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Maryland’s Opioid Restitution Fund (ORF) was created in 2019 to receive all funds awarded to the State of Maryland through legal settlements with prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors. In 2022, Maryland established the ORF Advisory Council to provide recommendations regarding the use of those funds.

For questions regarding the ORF Advisory Council, email


Next ORF Advisory Council Meeting: Thursday, May 30, 2024 (virtual)
Time: 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Meeting Link | Agenda (coming soon)

Vacancy Announcement

The Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council is currently accepting applications to fill one membership vacancy in 2024. By law, the ORF Advisory Council is required to have broad representation from individuals with diverse backgrounds. You can read more about the responsibilities of the council and its membership requirements at

If you are interested in serving on the ORF Advisory Council, please see the vacancy details below. 

Current Openings:

Governor’s Appointment 

  • An individual who represents a community-based opioid treatment program. 

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application through the Governor’s Appointments Office: 

Secretary of Health’s Appointment 

  • An individual who is a family member of an individual who has experienced an overdose.

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the online application through the Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Appointments and Executive Nominations:

Past Meetings

Regular Meeting – Tuesday, April 30, 2024 (virtual)
Agenda | Minutes (pending approval)

Click here to view meeting minutes from past ORF Advisory Council meetings.

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