Tom Whedbee, Chairman

Shawan Farm, Educator

William H. Minor

Pinebloom Farms

Laura Delozier

Former Horse Trainer, Fox Hunter

Sarah McDowell

CPA and Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young

George Mayo, At Large

Executive Director – Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation

Ann Merryman, At Large

Orebanks-Race Horse Owner, Breeder, Trainer and Heritage Grass Fed Beef

Erika Crowl

UMD Extension Educator

Alice Dearing

Fundraiser, Ladew Gardens

Ned Halle

Vice-President, Land Preservation Trust, Inc.

Joyce Holbrook, Secretary


Bill Jones

Claire Jones Landscapes, LLC

Mike Traynor

Hi-tech Project Manager, Part-time Farmer

Renee Wilson

Multimedia Journalist & Designer
Marketing Assistant, The Mill

John Hawks

Retired President of COMSORT Inc;

Founder of My Neighbors Foundation

Kevin Atticks:  – Past PresidentExecutive Director of the Maryland Wineries Assoc., Professor of Communication at Loyola University, Maryland Tourism Council(MTC)

 Richard Bernstein: Co-Founder First Fruits Farm, Inc., Farm Bureau

J. L. “Lee” Bishop

Jim Bosley:  – President, Farmers & Merchants Bank

Alice Chalmers:   Business consultant in the US and internationally.

Dan Colhoun III: Cowan Systems – Transportation and Logistics. Horseman & Farm Operator

Greg DavisRetired, CoBank Farm Credit Leasing, Adjunct Faculty Economics Department at University of Baltimore.

Rob Deford

Jack Dillon

Bill Edelen: Retired National Park Service, 4-H Volunteer

Bruce Fenwick: Belmont Farms, Horse Trainer

J. Robert Frazee: CEO of Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit

Edward J. Gilliss, Esq: Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP

Cricket Goodall

Philip Gottwals

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

Ned Halle: Vice-President, Land Preservation Trust, Inc.

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

Julia Jitkoff

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

Wayne McGinnis: Beef Cattle Farmer, Member Baltimore County Planning Board, Fmr. Chair MALF

Bradley Moore

Steve Myer

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

Scott Welsh: Owner – Maryland Flower & Foliage

Doug Radebaugh:  President of Radebaugh Florist and Greenhouses, a full-service, family owned and operated flower, gift and garden center

Les Richardson

Polly Roberts, MD: Retired Physician

Jennifer Small: Financial Planner, President of Shriver & Company, Inc.

Steve Smith

Michael H. Spencer: Past President

John StumpMid-Atlantic Farm Credit

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.

Keith Wills: MidAtlantic Farm Credit, Farm Bureau

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