Math Leadership advisory board meeting

Advisory Boards

Employer advisory boards help us keep our curriculum current and relevant.

Our graduate programs partner with employers in the region, which also often serve on our program advisory boards and provide invaluable industry-relevant input on our evolving degrees.  

  • James Cherry
    NCI-Frederick
  • Dom Esposito
    Leidos Biomedical Research/FNLCR
  • Pam Glass
    USAMRIID
  • Scott Hammond
    Medimmune
  • Mark Hartell
    USAMRMC
  • Zack Howard
    NCI-Frederick
  • Victoria Jensen
    NBACC DHS
  • Mary Kearney
    NCI-Frederick
  • Eric Lader
    Qiagen
  • Doug Luster
    USDA
  • Michael Murray
    Southern Research Institute
  • Luke Pallansch
    Texcell-North America
  • Roger Ptak
    Southern Research Institute
  • Kathy Schneider
    DHS-NBACC 
  • Andrea Stahl
    USAMRIID
  • Andy Stephen
    Leidos FNLCR
  • Bob Stephens
    Leidos Biomedical Research/FNLCR
  • Esta Sterneck
    NCI-Frederick
  • Bob Webb
    USAMRIID
  • Cheryl Winkler
    Leidos Biomedical Research/FNLCR
  • Howard Young
    NCI-Frederick

Ceramic Arts, M.A.

  • Rebecca Bafford
    Howard Community College
  • April Boulton, Ph.D.
    Hood College
    Dean of Graduate School
  • Kathryn Miller Goldman 
    Goldman & Minton, P.C. 
  • Marc Grainer
    Customer Care Measurement and Consulting
  • Michael Holdahl
    Hood College
    Adjunct Faculty Ceramic Arts
  • Jenna Gianni, MFA
    Hood College
    Studio Artist
  • Nancy Gillece
    Hood College
    VP Institutional Advancement
  • Norman Mitchell
    Past President James Renwick Alliance
  • Kristin Muller, MFA
    Peter’s Valley School of Craft
  • Taylor Pasquali, MFA
    Hood College
    Ceramic Arts Technical Coordinator
  • Taylor Pasquali, MFA
    Hood College
    Ceramic Arts Technical Coordinator
  • Deborah Ricker, Ph.D.
    Hood College
    Provost
  • Toni Ross
    Toni Ross Studios
  • Jenni Ross, Ph.D.
    Hood College
    Chair Art & Archeology
  • Corey Schultz
    Hood College
    Student Representative
  • Julian Schweitzer
    World Bank
  • Joseph Alder Troncale, Ph.D.
    MFA student Ceramic Arts
  • Emily VanderWoude
    Hood College
    Director Leadership Giving
  • Debbie Williamson
    Butterfly Bend Woodside Pottery
     

Ceramic Arts, MFA

  • Rebecca Bafford
    Howard Community College
  • April Boulton, PhD.
    Hood College
    Dean of Graduate School
  • Jenna Gianni, MFA
    Hood College
  • Nancy Gillece
    Hood College
    VP Institutional Advancement
  • Julian Schweitzer
    World Bank
  • Kathryn Miller Goldman 
    Goldman & Minton, P.C. 
  • Marc Grainer
    Customer Care Measurement and Consulting
  • Michael Holdahl
    Studio Artist
  • Joyce Michaud, MFA
    Hood College
    Director Ceramic Arts
  • Norman Mitchell
    Past President James Renwick Alliance
  • Kristin Muller, MFA
    Peter’s Valley School of Craft
  • Taylor Pasquali, MFA
    Hood College
    Ceramic Arts Technical Coordinator
  • Deborah Ricker, PhD.
    Hood College
    Provost
  • Toni Ross
    Toni Ross Studios
  • Jenni Ross, Ph.D.
    Hood College
    Chair Art & Archeology
  • Corey Schultz
    Hood College
    Student Representative
  • Joseph Alder Troncale, Ph.D.
    MFA student Ceramic Arts
  • Emily VanderWoude
    Hood College
    Director Leadership Giving
  • Debbie Williamson
    Butterfly Bend Woodside Pottery

Nino Ajami
Sr. Director of Client Services
Datalab USA

Judith Apshago, BA ‘93
CIO
US Silica

Kaitlyn Bolton-Blevin
Programmer/Analyst
Datalab USA

April Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Hood College

Kevin Bryant
Technical Leader
NSA

Lolli Buran
Sr Engineering Manager
Lockheed Martin

C.K. Chiang
Professor
Montgomery College

Jack Collins
Director
ABCC, NIH

Tom Dixon, BA ’84, MS ‘86
Director, IIT
Frederick County Government

Melanie Elias
CS Teacher at Urbana HS
FCPS

Kevin Fitzpatrick
President & CEO
Enforme Interactive

Eric Gallagher, MS ‘97
CIO, NCCAM
NCCIH NIH

Ray Gilden
Emeritus Trustee
Hood College
NCI

David Hall
Chair, Dept of CS
Montgomery College

Karen Canas Hernandez
Developer
Datalab USA

Marti Jett
Chief Scientist, Integrative Systems Biology
MEDCOM, USACEHR

Heather Lageman
Program Manager
MD CEASOM Code.org

Rich Lucente
Principal Solution Architect
Red Hat

Norm McGaughey
Coordinator of Career & Technology Education
FCPS

Carl McIntosh
Bioinformatics Analyst/Engineer
NCI Frederick

Jaques Reifman
Senior Research Scientist
US Army Medical Command

Jason Scaroni, BS ‘13
Sr Engineer - Software
General Dynamics

Vaughn Thurman
CEO
High Gear

Andy Yao
Program Manager, Computer & Information Sciences
Frederick Community College

Jason Barth | Manager FMH, Behavioral Health Services

Phillip Barton | Hood College Alum

Jackie Bassler | Hood College Graduate Student 

Janelle Bettis | MD Counseling Association

Megan Davis | Hood College Alum

Rachel Harrison | Trauma Specialists of Maryland

Laura Jones | School Counselor, Kemptown Elementary School

Judy Klinger | Supervisor of School Counseling, Carroll County Public Schools

Vera Kurdian | Program Director, Advanced Behavioral Health

Joe Morrissette |  Hood College Graduate Student 

Nasrene Nikpora| Hood College Alum

Angela Sette | Hood College Alum, Sette Counseling

Sherry McClurkin | Owner and Primary Therapist, Salt and Light Counseling

  • Christy Graybeal, Ed Department Chairperson and Program Director, Math Leadership
  • Marisel Torres-Crespo, OPCDL Director and instructor in C&I program
  • Nora El-Bilawi, instructor in C&I program
  • Paulette Shockey, instructor in C&I program, original architect of Multidisciplinary Studies program
  • Linda Civetti, FCPS school administrator, instructor in C&I program
  • Jason Rubeling, FCPS school administrator, instructor in C&I program
  • Sue Ann Nogel, FCPS curriculum specialist, instructor in C&I program
  • Harry Hanna, FCPS teacher on assignment,  instructor in C&I program
  • Andrea Robinson-Tejada, MCPS ELL specialist,  instructor in C&I program
  • Dr. George Dimitiglou, Program Chair
  • Dr. Carol Jim, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Susan Marks, MCPS
  • Dr. George Seaton, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) 
  • Dr. Joyce Heptner, Habitat for Humanity
  • Dr. David Hein, Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Hood College
  • Dr. Keith Harris, FCPS
  • Dr. Kevin Cuppett, FCPS
  • Dr. Beth Brown, MCPS, Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership, Hood College
  • Dr. Karen Gregory, Prince Georges County Public Schools (PGCPS) , Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership, Hood College
  • Dr. Paulette Shockey, Education Faculty, Hood College
  • Dr. Jennifer Cuddapah, Education Faculty, Doctoral Program Faculty, Hood College
  • Dr. Judy Sherman, Chair, Education Department, Program Director, Curriculum and Instruction, Hood College
  • Dr. Sarah Sirgo, MCPS
  • Dr. Beth Thomas, MCPS
  • Dr. Art Williams, WCPS
  • Dr. Jerry Van Winter, Economics and Business Administration, Hood College
  • Dr. David Gurzick, Economics and Business Administration, MBA Program Director, Hood College
  • Dr. Sang Kim, Chair, Economics and Business Administration, Hood College
  • Dr. David Esworthy, President, My Bank, Frederick, MD
  • Dr. Kevin White
  • Dr. Anita Jose, Doctoral Program Planning Committee, Economics and Business Administration, Hood College
  • Mr. Roger Stenersen, Doctoral Program Planning Committee, Program Director, Educational Leadership Program
  • Dr. Kathleen Bands, Doctoral Program Planning Committee, Program Director

Hood College Representation:

  • Dr. April Boulton, Dean, Graduate School, Hood College
  • Dr. Debbie Richter, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Hood College
  • Ms. Penny Weidner, Coordinator of Institutional Assessment, Hood College
  • Dr. April Boulton, Dean of the Graduate School, Hood College
  • Dr. Justin Schooley, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Berkeley County Public Schools, WV
  • Jeff Alisauckas, Supervisor of Teacher and Leadership Development, Carroll County Public Schools
  • Paula Lawton, Executive Director of Human Resources, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Lance Dempsey, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Development, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Joni Burkhart, Coordinator of the Office of School Improvement, Washington County Public Schools
  • Dr. Kevin Cuppett, Executive Director, Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation, PreK-12, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Joshua Work, Assistant Principal and Program Graduate, Middletown Middle School, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Stacey Adamiak, M.S. '95
    Frederick County Public Schools
  • Joyce Bailey
    Director, Global Ecology Program, Poolesville High School
  • Mona Becker, Ph.D.
    McDaniel College, Dept. of Environmental Science & Policy
  • Doug Boucher, Ph.D.
    Director, Tropical Forest and Climate Initiative Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Billie Bradshaw
    Magnet Coordinator, Poolesville High School
  • Ed Hagarty, Ph.D.
    Senior Program Manager, URS
  • Kyle Hegamyer
    Training Specialist, USDA-APHIS
  • Joseph Hovis
    Supervisory Wildlife Biologist, PA Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
  • Laurie Jenkins
    Outdoor and Environmental Education Programs, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Ronald Klauda, Ph.D.
    Director, Monitoring and Non-tidal Assessment Division, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Kerrie Kyde, M.S. '99
    Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Jill Latchana
    K-12 Instructional Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Dave Lemarie, M.S. '04
    Fish and Wildlife Services
  • Shannon Moore
    Watershed Management Section, Frederick County Division of Public Works
  • John Schnase, Ph.D.
    Senior Computer Scientist, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center
  • William Van Der Schalie, Ph.D.
    U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research
  • Andy Wilson, Ph.D.
    Department of Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College
  • Bradley Yohe
    Supervisor of Science, Carroll County Public Schools
  • Betsy Day, President and CEO, The Community Foundation of Frederick
  • Ashley Birdsell, Hood Alum, Marketing Director, Weinberg Center
  • Marita Loose, Independent Marketing Consultant w/ experience working in Frederick and the Hood Graduate School
  • Magaly Mauras Green ’74, M.A.’79, Chair, Frederick, MD
  • Michael A. Stauffer ’00, P’11, P’12, Vice Chair, Middletown, MD
  • Judith Lubkin Apshago ’93, Frederick, MD
  • Larry O. Arthur Ph.D. ’87, Walkersville, MD
  • Dr. Susan Audino, Ph.D. ’85, B.A. ’99, Frederick, MD
  • Nikki Swartzlander Bamonti ’00, Frederick, MD
  • Donna Parker Bannwolf ’76, P’17, Frederick, MD
  • Marj Menchey Berkheimer ’70, Frederick, MD
  • Joy Miller Beveridge ’82, Frederick, MD
  • Deborah A. Bonanni ’78, Chevy Chase, MD
  • Kathie Callahan Brady, Frederick, MD
  • Manuel Casiano, M.A., M.B.A.’03, H.D.H.’08, Frederick, MD
  • John Chickering P’09, P’12, Franklin, MA
  • Mark D. Chilton, M.D. P’11, Frederick, MD
  • Lisa Coblentz, Thurmont, MD
  • Stacey L. Collins ’89, Frederick, MD
  • Elizabeth Anderson Comer ’77, Baltimore, MD
  • Joyce A. Draper, Frederick, MD
  • Susan E. Edmiston ’87 AAMS, Frederick, MD
  • David Esworthy M.S.’88, Mount Airy, MD
  • W. D. Glisson, Columbia, MD
  • Syed W. Haque, M.D., Frederick, MD
  • Paula Jagemann-Bane ’99, Frederick, MD
  • Jean Joyce, CFP®, Frederick, MD
  • Susan Bond Kearney ’85, Owings Mills, MD
  • Allan Kleban, Farmington, CT
  • Karlys Kline, Frederick, MD
  • Margaret Mitchell Kline ’55, G’08, Frederick, MD
  • Jennifer Stange Knieriem ’01, Silver Spring, MD
  • Diane Poole Laughlin, Frederick, MD
  • Jason E. Lee, Frederick, MD
  • Dawn J. Leonard, M.D., F.A.C.S., Darnestown, MD
  • Kevin Lollar ’97, Frederick, MD
  • Deedee Randall Luttrell ’80, Braddock Heights, MD
  • Matthew C. McGreevy, Frederick, MD
  • Rona A. Mensah ’92, Frederick, MD
  • Carla M. Merritt ’86, Bowie, MD
  • Catherine Mock, Frederick, MD
  • Bernice Morris ’04, M.B.A.’08, Owings Mills, MD
  • Colonel (Ret.) C. James Olson, Thurmont, MD
  • Cheryl D. Parrott M.A.’06, H.D.H.’09, Middletown, MD
  • Edward C. Prensky M.B.A.’12, Middletown, MD
  • James R. Racheff M.S.’93, M.B.A.’02, H’12
  • Yvonne G. Reinsch, Frederick, MD
  • Dorianna Colon Rice ’88, Frederick, MD
  • Ellen S. Sacks, J.D., ’70, P’09, Brooklyn, NY
  • Doug Selby, Frederick, MD
  • Marisa A. Shockley ’91, Frederick, MD
  • Jewel K. Smith ’96, Alexandria, VA
  • Ruth Ravitz Smith ’83, Wilmington, NC
  • Beverley Swaim Staley ’77, M.A. ’82, H.D.H. ’10, Davidsonville, MD 
  • Deborah Eaton Thackston ’77, P’11, Frederick, MD
  • Cherian Thomas M.B.A. ’12, Bethesda, MD
  • L. Martha Thomas, M.D. ’71, P’99, P’09, York, PA
  • Ellen M. Urbanski, Downingtown, PA
  • Ann Wiegand, M.S.’04, Frederick, MD
  • Katherine Nixdorff Wilson, Ph.D., ’73, Baltimore, MD
  • Kristin J. Woods ’92, East Amherst, NY
  • Deborah Christ Zourdos ’73, Bethesda, MD
  • Andrew Bradshaw
    Elementary Integrated Curriculum Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools 
  • Peter Cincotta
    Secondary Mathematics Curriculum Specialist, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Wendi Cyford 
    Teacher Specialist for Secondary Mathematics, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Alisha Dunkle
    Student Representative of Math Instructional Leadership Program, Frederick County Public Schools 
  • Joanna Gannon 
    Department of Mathematics, Frederick Community College
  • Kevin Giffhorn '10
    Math Teacher, Carroll County Public Schools
  • John Hamman
    Dean of Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science, Montgomery College
  • Donn Hicks
    Elementary Math Supervisor, Carroll County Public Schools
  • Gary Hull
    Math Department Chair, Frederick Community College
  • Linda Loomis
    Math Content Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Debbie Myers
    Elementary Math Curriculum Specialist, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Karine Ptak '16
    Math Teacher, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Julie Scherer
    Student Representative of Math Education program, Montgomery County Public Schools teacher
  • Amy Seylar
    Math Content Specialist, Washington County Public Schools
  • Darren Smith '10
    Chair, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science, Montgomery College, Germantown Campus
  • Mary Swack
    Secondary Math Supervisor, Carroll County Public Schools
  • Angela Waltrup
    Math Content Specialist, Washington County Public Schools
  • Debby Ward
    Coordinator of Math, Maryland State Department of Education

From Hood College

  • April Boulton
    Dean of the Graduate School
  • Katie England
    Instructor
  • Christy Graybeal
    Math Ed and Math Instructional Leadership Program Director
  • Sara Malec
    Assistant Professor of Math
  • Nelson Palmer
    Instructor
  • James Parson
    Associate Professor of Math
  • Allison Partner
    Instructor
  • Ann Stewart
    Chair, Department of Mathematics
  • Tricia Strickland
    Associate Professor of Math
  • Christine Thereault
    Instructor
  • Christy Graybeal, Ed Department Chairperson and Program Director, Math Leadership
  • Marisel Torres-Crespo, OPCDL Director and instructor in C&I program
  • Nora El-Bilawi, instructor in C&I program
  • Paulette Shockey, instructor in C&I program, original architect of Multidisciplinary Studies program
  • Linda Civetti, FCPS school administrator, instructor in C&I program
  • Jason Rubeling, FCPS school administrator, instructor in C&I program
  • Sue Ann Nogel, FCPS curriculum specialist, instructor in C&I program
  • Harry Hanna, FCPS teacher on assignment,  instructor in C&I program
  • Andrea Robinson-Tejada, MCPS ELL specialist,  instructor in C&I program
  • Lori Barrick, Literacy Specialist, Ballenger Creek Elementary School
  • Leigh Brownell- Currens, Literacy Specialist, Spring Ridge Elementary School
  • Kristy Calo, Assistant Professor of Education
  • Christine Helfrich, Adjunct Professor (former FCC Vice President)
  • Susan Verdi, Literacy Specialist, Tuscarora Elementary School (former Teacher Specialist for English/LA Intervention PK-12 System Accountability and School Improvement, Frederick County Public Schools)