Board Members and Staff

STAFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Deborah S. Phelps

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Laura E. Lemon

CONTROLLER
Patrick Fannon

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / BOOKKEEPER
Cindy Whitcomb

DIRECTORS

Danielle Alderson

Franchise OUMEI
Chik-fil-a Eastpoint

Jamie Bakert

Academic Account Executive
Microsoft Corporation

William R. Caltrider, Jr. 

President
Center for Alcohol & Drug Research & Education

Christine Crawford

Vice President
Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce

Scott Dorsey

Chairman/CEO
Merritt Management Corporation LLC

David J. Garbarino

Sr. Market President
BB&T

Karen Grannas

Chief Operating Officer
Open Door Before & After Care

Nancy Grasmick

Presidential Scholar Program
Towson University

Edwin Hale, Sr. 

Founder and Owner
Baltimore Blast Corporation

Gary Harmon

Operations Division Manager
UPS

Lisa M. Hathaway

Account General Manager, DC/MD
Pearson, East Region

Kevin Healey 

President & General Manager
Baltimore Blast Corporation

Richard Huffman

President & CEO
Celebree Learning Centers

Olivia Jacobson

Director of Business Development
Lewis Contractors

Meredith R. Jones

Regional Elementary Manager
Lakeshore Learning Materials

Shayla Myers

Account Executive - Energy Solutions
Johnson Controls

Wendy O. Osefo

Professor
Johns Hopkins University

Jason Plotkin

Attorney
The Pinder Plotkin Legal Team

Paula Reed-Carter

President & CEO
BizEducation Consultants

Thomas Smyth

CEO
The University of Maryland St. Jospeh Medical Center

Tricia L. Thomas

Partner & Director of Learning
Gross Mendelsohn CPAs & Advisors

Verletta White

Interim Superintendent
Baltimore County Public Schools

HONORARY DIRECTORS

John A. Hayden, III

Partner
Whiteford, Taylor and Preston, LLP

EMERGING LEADERS COUNCIL

Matthew Musgrove

Chair

Chief Operating Officer, Padonia Park Club 

Graduating Class of Dulaney High School

Andrew Gisriel 

Vice-Chair

Commercial Risk Advisor, Consolidated Insurance Associates

Graduating Class of Towson High School, 2006

INTERNS

Victoria Lizardo 

Student
Chesapeake High School
2012 - 2013

Queenstar Akrong

Student
Notre Dame University of Maryland
2013 - 2014

Chloe Davis

Student
Dulaney High School/The Community College of Baltimore County
2014 - 2015

Dee Sir Martinez

Student
New Town High School
2014 - 2015

Kayla Anelli 

Student
Ursinus
Summer 2016

Nautica Rose

Student
Loch Raven High School
2015 - 2016

Ezine Blossom Ibekwe

Student
Overlea High School
2016 - 2017

Ella Obu 

Student
Hereford High School
2017 - 2018

HEADQUARTERS VOLUNTEERS

Sharon Loving 

Parent, Volunteer, 2012 - Present
Baltimore County Public Schools

Janice Saul 

Retired Teacher, Volunteer, 2012 - Present
Baltimore County Public Schools

Bonnie Derda 

Retired Administrative Assistant
The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.