Clay Stamp is the Senior Emergency Management Advisor to Maryland’s Governor, Larry Hogan, and Chair of the Governor’s Emergency Management Advisory Council. Mr. Stamp currently serves as Executive Director of the Opioid Operational Command Center, working with the emergency management system to effectively and efficiently coordinate statewide efforts in combating the heroin and opioid crisis in Maryland. Mr. Stamp is also the director of Talbot County Department of Emergency Services. Mr. Stamp has extensive experience working in disasters, including the World Trade Center attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the civil unrest in Baltimore and previously served under Governor Robert Ehrlich, as Deputy Director of the Maryland EMS system and member of his senior homeland security group. Mr. Stamp came up through the ranks in Ocean City, Maryland as a young paramedic firefighter, becoming the first Emergency Management Director and eventually the Director of Emergency Services where he shepherded the development of many cutting edge services. Mr. Stamp currently resides in Easton, Maryland with his wife.