Julie Oberg was named deputy secretary
of agriculture on Jan. 3, 2018. Oberg manages the day-to-day operations of the agency to help ensure that its programs continue to serve, promote and regulate the
state’s agriculture industry.
She has been with the State of Maryland since
2004, most recently serving as communications director for the Department of
Agriculture. She has also been an active member of the Communications
Officers of State Departments of Agriculture (COSDA), and served as the group's President from 2016-2017.
Oberg earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from the University of Maryland. She resides on a small farm in Calvert County with her husband and three children.
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