777.3726
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Douglas Numbers, Investigator
Specializes in consumer automotive issues involving body repairs and allegations that new and/or used vehicles were damaged and repaired prior to purchase from dealerships. Also handles impound towing, moving and internet issues.
T: 240.777.3675
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

James V. Parks, Investigator
Specializes in consumer automotive repair and sales issues. Handles unlicensed automotive dealer activity complaints. 
ASEMaster Automobile Technician.
T: 240.777.3740
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Joe A. Rosado, Investigator
Specializes in all consumer issues affecting the Hispanic and Latino communities. Spanish Speaking
T: 240.777.3727
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Bernardo S. Vega, Investigator
Specializes in all consumer issues affecting the Hispanic and Latino communities. Spanish Speaking
T: 240.777.3780
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Peggie J. Broberg, Office Manager
Specializes in providing advanced office and administrative support to the Director, management staff and Small Business Licensing Program.  Processes vendor payments.  Coordinates OCP's investigative case files and charging documents.
T: 240.777.3649
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Pam L. Prather, Administrative Specialist 
Provides administrative assistance to the Small Business Licensing Program. Processes vendor payments and maintains all business financial records.
T: 240.777.3732
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Kendra L. Carter, Administrative Specialist
Provides administrative support to OCP's consumer education, volunteer, and social media initiatives.  Assists with contract administration.
T: 240.777.3742
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines

Melida Somariba, Customer Service Assistant
Specializes in providing prompt customer service. Assists the public concerning available services and programs provided by the Office of Consumer Protection. Collects and disseminates referral and resource information for OCP. 
T: 240.777.3663
Supervisor: Ralph L. Vines