Tisha Edwards

Former Pugh chief of staff, interim schools CEO to lead new Baltimore Office of Children & Family Success

Former Pugh chief of staff, interim schools CEO to lead new Baltimore Office of Children & Family Success

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has tapped Tisha Edwards to lead his new Office of Children & Family Success, he formally announced Thursday.

Edwards, who previously served as then-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s chief of staff, will start Monday. The office is tasked with identifying and developing opportunities to support young people across the city.

“I have always been a champion for Baltimore’s young people, and during my mayoral administration I will continue to make it a priority to put children first. And we will do that with an office solely focused on our young people leading the way,” Young said in a statement.

He said Edwards was selected because she’s...

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