Mr. Kevin Shea, Esq.
About Mr. Kevin Shea
Kevin Shea, Esq.
Deputy Administrator, Policy & Program Development
United States Department of Agriculture
Animal & Plant Health Inspection Services
Kevin Shea has been head of APHIS' Policy and Program Development
(PPD) staff since August 2000. Prior to being selected for his current
position, Mr. Shea served as Director of APHIS' Budget and Accounting
Division for 8 years, following a short period of service as PPD's
Assistant Director and a year of practicing law in the litigation
department of the Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway,
and Goldman. Mr. Shea worked for APHIS from 1978 to 1988 as a budget
analyst, section head, and chief of the Program Analysis Branch
for the Budget and Accounting Division. From 1988 to 1991 he served
as the Chief of Policy Analysis and Development Staff of PPD.
Mr. Shea graduated from DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, MD,
and the University of Maryland at College Park. He earned a juris
doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law. While
in law school, he was a teaching assistant and member of the Law
Review Editorial Board. He received six American Jurisprudence Awards
for excellence in specific courses and graduated summa cum laude.
He is a member of the Huiesler Honor Society and is licensed to
practice law by the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the U.S. District
Court for the District of Maryland.
A native Washingtonian, Mr. Shea resides in Adelphi, MD. He served
his community as member of the St. Mark’s School Board; Vice-President
and President of the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire and Rescue
Association; President of the University Hills Civic Association;
and a member of the Prince George's County Executive's Committee
for the Future.