The Board of Visitors provides advice and counsel to the President on matters pertaining to public outreach, development, and policy issues. Through their involvement, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is able to ensure it continues to meet its mission to conduct a comprehensive program to develop and apply predictive ecology for Maryland to the improvement and preservation of the physical environment. In pursuing this mission, UMCES plays a key role in advancing knowledge in support of Maryland’s international reputation for progressive environmental management and sustainable economic development.
Board of Visitors
Mr. Charles O. Monk II, Esq., Chair
Partner, Saul Ewing LLP
Mr. Paul J. Allen
Senior Vice President (Retired), Constellation Energy
Mr. Thomas L. Buckmaster
President (Retired), Honeywell Hometown Solutions
Ms. Victoria Childs
President (Retired), Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
Ms. Peggy Derrick
Vice President, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, PBC
Mr. Gary M. Epstein
Retired Partner, Latham & Watkins
Managing Director, 4270E, LLC
Mr. Joseph E. Farren
Managing Director, Porter Novelli
Mr. Donald Graf
Executive Engineer (Retired), MPR Associates, Inc.
Honorable Nancy K. Kopp
Maryland State Treasurer Emeritus
Mr. Ronald Kreitner
WestSide Renaissance, Inc.
Mr. Mark Levine
Core Capital Partners
Mr. Thomas Lingan, Esq.
Partner, Venable LLP
Mr. William (Sandy) McAllister, Jr.
Principal, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker LLC
Mr. J. Mitchell Neitzey
EFO Capital Management, Washington, D.C.
Mr. William A. Shorter, Jr.
Ms. Eileen Straughan
President, Straughan Environmental, Inc.
Mr. Joe Suarez
Director/Executive Advisor Community Partnerships, Booz Allen Hamilton