Board of Associates

The Board of Associates is a diverse group of alumnae and alumni, parents, friends and business leaders from throughout the region who are ambassadors of the College. They are committed to sharing their time, resources, talent and experience to benefit Hood and its students.

Staff Liaison to Board of Associates
Emily Wise VanderWoude CFRE, Senior Director of Advancement

2023-24 Membership

Retired Medical Social Worker
Frederick, Md.

Fiscal and Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget, Montgomery County Government
Frederick, Md.

Vice President, Digital Technology, Amtrak
Frederick, Md.

President, Battelle National Biodefense Institute
Middletown, Md.

Retired Teacher, Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick, Md.

Retired Operations Director, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Frederick, Md.

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, NAACP
Columbia, Md.

Administrator and President, Edenton Retirement Community
Frederick, Md.

Government Contractor
Fort Washington, Md.

Vice President, Fidelity Investments
Leland, N.C.

Executive Director, Asian American Center of Frederick
Frederick, Md.

Chief Operations Officer, HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
Frederick, Md.

Owner and CEO, Nelson Coleman Jewelers
Towson, Md.

Vice President and Manager, Client & Community Relations, Greater Washington Region, PNC Bank
Frederick, Md.

Principal, EAC/Archaeology
Baltimore, Md.

General Counsel, Natelli Communities
Frederick, Md.

Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute Manager, Frederick Community College
New Market, Md.

Retired Attorney
Ocean View, De.

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Frederick, Md.

Helicopter Pilot, STAT MedEvac
Jarrettsville, Md.

Senior Vice President, Consumer Banking & Strategy Development, CNB Bank
Mount Airy, Md.

Corporate Vice President, New York Life Insurance Company
Avalon, N.J.

Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
Frederick, Md.

Employee & Labor Relations Specialist, U.S. Department of the Interior
Frederick, Md.

Director of Customer Success, Yakabod
Ijamsville, Md.

Columbia, Md.

Frederick, Md.

Executive Director of Public Affairs, Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick, Md.

Director of Student Affairs, Montgomery College
Gaithersburg, Md.

Owner, Randall CAP
Braddock Heights, Md.

Community Volunteer
Potomac, Md.

Morning Show Host/Broadcaster, West Virginia Radio Corporation, Today’s 97.5 and 95.9 WICL
Frederick, Md.

Executive Director, Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership of Frederick County
Frederick, Md.

Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
Silver Spring, Md.

Director of Business Development, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Thurmont, Md.

Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Hood College
Middletown, Md.

Senior Vice President, Citi
Wyncote, Pa.

Chief Innovation Officer, Frederick National Lab / Leidos Biomedical Research
Walkersville, Md.

Chief, Information Technology Services and Support Branch, National Cancer Institute
Frederick, Md.

Attorney, Miles and Stockbridge, P.C.
Frederick, Md.

Lancaster, Pa.

Retired Attorney
Brooklyn, N.Y.

CEO, Maryland Tech Council
New Market, Md.

Vice President and CFO, Shockley Honda
Frederick, Md.

Owner, RR Smith Strategic Solutions
Wilmington, N.C.

Chandler, Ariz.

Executive Director of Manufacturing Sciences, AstraZeneca
Middletown, Md.

Davidsonville, Md.

Senior Program Director, Optimum Technologies
Frederick, Md.

Retired Principal, Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick, Md.

Senior Director of Marketing, T-Mobile
Bethesda, Md.

Residency Program Director, Department of OB-GYN, York Hospital
President, York County Medical Society
York, Pa.

Chief Advancement Officer, The Westtown School
Kennett Square, Pa.

Owner, Autohaus Lancaster / Autohaus Lebanon
Lancaster, Pa.

Senior Assistant Director of Housing and Human Services, City of Frederick
Frederick, Md.

Executive Director of Alumni Engagement, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Durham, N.C.

Chief of Operations, Henry N. Jackson Foundation
Alexandra, Va.

Civic Leader
Boca Raton, Fla.

  • Larry O. Arthur, Ph.D., P'87
  • Susan A. Audino '85, B.A.'99
  • Daryl A. Boffman
  • Deborah A. Bonanni '78, H'16
  • Claudette L. Boudreaux '89
  • Natalie Colbert Bowers '52
  • Manuel A. Casiano, M.D., MBA'03, H'08
  • David P. Chapin P'91
  • Mark D. Chilton P'11, P'17
  • James H. Clapp, J.D.
  • John W. Derr
  • Joyce A. Draper
  • Elizabeth Collmus Fisher
  • Mark E. Friis M.A.'82
  • Susan Murawski Ganley '79
  • W. D. Glisson
  • Virginia Turnbull Hecklinger '56, P'81, G'08
  • D. Hunt Hendrickson
  • Myra L. Holsinger '70
  • C. Kurt Holter '76
  • Robert G. Hooper
  • Kevin C. Jackson
  • Jean M. Joyce
  • Susan Bond Kearney '85
  • Allan J. Kleban
  • Karlys L. Kline
  • Margaret Mitchell Kline '55, G'08
  • Eleanor Chisholm Landauer '86
  • Donald C. Linton
  • George H. Littrell III '89
  • E. Kevin Lollar '97
  • Catherine E. Mock
  • Bernice E. Morris '04, MBA'08
  • Sally Schaeffer Morse '63
  • Cynthia Newby '67
  • Robert S. Nickey
  • Janet Spaulding Nunn '61, P'06
  • Edward C. Prensky MBA'12
  • J. Ray Ramsburg III '83, P'14
  • Yvonne G. Reinsch
  • Dorianna Colon Rice '88
  • Earl H. Robbins Jr.
  • Douglas W. Selby
  • Jewel K. Smith '96
  • Ruth Ravitz Smith '83
  • Michael A. Stauffer '00, P'11, P'12