Date of Appointment: 2012
Academy/Board Roles: President, Board of Directors; Member, Program and By-Laws Committees
Church Affiliation: St. James’ Episcopal Church
Family Ties: Daughter, along with sister Brenda Baker, of Liston and Dorothy George. Proud parent (along with Erthman Naesea) of Monica and grandparent of Nya, Jonah, and Ava.
Employment Status: Retired after over 35 years in positions as Executive Director of the State Board of Pharmacy; Program Manager at Maryland Department of Aging; Deputy, Associated Black Charities; and Director, Baltimore City Health Dept. Former Clinical Child Therapist (LCSW) and grants writer.
Education: B.A., Salisbury State University; M.A., University of Maryland School of Social Work
- Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; The Society, Inc.; and the GEMS
- Former Board Member, Friends of Benjamin Banneker Historic Park and Museum
- Former Consultant to numerous community-based, non-profit organizations including Ryan White AIDS Planning Council, Center for Social Gerontology, United Way of Central Maryland, and several local health departments