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Board Members - Governor's Workforce Development Board (GWDB)

Hon. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.,
Governor

(Hon. Boyd K. Rutherford,
Lt Governor)

Louis M. Dubin
Board Chair
Managing Partner
Redbrick LMD

Christopher Sachse
Board Vice-Chair
CEO
ThinkStack

Sam J. Abed
Secretary
Department of Juvenile Services

Mick Arnold
President
Arnold Packaging

Honorable Vanessa Atterbeary
State Delegate
Maryland House of Delegates

John D. Barber, Jr.
President of Local 177
Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters

Carol Beatty
Secretary
Maryland Department of Disabilities

Alice A. Blayne-Allard
Owner
Free State Cooperage, LLC

Gary E. Bockrath
Consultant – Operational & Financial
Tatum

Jennifer W. Bodensiek
President & CEO
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Gavin Buckley
Mayor
City of Annapolis

Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D.
President
Hood College

Veronica A. Cool
Founder & Managing Director
Cool & Associates, LLC

Michelle Day
Director, Frederick County Workforce Services
President, MD Workforce Investment Network

E. Katarina Ennerfelt
President/CEO
ARCON Welding Equipment, LLC

James D. Fielder
Secretary
MD Higher Education Commission

Bernie Fowler
Founder and President
Farming 4 Hunger, Inc

Wanda Smith Gispert
Regional Vice President, Wkfc Dev
MGM Resorts International

Robert L. Green
Secretary
Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Steve W. Groenke
Chief Executive Officer
Storbyte, Inc.

Kevin D. Heffner
President and CEO
LifeSpan Network

Hon. Cheryl Kagan
State Senator
James Senate Office Building

Rona E. Kramer
Secretary
Maryland Department of Aging

Sandra Kurtinitis
President
Community College of Baltimore County rep. Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC)

Andrew B. Larson
National Project Coordinator
International Union of Painters and Allied Trade, Job Corps Program

Larry Letow
President
LG-TEK

Carl Livesay
Vice President of Operations
Maryland Thermoform Corporation

Aminah “Amie” J. Long
Human Resources Director
Chaney Enterprises

Roya Mohadjer
Director, Business Development and Strategy
Social Scientific Systems, Inc.

Gary E. Murdock
Training Director
Steamfitters Local 602

Chad J. Nagel
Vice President
Nagel Farm Service

Stephen W. Neal
President/CEO
K. Neal International Trucks, Inc.
K. Neal Idealease

Alexander G. Núñez
Vice President, Governmental and External Affairs
BGE

George W. Owings, III
Secretary
Department of Veterans Affairs

Lourdes R. Padilla
Secretary
Department of Human Resources

Charles A. Ramos
Consultant

Tiffany P. Robinson
Secretary
Department of Labor

Edward C. Rothstein (COL Ret)
Commissioner
Carroll County Commissioners Office

Lisa Rusyniak
President & CEO
Goodwill Industries of the 
Chesapeake, Inc.

Karen Salmon
State Superintendent of Schools
Maryland State Department of Education.

Kelly M. Schulz
Secretary
Department of Commerce

Martin 'Marty' Schwartz
President
Vehicles for Change

James A. Sears, Jr.
President, Maryland Operations
Potomac Edison

Gerald M. Shapiro
President
Shapiro & Duncan, Inc.

Leslie R. Simmons
President, EVP
LifeBridge Health

William E. Simons
Senior Vice President
Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc.

Michelle B. Smith
President & CEO
1st Choice, LLC

Charles T. Wetherington
President
BTE Technologies, Inc.

Michelle J. Wright
President
Certus Consulting, LLC

Charnetia V. Young
National Business Development Manager
CVS Health