Office of Equal Opportunity

The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) plans, develops, implements, monitors and evaluates equal opportunity and affirmative action programs at the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA). The office ensures compliance with all State and federal non-discrimination laws:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – investigating discrimination complaints
  • Title VI – ensuring compliance with non-discrimination laws by recipients of federal monies
  • Disadvantaged/Minority Business Enterprise Program – promoting involvement by minority/disadvantaged/women-owned/veteran-owned businesses in contracting and procurement opportunities available in the State of Maryland.

Title VII - Internal Programs & Services 

  • Equal Opportunity Programs​
  • Affirmative Action Issues
  • Equal Opportunity Training
  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Contact information:
    P: 410-545-5627 or 410-545-0333

Title VI - External Programs & Services

  • Disadvantaged Business Assistance
  • Contract Compliance/OJT Programs
  • Entrepreneurial Development Institute
  • Federal Aid Programs
  • Contact information:
    P: 410-545-0377