Subcommittees

 

ADMINISTRATION

Chair | Candace Dodson-Reed, Chief of Staff, UMBC
Thomas Bundy, Esq.
Jill Marie Bussey, Esq.
Roger Caplan, President, Caplan Group
Jeremy M. Eldridge, Esq.
Jessica Feldmark, County Council Administrator and Delegate-Elect
Jack Lewis, Communications Consultant
TJ Mayotte, VP, Cyber Resilience Leader, Synchrony
Rajan Natarajan, Ph.D., MBA, President and CEO, Global Alliant, Inc.
Margaret Ann Nolan, Esq., Co-Founder and Principal, Decision Point Strategy Group, LLC
Shahan Rizvi, IT Team Leader
Charley Sung, Esq.
Josh Tzuker, Esq.
Courtney Watson, Maryland State Delegate-Elect and Former Howard County Council Member
William Woodcock, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Contact | Jennifer Jones 410.313.1241

 

CITIZEN SERVICES

Co-Chair | C. Vernon Gray, Former Howard County Council Member and Former Administrator, Office of Human Rights
Co-Chair | Alicia Altamirano, Esq., Community Activist
Darin Atwater, Community Activist
Erica Byrne, Executive Director, Voices for Children Inc.
Max Crownover, Ph.D., President, PFLAG Columbia - Howard County
Zainab Chaudry, Community Activist
Bita Dayhoff, President, Community Action Council
Paige Getty, Senior Minister, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia and Co-Chair, PATH
Bob Gillette, President, Howard County Veterans Foundations, Inc.
Ainy Haider-Shah, Marketing Manager, Communications and PR, BD
Laura Howell, Executive Director, MD Association of Community Services
Lou Hutt, CPA, Esq., Managing Member and CEO, The Hutt Company
Deeba Jafri, Community Activist
Andrew Kanicki, Community Activist
Ying Matties, Community Activist
Niti Srivastava, Community Activist
Rev. Robert Turner, Senior Pastor, St Johns Baptist Church and Community Organizer
Rev. Larry Walker, Deputy Pastor, Celebration Church and President, African American Community Roundtable

Contact | Jamila Ratliff 410.313.1244

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Chair | Alicia Jones-McLeod, Executive Director, Black Chamber of Commerce
Nat Alston, Chair, Howard County EBOC
Cathy Bell, Co-owner & Operator, McDonald’s Franchises
Warren Citrin, Founder, Raytheon Solipsys
Barry Curtis, President, Best Fence, LLC
Jetheda Hernandez, Economic Development Strategist & Entrepreneur
Steve Hunt, Senior Director Facilities & Real Estate Operations
Ira Levy, COO, Affiniti
Lisa Liu, Past President, U.S.-China Association of Commerce
Leonardo McClarty, CCE, President, Howard County Chamber of Commerce
Steve Sass, Esq.
Ed Trumbull, Vice President, ICF

Contact | Jennifer Jones 410.313.1241

 

EDUCATION

Chair | Mamie Perkins, HCC Board of Trustees and Former Acting Superintendant, HCPSS
Lisa Davis, Director, Program Innovation and Student Well-Being, HCPSS
Maura Dunnigan, Former Rouse Scholars Advisor, HCC and Legislative Director, Maryland General Assembly
Frank Eastham, Retired Chief Officer of School Management and Instructional Leadership, HCPSS
Karina Fisher, Community Member
Laura Johnson, VP of Communications, National Summer Learning Association
Rick Kohn, Community Member
Julia McCready, Former Music Teacher, HCPSS
Thais Moreira, Ph.D., Medical Science Liaison, Allergan, Latin American Council, Community Action Council
Colleen Morris, President, HCEA
Dawn Popp, Esq., President, Greater Elkridge Community Association
Garnet Persons, Chief Executive Officer, E-Rate Elite Services, Inc.
Nat Turner, President, NBT Consulting, LLC. and BOE Operating Budget Review Committee Member

Contact | Maureen Evans-Arthurs 410.313.1245

 

ENVIRONMENT

Co-Chair | Grace Kubofcik
Co-Chair | Mark Southerland, Vice President, AKRF and Chair, Environmental Sustainability Board

Brooke A. Abercrombie, Workforce Manager, Howard EcoWorks
Howie Feaga, Howard County President, Maryland Farm Bureau
Josh Feldmark, Executive Director, Bike Maryland
Ann Jones, Director, Partners for Open Space
Tim Lattimer, Retired Diplomat
Kevin McAliley, Chair, Wilde Lake Village Board of Directors
John Tegeris, Ph.D., President, Dayton Rural Preservation Society
Ned Tillman, Principal, Sustainable Growth, LLC
China Williams

Contact | Jamila Ratliff 410.313.1244

 

HEALTHCARE

Chair | Clarence Lam, Delegate and Senator-Elect, District 12, Maryland General Assembly
Scott Berkowitz, Sr. Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine and Associate Professor, JHU School of Medicine
Lori Doyle, Public Policy Director, Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland
Chesahna Kindred, MD
Hannah Lee, Student
Laurie Lundy, Addiction Recovery Advocate
Audra Nixon, MPH, Health Advocate
Deborah Rivkin, Vice President Government Affairs at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Rusty Toler, Senior Fellow, WISER
LanLan Xu, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, IMPAQ International

Contact | Tyler McCurdy 410.313.1243

 

HOUSING

Chair | Ian Kennedy, Howard County Housing Board Commissioner
Rob Bavar, VP, Bavar Properties Group
Liz Bobo, Former County Executive
Paul Casey, Former President and Current Board Member, Downtown Columbia Housing Corporation
Keith Gillan, President, Murn Properties
Sherman Howell, VP, African American Coalition of Howard County
Stacy Spann, Executive Director, Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission and Former Director, Howard County Housing Commission

Contact | Safa Hira 410.313.1240

 

PLANNING/ZONING/PERMITS

Chair | Al Romack, Manager, R&D, AM and IP, Automotive Supplier
Nina Basu, Esq., Principal, Basu Law Firm
Ronald Brasher, President, Brasher Design
André J. Gingles, Esq., Gingles, LLC.
Rob Moxley, Security Development
Amran Pasha, Local Entrepreneur
Jen Terrasa, Maryland State Delegate-Elect and Howard County Council Member

Contact | Safa Hira 410.313.1240

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

Chair | Herman Charity, Retired HCPD
Steve Bolen Ph.D., Former U.S. Intelligence, NASA and Air Force
Lisa Meyers, Retired HCPD
Donna Hill Staton, Co-founder and Partner, Decision Point Strategy Group, LLC.
Christine Uhlhorn, Assistant Fire Chief

Contact | Maureen Evans-Arthurs 410.313.1245

 

PUBLIC WORKS

Chair | Tom Coale, Esq., Former VP, Ellicott City Partnership
Dale Chase, President, Local 3085 of AFSCME Council 67 - Department of Public Works
Mary Catherine Cochran, Former Director, Patapsco Heritage Greenway and Founder, Preservation Howard County
Fred Ducca, Ph.D., Director, Transportation Policy Group, National Center for Smart Growth at UMD
Anwar Hasan, Engineer, SVP, Louis Berger and Chairman, Maryland Higher Education Committee
Kimberly Kepnes, Resident, property and business owner on Main Street Ellicott City
Tony McGuffin, Resident of Ellicott City, former Main Street business owner, and community advocate.
Sharonlee Vogel, Vice-chair, Maryland Commission on Aging and Chairwoman, Senior Advisory Committee, Columbia Association
Natalie Ziegler, Owner, Carroll Mill Farm

Contact | Tyler McCurdy 410.313.1243