Leadership

Board of Trustees

The governing body of the college is appointed by the Governor from citizenry of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's counties. The board consists of nine members, each given a five-year term of office and may serve up to two consecutive terms.

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Current Officers

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Shawn B. Coates
Chair, 2022, 2023

2018-2023 / 2023-2028
Charles County

*2018-2022 / 2020-2025
St. Mary's County

2023 - present
CSM President

Trustees

2019-2024
Charles County

2020-2025
St. Mary's County

*2019-2021 / 2021-2026
Calvert County

*2019-2022 / 2022-2027
Charles County

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Cathy Allen

*2022 / 2023-2028
St. Mary's County

*2023-2025

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Celeste Alexander-Frye

2023-
Calvert County

*Completed remainder of another trustee’s term before being appointed for their own five-year term.

Board Liaisons

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Craig Patenaude, Esq.

Vice President of Policy, Government Relations, and General Counsel 

generalcounsel@csmd.edu

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Larisa Pfeiffer, Ed.D.
CSM Alumna

Chief of Staff
ljpfeiffer@csmd.edu

301-934-7627

Ex-Officios

Stacey Cooke, Human Resources and Benefits Committee, 2014-present

Daryl Motley, Audit Committee, 2019-Present

Trustee Emeriti

Louis P. Jenkins (1999)
John T. Parran, Jr.  (1999)
Henry L. Burke (1999)
Veronica E. Coates (1999)
William Daniel Mayer (1999)
Michael A. Besche (2000)
Dianne McWilliams (2000)
Verna M. Posey (2002)


Delores C. Datcher (2004)
Joseph F. Shannon, Jr (2010)
Mary M. Krug (2016)
James K. Raley, Jr. (2016)
Charles R. Bailey (2016)
Michael L. Middleton (2016)
Dorothea H. Smith (2018)
Theodore L. Harwood, II (2020)

Executive Cabinet

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Yolanda Wilson, Ed.D.
President

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Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor, Ed.D.

Interim Vice President for the Division of Learning (DOL)

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Tracy A. Harris, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student Equity and Success (SES)

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Ron Price

Vice President of People, Culture, and Equity (PCE)

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Bill L. Comey, Ph.D.
Vice President of Operations and Planning (OPP)

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Craig W. Patenaude, Esq.
Vice President of Policy, Government Relations, and General Counsel

 

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Larisa Pfeiffer, Ed.D.
Chief of Staff

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Vacant

Executive Assistant to the President

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