Board of Directors


Directors

  • Joseph J. Dymek – President (Ag Education)
  • Richard Blevins – Vice President (Poultry and Produce)
  • Mary Ellen Waltemire – Secretary (Extension and Governance)
  • Anne McGinnis-Jones – Treasurer (Ag Lending)
  • Amy M. Cawley – LEAD MD
  • Ernie Fisher – Dairy
  • Robert Fogle – Fairs and Festivals
  • Dr. Thomas Hartsock – Animal Science
  • Thomas Hawthorn – Maryland Agricultural Teachers Association
  • JoAnn Hayden – Equine
  • Dr. R. Terron Hillsman – Natural Resources Conservation
  • Amy Hopkins-Daney – Equine
  • Laura Huber – Ag Lending
  • Joseph Linthicum – Ag Education
  • Paul Stull – Ag Education and Legislation
  • C. John Sullivan, III – Environmental Protection and Agriculture
  • Dr. Lester Vough – Agronomy
  • Karen Zimmerman – Elementary Education and Agriculture

Ex Officios

  • Dr. Craig Beyrouty – Ex-Officio, Dean – UMCP College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Dr. Karen Salmon – Ex Officio – Supt. of Maryland Schools, Maryland State Department of Education
  • Hon. Joseph Bartenfelder – Secretary of the Maryland Department of Agriculture

Agency Representatives

  • Mary O’Connor – Agency Representative – Maryland State Department of Education
  • Julianne Oberg – Agency Representative – Maryland Department of Agriculture
  • Dr. Joseph Sullivan – Agency Representative – College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Advisors

  • Martha M. Clark – Ag Commission Representative
  • Sean Clougherty – Media Advisor
  • Richard Price – Board and Finance Advisor
  • Gail Yeiser – Immediate Past President