S. Anthony (Tony) McCann

Board of Trustees

S. Anthony (Tony) McCann
Faculty, University of Maryland School of Public Policy

S. Anthony (Tony) McCann is on the faculty of the University of Maryland’ School of Public Policy where he teaches courses on leadership and management, policy implementation through networks and public budgeting. He also serves on the faculty of the Liberal Studies Program at Georgetown University.

His most recent governmental appointment was as Chief Financial Officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration-an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Prior to joining HRSA, McCann was Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. As the Secretary, he oversaw the State’s Medicaid program, its state hospital system and its public health and healthcare quality assurance functions.

Mr. McCann has served as an Assistant Secretary for management in both the Department of Health and Human Services the Department of Veterans Affairs, directing the budgetary, financial, procurement, IT, Grants and general administration and planning functions.

His Congressional experience includes an appointment as the Clerk and Staff Director of the subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee that funds most of the Federal Government’s discretionary programs in health, education and labor. In the Senate, he was a staff member of the Senate Budget Committee

He also served as the Director of Financial Affairs for the Smithsonian Institution

He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and was awarded the prestigious Frank Greathouse Award for sustained outstanding achievement and notable contribution to financial management by the Association of Government Accountants and Georgetown University’s Vicennial Medal.

McCann received a bachelor’s degree in government from Lake Forest College and a master’s degree in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University.