Salisbury native named director of Md. Comptroller Field Enforcement Bureau

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced on Tuesday that longtime state employee Chuck Ulm will become director of the agency’s Field Enforcement Bureau, effective October 1.

Ulm is a lifelong Salisbury resident and has more than 40 years of motor fuel industry experience. He will oversee the agency’s regulatory enforcement arm for motor fuel, motor carrier, traader’s licenses, slots program, and income tax fraud.

Ulm started his career with the State of Maryland in 1988 as a compliance inspector on the Eastern Shore before being promoted to supervisor for the eastern half of the state. He was then named special assistant in the Motor Fuel Tax Division in March 2007, and promoted in July of that same year to assistant director with the MATT (Motor Fuel, Alcohol, and Tobacco Tax) Regulatory Division. He moved to the Field Enforcement Division and became deputy director of the Field Enforcement Bureau in April 2021.

Ulm is also Maryland IFTA (International Fuel Tax Association) commissioner and a previous president of the IFTA Board of Trustees. He received the Charles Mills Award of Excellence presented by the IFTA Law Enforcement Committee in 2019.

He served two consecutive terms as governor of the Northeastern Region for the Federation of Tax Administrators’ Motor Fuel Tax Section. We’re told he also serves as a liaison for numerous trade groups including the Maryland Petroleum Council, Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association, the Washington, Maryland, Delaware Service Station, and Automotive Repair Association and Maryland Motor Truck Association.

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