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ANACOSTIA WATERSHED RESTORATION PARTNERSHIP
Dana Minerva, Executive Director (202) 962-3322
web: www.anacostia.net

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Vacancy, Chair

Ex officio: Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor; Muriel E. Bowser, Mayor, District of Columbia; Isiah (Ike) Leggett, County Executive, Montgomery County; Rushern L. Baker III, County Executive, Prince George's County; Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne, Commander & District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District; Cosmo Servidio, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3.

CHESAPEAKE BAY & WATER RESOURCES POLICY COMMITTEE
Staff: Heidi Bonnaffon (202) 962-3216; e-mail: hbonnaffon@mwcog.org
Tanya Spano (202) 962-3776; e-mail: tspano@mwcog.org

Libby Garvey, Arlington County, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2019

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Christina Pompa; Aimee Dailey (alternate).
Frederick County: M. C. Keegan-Ayer; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Craig L. Rice. Alternates: Frank Dawson; Steve Shofar; Amy Stevens.
Prince George's County: Adam C. Ortiz; Obie Patterson.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Roger (Shaun) Rinehart
Bowie: one vacancy
College Park: Patrick J. (P. J.) Brennan
Gaithersburg: Laurie-Anne Sayles; Robert T. Wu (alternate).
Greenbelt: Judith F. Davis; Edward V. J. Putens (alternate).
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth
Laurel: Michael Leszcz; Joanne Hall-Barr (alternate).
Rockville: Mark Charles; Julie Palakovich Carr (alternate).
Takoma Park: Cindy Dyballa; Peter Kovar (alternate).

Meetings: 3rd Friday (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.)

CLIMATE, ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT POLICY COMMITTEE
Staff: Maia Davis (202) 962-3227; e-mail: mdavis@mwcog.org
Jeffrey King (202) 962-3238; e-mail: jking@mwcog.org

Penelope Gross, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments), 2018

Appointed by Senate President: James C. Rosapepe
Appointed by House Speaker: Alfred C. Carr, Jr.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Dennis Fleming; Beth Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: M. C. Keegan-Ayer; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Tom Hucker. Alternates: Stan Edwards; Lindsey Shaw.
Prince George's County: Erica Bannerman; Mary A. Lehman; Dawn Hawkins-Nixon (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Takisha D. James
Bowie: Diane M. Polangin
College Park: S. M. Fazlul Kabir
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: Ryan Spiegel; Dyan Backe (alternate).
Greenbelt: Leta M. Mach. Alternates: Judith F. Davis; Lesley Riddle.
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth
Laurel: Michele Blair; Anna ReWalt
Rockville: Julie Palakovich Carr; Erica Shingara (alternate).
Takoma Park: Cindy Dyballa; Terry J. Seamens (alternate).

Ex officio: Ben H. Grumbles, Secretary of the Environment (Brian Hug, alternate; Luke Wisniewski, alternate); Colleen Turner, designee of Secretary of Transportation; Katherine Magruder, Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center; Mary Beth Tung, Esq., Ph.D., Director, Maryland Energy Administration (John Fiastro, alternate).

HUMAN SERVICES & PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY COMMITTEE
Staff: Paul DesJardin (202) 962-3293; e-mail: pdesjardin@mwcog.org

Karen R. Toles, Prince George's County, Maryland, Chair

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: Brian J. Feldman

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: William D. Stephens
Frederick County: Barbara Brookmeyer; Jessica E. Fitzwater
Montgomery County: Uma S. Ahluwalia; George L. Leventhal. Alternates: Linda McMillan; Earl Stoddard; Vivian Yao.
Prince George's County: Ronald Gill; Mark A. Magaw; Karen R. Toles; Hector Velez. Alternates: Pamela Creekmur; Betty Hager Francis.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Tracy Stone
Bowie: Courtney D. Glass
College Park: Patrick L. Wojahn
Gaithersburg: Michael A. Sesma, Ph.D.
Greenbelt: Edward V. J. Putens; Silke Pope (alternate).
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth; Jake Rollow (alternate).
Laurel: Rosalind Ceasar; Robert DiPietro; Bill Goddard (alternate).
Rockville: Virginia D. Onley
Takoma Park: Terry J. Seamens; Rizwan A. Qureshi (alternate).

METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIR QUALITY COMMITTEE
Staff: Jennifer Desimone (202) 962-3360; e-mail: jdesimone@mwcog.org

Hans Riemer, Montgomery County, Maryland, Chair (chosen by Committee, 1-year term), 2018

Appointed by Senate President: one vacancy
Appointed by House Speaker: one vacancy
Appointed by Secretary of the Environment: George S. (Tad) Aburn, Jr.; Brian Hug (alternate).
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: Colleen Turner. Alternates: Ujjval Shukla; Kari Snyder.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Amanda M. Stewart; Jason Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: one vacancy
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Hans Riemer. Alternates: Stan Edwards; Keith Levchenko.
Prince George's County: Mary A. Lehman; Adam C. Ortiz; Deni L. Taveras; Dawn Hawkins-Nixon (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: one vacancy
College Park: Robert W. Day; Monroe S. Dennis (alternate).
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: one vacancy
Greenbelt: Leta M. Mach; Emmett Jordan (alternate).
Laurel: Keith Sydnor; Valerie Nicholas (alternate).
Rockville: one vacancy
Takoma Park: Peter Kovar; Cindy Dyballa (alternate).

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COUNCIL
David Snyder, Falls Church, Virginia, Chair (confirmed by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2018

Maryland elected officials:
Prince George's County: Jamel R. (Mel) Franklin, Mark A. Magaw.

Appointed by Maryland Emergency Management Agency: Walter F. (Pete) Landon; Russell J. Strickland.
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: Harold G. (Bud) Frank; Bill Johnson

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION TRANSPORTATION PLANNING BOARD
Staff: Kanathur Srikanth (202) 962-3257; e-mail: ksrikanth@mwcog.org

Charles Allen, District of Columbia, Chair (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), 2018

Appointed by Senate President: one vacancy; Ulysses Currie (alternate)
Appointed by House Speaker: Tawanna P. Gaines
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: R. Earl Lewis. Alternates: Charles Glass; Heather Murphy.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Peter F. Murphy; Jason Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: Harold F. (Bud) Otis, Jr.; Ron Burns (alternate).
Montgomery County: Marc B. Elrich; Al R. Roshdieh. Alternates: Christopher Conklin; Gary Erenrich; Glenn Orlin.
Prince George's County: Dannielle M. Glaros; Darrell Mobley. Alternates: Karen Toles; Victor Weissberg.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: Michael P. Esteve
College Park: Monroe S. Dennis; Fazlul Kabir (alternate).
Frederick: Kelly M. Russell; Timothy Davis (alternate).
Gaithersburg: Neil Harris; Dennis Enslinger (alternate).
Greenbelt: Rodney M. Roberts; Colin Byrd (alternate).
Laurel: Carl DeWalt; Frederick Smalls (alternate).
Rockville: Bridget Donnell Newton; Emad Elshafei (alternate).
Takoma Park: Kacy Kostiuk; Jarrett K. Smith; Peter Kovar (alternate).

REGION FORWARD COALITION
Staff: Paul DesJardin (202) 962-3293; e-mail: pdesjardin@mwcog.org

Dannielle M. Glaros, Prince George's County, Maryland, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2019

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: one vacancy

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Steven Kaii-Ziegler
Frederick County: Jessica E. Fitzwater
Montgomery County: Marc B. Elrich; Marlene Michaelson; Gregory Ossont; Tina Benjamin (alternate).
Prince George's County: Bradley Frome; Danielle M. Glaros; Elizabeth Hewlett; David S. Iannucci (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Debi Sandlin
Bowie: Courtney D. Glass
College Park: Patrick L. Wojahn; Monroe S. Dennis (alternate).
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: Michael A. Sesma, Ph.D.; Ryan Spiegel (alternate).
Greenbelt: Emmett V. Jordan; Konrad E. Herling (alternate).
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth; Jim Chandler (alternate).
Laurel: Christian Pulley; Robert Love (alternate).
Rockville: Tom Moore
Takoma Park: Talisha Searcy; Kate Stewart (alternate).

Department of Planning: one vacancy

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