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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; Marc B. Elrich, County Executive, Montgomery County; Angela D. Alsobrooks, County Executive, Prince George's County; Col. John T. Litz, Commander & District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District; Adam C. Ortiz, 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
Steven Bieber (202) 962-3219; e-mail: sbieber@mwcog.org

Amy Jackson, Alexandria, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2023

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: one vacancy; Aimee Dailey (alternate).
Frederick County: one vacancy; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Craig L. Rice; one vacancy. Alternates: Frank W. Dawson III; Keith Levchenko; Steven P. Shofar; Amy Stevens.
Prince George's County: Andrea Crooms; Sydney Harrison. Alternates: Jerry Maldonado; Michelle W. Russell.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Trina D. Brown; Shaun Rienhart (alternate)
Bowie: Tiffany Wright
College Park: Maria Mackie; Catherine Hope (Kate) Kennedy (alternate).
Gaithersburg: Lisa E. Henderson; Robert T. Wu (alternate).
Greenbelt: Judith F. (J) Davis; Silke I. Pope (alternate).
Hyattsville: one vacancy; Lesley J. Riddle (alternate).
Laurel: James W. Kole; Christina Cornwell (alternate); Robert Love (alternate).
Rockville: one vacancy; Heather A. Gewandter (alternate); Erica Shingara (alternate).
Takoma Park: Cindy Dyballa; Peter Kovar (alternate).

Meetings: 3rd Friday, 10:00 a.m. (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

Koran Saines, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments), 2022

Appointed by Senate President: James C. Rosapepe
Appointed by House Speaker: Vaughn M. Stewart III; one vacancy.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: one vacancy; Beth Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: Kai J. Hagen; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Adriana Hochberg; Tom Hucker. Alternates: Carlos Camacho; Stan Edwards; Era Pandya.
Prince George's County: Erica Bannerman; Deni L. Taveras; Dawn Hawkins-Nixon (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Takisha D. James; Robert C. McGrory (alternate)
Bowie: Ingrid S. Harrison
College Park: Patrick L. Wojahn; S. M. Fazlul Kabir (alternate)
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: Ryan Spiegel; one vacancy; Deborah Moran (alternate).
Greenbelt: Colin A. Byrd; Judith F. (J) Davis (alternate).
Hyattsville: one vacancy; Lesley Riddle (alternate).
Laurel: one vacancy; Brian Lee (alternate)
Rockville: Monique Ashton; Erica Shingara (alternate).
Takoma Park: Cindy Dyballa; Terry J. Seamens (alternate).

Ex officio: Horacio A. Tablada, Secretary of the Environment (Michael L. (Luke) Wisniewski, alternate; vacancy, alternate); vacancy, designee of Secretary of Transportation; I. Katherine Magruder, Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center; Mary Beth Tung, Esq., Ph.D., Director, Maryland Energy Administration (Eric Coffman, alternate; Ryan Opsal, alternate; Chris Rice, alternate).

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

Calvin S. Hawkins II, Prince George's County, Maryland, Chair

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: Brian J. Feldman

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Michelle Lilly
Frederick County: Barbara A. Brookmeyer, M.D.; Jessica E. Fitzwater.
Montgomery County: Uma S. Ahluwalia; one vacancy. Alternates: Linda McMillan; Earl P. Stoddard III; Vivian Yao.
Prince George's County: Ronald E. Gill, Jr.; Calvin S. Hawkins II; Mark A. Magaw; Hector Velez; one vacancy. Alternates: Pamela Creekmur; one vacancy.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Tracy Stone
Bowie: Courtney Glass
College Park: John B. Rigg; Patrick L. Wojahn.
Gaithersburg: Tanisha Briley; Michael A. Sesma, Ph.D.
Greenbelt: Edward V. J. Putens; Silke I. 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).

Meetings: 2nd Friday, 12:00 p.m. (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.)

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

Takis Karantonis, Arlington, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Committee, 1-year term), 2023
Kenny Boddye, Prince William, Virginia, Vice-Chair
Anita Bonds, District of Columbia, Vice-Chair
Peter Kovar, Takoma Park, Maryland, Vice-Chair

Appointed by Senate President: one vacancy
Appointed by House Speaker: Sara N. Love
Appointed by Secretary of the Environment: George S. (Tad) Aburn, Jr. Alternate: Roger Thunell.
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: Virginia J. Burke. Alternates: Kari M. Snyder; one vacancy.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Calvert County: Tamara Blake-Wallace
Charles County: Amanda M. Stewart. Alternate: Jason R. Groth.
Frederick County: one vacancy
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Hans Riemer. Alternates: Stan R. Edwards; Keith Levchenko.
Prince George's County: Thomas E. Dernoga; Michelle W. Russell. Alternate: Dawn Hawkins-Nixon.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: Michael P. Esteve
College Park: John B. Rigg; Stuart Adams (alternate); vacancy (alternate).
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: one vacancy; Tanisha Briley (alternate)
Greenbelt: one vacancy; Brandon Gordon (alternate); vacancy (alternate).
Laurel: Michele Blair; Joanne Hall-Barr (alternate); vacancy (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), 2020

Maryland elected officials:
Prince George's County: Mark A. Magaw; Todd M. Turner.

Appointed by Secretary of Emergency Management: 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: Lyn Erickson (202) 962-3319; e-mail: lerickson@mwcog.org
Kanathur Srikanth (202) 962-3257; e-mail: ksrikanth@mwcog.org

Pamela Sebesky, Manassas, Virginia, Chair (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), 2022
Reuben B. Collins II, Charles County, Maryland, Vice-Chair
Christina Henderson, District of Columbia, 2nd Vice-Chair

Appointed by Senate President: Nancy J. King
Appointed by House Speaker: Marc A. Korman; Carol L. Krimm (alternate).
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: Jeffrey B. Hirsch; R. Earl Lewis, Jr.; Heather R. Murphy (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Reuben B. Collins II; Jason Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: Jan H. Gardner; Mark Mishler (alternate).
Montgomery County: Christopher R. Conklin; Marc B. Elrich; Evan Glass, Esq.; Gary Erenrich (alternate); Hannah Henn (alternate); Glenn Orlin (alternate).
Prince George's County: Jamel R. Franklin; Andrea Lasker (alternate); Deni L. Taveras (alternate); Victor Weissberg, (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: Adrian A. Boafo; one vacancy; Mati Bazurto (alternate).
College Park: Patrick Wojahn; one vacancy; Denise C. Mitchell (alternate).
Frederick: Kelly M. Russell; David Edmondson (alternate).
Gaithersburg: Neil Harris; Dennis Enslinger (alternate).
Greenbelt: Emmett V. Jordan; Rodney Roberts (alternate); vacancy (alternate).
Laurel: Craig A. Moe; Michael Leszcz (alternate); Christian Pulley (alternate).
Rockville: Bridget Donnell Newton; Emad Elshafei (alternate).
Takoma Park: Kacy Kostiuk; Peter Kovar (alternate).

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.

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

Brianne Nadeau, District of Columbia, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2023
Penelope Gross, Fairfax County, Virginia, Vice-Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2023
Will Jawando, Montgomery County, Maryland, Vice-Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2023

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: one vacancy

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: one vacancy
Frederick County: one vacancy
Montgomery County: Tina Benjamin; Pamela Dunn; Will Jawando; Marlene Michaelson; Gregory Ossont; Tanya Stern; vacancy (alternate).
Prince George's County: Danielle M. Glaros; Peter Shapiro; one vacancy; David S. Iannucci (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Debi Sandlin
Bowie: Jesse Buggs; Roxy Ndebumadu
College Park: Denise Mitchell; one vacancy; vacancy (alternate).
Frederick: Roger A. Wilson; one vacancy.
Gaithersburg: Michael A. Sesma, Ph.D.; Ryan Spiegel, Esq. (alternate).
Greenbelt: Judith F. (J) Davis; Emmett V. Jordan; vacancy (alternate).
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth; Kevin Ward; James Chandler (alternate).
Laurel: one vacancy; Robert Love (alternate).
Rockville: Tom Moore
Takoma Park: Talisha Searcy; Kathleen M. (Kate) Stewart (alternate).

Department of Planning: one vacancy

Meetings: 4th Friday, 12:00 p.m. (Jan., April, July, Oct.)

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