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. You may view the meeting schedule, minutes, and agendas here.

2020-2021 Officers

Jay Webster headshot

2015-2020**
Audit Committee; Vice Chair 2019-2020

Shawn Coates headshot

2018-2023
Human Resources and Benefits Committee Chair; CSM Foundation Board Liaison

CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy headshot

2017 - present
CSM President

Trustees

Kenneth Abell headshot

2020-2025
Human Resources and Benefits Committee; Commencement Speaker & Board Distinguished Service Award Recipients Ad Hoc Committee

Sonja Cox headshot

2019-2025* 
Audit Committee Chair

Jose Gonzalez headshot

2020-2025
Audit Committee; Nominating Committee

Samuel Jones headshot

2013-2025*
Academic and Student Affairs Committee; Human Resources and Benefits Committee; Nominating Committee

Christy Lombardi headshot

2020-2025
Commencement Speaker & Board Distinguished Service Award Recipients Ad Hoc Committee

Cordelia Postell headshot

2020-2025
Academic and Student Affairs Committee;  Commencement Speaker & Board Distinguished Service Award Recipients Ad Hoc Committee

John Roache headshot

2018-2023
Academic and Student Affairs Committee Chair; Nominating Committee Chair

*Completed remainder of another trustee’s term before being appointed for their own five-year term.
**Appointed by Governor Hogan to the board in 2016 to complete a term that began in 2015; Temporarily

Board Staff

Larisa Pfeiffer Headshot

Chief of Staff
ljpfeiffer@csmd.edu

301-934-7627

 

Ex-Officios

Sonja Cox, Audit Committee, 2014-2019

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)

President's Council

Dr. Maureen Murphy thumbnail

Dr. Maureen Murphy
President

Bill Comey headshot

Dr. Bill L. Comey
Vice President of Operations and Planning (OPP)

Responsible for: All college-wide planning and research functions, all functions necessary for daily campus operations (technology, public safety, scheduling, and facilities)

Dr. Tracy Harris headshot

Dr. Tracy A. Harris
Vice President of Student Equity and Success (SES)

Responsible for: Recruitment, admissions, registration, financial assistance, advising and counseling, special population services, student life, and athletics

Tony Journigan headshot

Tony R. Jernigan, CPA
Vice President of Financial Services

Responsible for: All college financial functions, plus auxiliary and public services

Ellen Flowers-Fields

Ellen Flowers-Fields
Associate Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CWD)

Responsible for: All non-credit continuing education programs, Workforce Development, Community Education, Maryland Center for Environmental Training, Small Business Development Center, WorkForce Center, and the Nonprofit Institute

Avis McMillon headshot

Avis McMillon
Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communication (MAR)

Responsible for: Media relations, creative services, web services, marketing and communications

Craig Patenaude headshot

Craig W. Patenaude, Esq.
General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development (HRO)

Responsible for: Legal affairs, human resources, diversity and inclusion

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