Wes Jamison, Managing Director
Wesley Jamison was born and raised in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with an undergraduate degree in Human and Organizational Development and a Masters in Community Development and Action. After Vanderbilt, Wes worked in New York City for 5 years before seeking greener grasses. This search led him to a fellowship in South Africa working to stem the tide of HIV and promote adolescent health with Grassroot Soccer. After a year writing and managing grants, Wes is now back home serving as the Managing Director at the Maryland Agricultural Resource Council. As Managing Director, Wes is responsible for developing programs that achieve the mission of educating the public about agriculture and creating a community with a better understanding and greater connection to agriculture in Maryland.
Wes can be reached at 410-887-8973 and firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss programs, events, and for facilitating additional activities.
Rick Bernstein: President, Founder – Fresh Fruits Farm
Bob Bowie: Retired Attorney
Dan Colhoun III: Cowan Systems – Transportation and Logistics, Horseman and Farm Operator
Greg Davis: Retired, CoBank Farm Credit Leasing, Adjunct Faculty Economics Department at University of Baltimore.
Bill Edelen: Retired, 4-H Volunteer
P.G. Ensor: Secretary Farmer
Bruce Fenwick: Belmont Farms, Farmer and Horse Trainer
Ned Halle: Vice-President, Land Preservation Trust, Inc.
Henry Halloway: President, The Mill. Owner, Wilson Mill Orchard
John Hawks: Retired President of COMSORT Inc. and Founder of My Neighbors Foundation
George Mayo: Past-President – Executive Director, Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation
Wayne McGinnis: Beef Cattle Farmer, Member Baltimore County Planning Board
Ann Merryman: Orebanks-Race Horse Owner, Brerder, Trainer and Heritage Grass Fed Beef
Bill Minor: Pinebloom Farms
Josh Pons: Co-Owner Country Life Farm & Merryland Farm; thoroughbred horse farms. Former lawyer has authored two books
Zach Rose: Manager, Clear Meadow Farm in White Hall Md. Family Farm producing hay, straw, grain, corn, wheat, barley, soybeans, sunflowers, sorghum, and beef. University of Delaware in 1999. clearmeadowfarm.com
John Stump: Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit
Tom Whedbee: Retired Teacher, School Counselor
Kieth Wills: Treasurer, Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit
Kevin Atticks: – Past President, Executive Director of the Maryland Wineries Assoc., Professor of Communication at Loyola University, Maryland Tourism Council(MTC)
J. L. “Lee” Bishop
Jim Bosley: – President, Farmers & Merchants Bank
Alice Chalmers: Business consultant in the US and internationally.
J. Robert Frazee: CEO of Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit
Edward J. Gilliss, Esq: Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
Ned Grassi: Wildlife Conservationist;Financial Manager
David Greene: Sheep producer, retired UME Ag agent in Carroll County, Past Chair of the Baltimore County Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board
Michael J. Harrison, DVM: Equine Veterinarian with strong interest in reproduction.
Henry Holloway: President of The Mill – retail agricultural farm supply stores. Encompassing five retail agricultural farm supply stores. Also owns Wilson Mill Orchard
Peter Horneffer: Cattle farmer
Janna Howley: Agricultural Marketing Specialist University of Maryland Extension Prince George’s County
Kate Joyce: Independent consultant
Ed Lippy: Part owner, Lippy Brothers Inc., large family grain farm NW Baltimore County and Carroll County; Director, F&M Bank Board
Tony Marchione: Past President– Retired Superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools, former County Administrative Officer
Joan Norman: Co-Owner One Straw Farm; largest organic vegetable farm in Maryland. CSA and restaurant sales
Richard Price: Retired President, Sparks Bank; hay/grain farmer; board member Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation
Robert Prigel, Jr.: Co-owner, Belle Vale Dairy Farm & Prigel Famiy Creamery; only organic creamery in the County
Richard Watson: Past President
Doug Radebaugh: President of Radebaugh Florist and Greenhouses, a full-service, family owned and operated flower, gift and garden center
Jennifer Small: Financial Planner, President of Shriver & Company, Inc.
Michael H. Spencer: Past President
John Sullivan: Deputy Chief of Staff, Harford County Executive’s Office;
Gene L. Swackhamer: Past President– Retired CEO/President of Farm Credit Bank, former national 4-H Foundation board member
Richard Watson: Past President. Long time resident of Upperco, MD; has management and fundraising skills.
Jane Wolfson: Director, Environmental Science and Studies Program, Professor of Biology, Towson University. Research areas plant/insect interactions & agro ecology
Chris McCollum, Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture
Charlie Conklin, Baltimore County Soil Conservation District
Eva Delp-Cole, USDA – FSA Baltimore County
William F.C. Marlow, Jr. – Attorney at Law
David Martin, University of Maryland Baltimore County Extension
Les Richardson, Richardson Farms