OUR PEOPLE

Dana Pauley

(DAY-nuh. POL-lee) : (she/her)
PRESIDENT & CEO

Sarah Burnett

(SARE-uh. BURN-net) : (she/they)
 SENIOR DIRECTOR, PROGRAMS & TRAINING

Kaarmin Ford

(CAR-men. Fohrd) : (she/her)
 SENIOR DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS & ENGAGEMENT

Yesenia E. Regalado

(Ya-SIN-e-uh. rig-a-LOD-doh) : (she/her)
DIRECTOR, TRAINING & COMMUNITY IMPACT

Diane Cutler Green

(dye-AN. cut-LER. Green) : (she/her)
PARTNERSHIPS AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Alison McLaughlin

(AL-luh-son. Muh-GLOCK-luhn) : (she/her)
SENIOR MANAGER, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Marquise McKine

(Mar-KEYS. Muh-Kine) : (he/him)
PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Britney Thompson

(Brit-KNEE. TOMP-sun) : (she/her)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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OUR BOARD

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Gustavo Matheus (CORE 2020)

Board Chair

PARTNER
Feldesman Leifer, LLC

Kelly Gibson Caplan (CORE 2013)

Vice Chair

DIVISION MANAGER, CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT & ADVOCACY
WSSC Water

Carolina Clavijo (CORE 2017)

Finance Chair
Treasurer

CEO & PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR
Visionary Eye Doctors

John ‘Jay’ Murphy (CORE 2022)

Secretary

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
M&T Bank

Greg Coleman (CORE 2019)

Immediate Past Chair
Ex- Officio

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN & CO-FOUNDER
Nexercise, Inc. 

Dana Pauley (EL 2017)

Ex-Officio

PRESIDENT & CEO
Leadership Montgomery

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Matt Brown (CORE 2021)

DIRECTOR, GLOBAL PROGRAMS
World Learning

William Ellis (CORE 2021)

DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
PEPCO Holdings

Debbi Jarvis (CORE 2012)

VP & CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
AltaGas/Washington Gas

Catherine Matthews (CORE 2003)

RETIRED
Montgomery County Government

Amy Ray

REGIONAL VP, HUMAN RESOURCES AMERICA’S EASTERN DIVISION
Marriott International

Tony Spearman-Leach (CORE 2018)

Governance and Ethics Committee Chair

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND PHILANTHROPY
National Academy of Public Administration

Shuaa Tajammul (EL 2020)

PRINCIPAL
Shuaa Tajammul, Esq

Stacey Terry Ormsby (CORE 2021)

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
Montgomery County Public Schools

Bob Vollinger (SLM 2020)

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST
Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health
and Human Services, Policy, Planning and Coordination Unit
Note:  Years listed after individuals’ names indicate the year in which they graduated from Leadership Montgomery, Senior Leadership Montgomery or Emerging Leaders Programs

FOUNDING BOARD

Fran L. Abrams

Paul G. Adams, III

Allen Bender

Adrianne L. Carr

Susan Hedling Evans

Joan Finnerty

Michael A. Freedman

Frederick C. Gale*

Barbara G. Golden

William H. Hussmann*

Blair Lee

Dr. Noreen A. Lyne

Carolyn S. Meakem

Esther B. Newman

Eliot Pfanstiehl

Lawrence F. Pignone*

Kenneth P. Reichard

Warren P. Rothe

Barry F. Scher

Roberta F. Shulman

The Hon. Carlton R. Sickles*

Andrew M. Stern

Gladys L. Young*

PAST BOARD CHAIRS

Frederick C. Gale* (1989-1991)

Eliot Pfanstiehl (1991-1993)

Mita M. Schaffer (CORE 1990) (1993-1995)

Sheldon I. Grosberg* (CORE 1993) (1995-1997)

Robert L. Jones (CORE 1992) (1997-1999)

Charles A Lyons (CORE 1995) (1999-2000)

Marion H. Hull* (CORE 1995) (2000-2002)

Bradley L. Westpfahl (CORE 1997) (2002-2004)

William G. Robertson (CORE 2002) (2004-2005)

Solomon Graham (CORE 2003) (2005-2007)

Debra L.C. Liverpool (CORE 1999) (2007-2009)

Michael L. Mael (CORE 2005) (2009-2011)

Marvin Dickerson (CORE 2007) (2011-2013)

Bradley H. Colton (CORE 2000) (2013-2015)

Debbi L. Jarvis (CORE 2012) (2015-2017)

David Hill (CORE 2005) (2017-2019)

Marilyn Lynk, Ph.D. (CORE 2017) (2019-2021)

* Deceased