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Leadership

President's Council

Front Row (L-R): Dr. Richard B. Fleming, Prince Frederick Dean and Vice President; Dr. Eileen D. Abel, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Michelle L. Goodwin, Vice President of Advancement; and Dr. Daniel P. Mosser, Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

Back Row (L-R): Tony R. Jernigan, CPA, Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services; Dr. Bill L. Comey, Vice President of Student and Instructional Support Services; Dr. Brad M. Gottfried, CSM President; Craig W. Patenaude, Esq., General Counsel; and Dr. Tracy A. Harris, Leonardtown Dean and Vice President


Our President

Dr. Brad Gottfried

Dr. Bradley Gottfried
President

President of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) since 2006, Dr. Bradley M. Gottfried has had a long and distinguished career in higher education. After receiving his Ph.D. in Zoology from Miami University in 1976, Dr. Gottfried served as faculty member and as a chief academic officer for many years before becoming president of Sussex County Community College in 2000. His strengths are in strategic planning and assessment of institutional effectiveness, fund-raising, and academic program development. Dr. Gottfried is also a historian and author specializing in the Civil War.

In addition to his leadership at CSM, Dr. Gottfried is very active in the region serving on many committees and boards. Among his many community-based initiatives are the Money Smart Seminar Series to promote financial literacy throughout the region; the Southern Maryland Nonprofit Institute at the College of Southern Maryland to strengthen the region’s nonprofit organizations; the Diversity Institute of Charles County, which promotes a culture of inclusiveness and understanding in a rapidly changing community; and the Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute, to build programs and processes that promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Southern Maryland.

Dr. Gottfried and his wife, Linda, donate countless hours each year helping the region’s nonprofit organizations become more successful by leading strategic planning exercises and working with boards to strengthen governance, marketing, advocacy, and fund-raising efforts

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President's Council


Dr. Eileen D. Abel

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Responsible for: All credit programs, academic divisions, academic planning, and assessment


Dr. Bill L. Comey

Vice President of Student and Instructional Support Services
Responsible for: Enrollment Management, Admissions, Advisement and Career Services, Financial Assistance, Registrar, Student Success Services, Student Life and Athletics, Information Management Team, Enterprise Systems, Network Administration and Security, Libraries


Dr. Richard B. Fleming

Prince Frederick Dean and Vice President
Responsible for: Prince Frederick Campus Administration, Student Services


Michelle L. Goodwin

Vice President of Advancement
Responsible for: CSM Foundation, Development, Marketing, Community Relations, Auxiliary Services, St. Charles Children's Learning Center


Dr. Tracy A. Harris

Leonardtown Dean and Vice President
Responsible for: Leonardtown Campus Administration, Student Services


Tony R. Jernigan, CPA

Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services
Responsible for: Budget, Financial Operations, Procurement/Contracts, Physical Plant


Dr. Daniel P. Mosser

Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development
Responsible for: All non-credit continuing education programs, Workforce Development, Community Education, Maryland Center for Environmental Training, Small Business Development Center, Corporate Center


Craig W. Patenaude

Esq., General Counsel
Responsible for: General Counsel, Risk Management and Compliance, Public Safety and Preparedness, Human Resources, Payroll