G. Wesley Stewart, Esq.
Senior Advisor and General Counsel/Maryland Programs Director
Wes Stewart is a Senior Advisor and General Counsel for the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) as well as serving currently as Maryland Programs Director. In his role, he provides national technical assistance on program design, management, and implementation to GHHI sites, prospective GHHI sites and HUD Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Programs. He provides trainings extensively to owners, tenants, realtors, insurers, attorneys and government agencies throughout Maryland and the United States on the Maryland Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Law, federal Title X, Lead Safe Housing Rule, EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, lead poisoning prevention initiatives and other Healthy Homes program designs. He has also provided technical assistance to other lead hazard reduction, Healthy Homes and weatherization/energy efficiency programs.
Mr. Stewart serves as Maryland Programs Director and has been the Program Manager for GHHI’s HUD funded Lead Elimination Action Program (LEAP) and Healthy Homes Demonstration and Production Grant Programs, its weatherization and energy efficiency programs and its housing, family advocacy and legal services programs in Maryland. He provides consultation on the implementation of direct service programs and federal grants and also serves as the regulatory affairs expert and chief training provider for GHHI.
Prior to joining GHHI in 1996, Mr. Stewart was an attorney in private practice in Baltimore. He is a member of the Maryland Bar State Bar Association, Johns Hopkins SOURCE Community Advisory Board, Maryland Rental Housing Coalition (2007-present), Maryland Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Lead Task Force (2009-2010), District of Columbia Lead Elimination Task Force (2007-2008), Board Secretary of Lafayette Square Community Center (1998-2000), Steering Committee of Public Justice Center (1999-2001) and the Baltimore City Lead Enforcement Task Force (1998).
Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Villanova University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law.Back to our people