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Board Members - Governor's Workforce Development Board (GWDB)

Hon. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor

(Hon. Boyd K. Rutherford, Lt Governor)

Louis M. Dubin
Board Chair
Managing Partner
Redbrick LMD

Ronald R. Peterson
Board Vice-Chair
President
The Johns Hopkins Health System

Sam J. Abed
Secretary
Department of Juvenile Services

Honorable Vanessa Atterbeary
State Delegate

John D. Barber, Jr.
President of Local 177
Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters

Carol Beatty
Secretary
Maryland Department of Disabilities

Alice A. Blayne-Allard
Owner
Free State Cooperage, LLC

Gary E. Bockrath
Consultant – Operational & Financial Tatum

Jennifer W. Bodensiek
President & CEO
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Francis 'Hall' Chaney, III
President
Chaney Enterprises

Veronica A. Cool
Founder & Managing Director
Cool & Associates, LLC

E. Katarina Ennerfelt
President/CEO
ARCON Welding Equipment, LLC

James D. Fielder
Secretary
MD Higher Education Commission

Bernie Fowler
Founder and President
Farming 4 Hunger, Inc.

R. Michael Gill
Secretary
Department of Commerce

Steve W. Groenke
Chief Executive Officer
Curtis Bay Energy

Alvin C. Hathaway, Sr.
Senior Pastor
Historical Union Baptist Church of Baltimore

Tony Hill

Managing Partner
Edwards & Hill Office Furniture

Hon. Cheryl Kagan
State Senator

Francis 'Frank' X. Kelly, III
Chief Executive Officer
Kelly & Associates Insurance Group, Inc.

Allan H. Kittleman
County Executive

Rona E. Kramer
Secretary
Maryland Department of Aging

Sandra Kurtinitis
President
Community College of Baltimore County rep. Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC)

Andrew B. Larson
National Project Coordinator
International Union of Painters and Allied Trade, Job Corps Program

Larry Letow
President & CEO
Convergence Technology Consulting

Dawn Lindsay, Ed.D.
President
Anne Arundel Community College

Carl Livesay
Vice President of Operations, Land Sea Air Manufacturing

Roya Mohadjer
Director, Business Development and Strategy
Social Scientific Systems, Inc.

Stephen T. Moyer
Secretary
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Kirkland 'Kirk' J. Murray
President & CEO, 
Anne Arundel Workforce Development Coorporation
President, MD Workforce Investment Network

Chad J. Nagel
Commodity Trader
Nagel Farm Service

Stephen W. Neal
President/CEO
K. Neal International Trucks, Inc.
K. Neal Idealease

Alexander G. Núñez
Vice President, Governmental and External Affairs, BGE
Exelon Corporation

George W. Owings, III

Secretary
Department of Veterans Affairs

Lourdes R. Padilla
Secretary
Department of Human Resources

Charles A. Ramos
CEO/President
CR Dynamics & Associates, Inc.

Edward C. Rothstein (COL Ret)
Self-Employed
ERA Advisory LLC

Lisa Rusyniak
President & CEO
Goodwill Industries of the 
Chesapeake, Inc.

Christopher Sachse
CEO
ThinkStack

Karen Salmon
State Superintendent of Schools
Maryland State Department of Education

Kelly M. Schulz
Secretary
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Martin 'Marty' Schwartz
President
Vehicles for Change

James A. Sears, Jr.
President, Maryland Operations
Potomac Edison

Gerald 'Jerry' M. Shapiro
President
Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.

William E. Simons
Senior Vice President
Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc.

Michelle B. Smith
President & CEO
1st Choice, LLC

Charles T. Wetherington
President
BTE Technologies, Inc.

Michelle J. Wright
SVP, Human Resources
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield