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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; Cosmo Servidio, 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

Laurie-Anne Sayles, Gaithersburg, Maryland, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2022

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: one vacancy; Aimee Dailey (alternate).
Frederick County: one vacancy; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Adam C. Ortiz; Craig L. Rice. Alternates: Frank W. Dawson III; Keith Levchenko; Steven P. Shofar; Amy Stevens.
Prince George's County: Monique Anderson-Walker; Michelle W. Russell. Alternates: Kevin Carter; Jerry Maldonado.

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Roger (Shaun) Rinehart
Bowie: Tiffany Wright
College Park: Maria Mackie; Catherine Hope (Kate) Kennedy (alternate).
Gaithersburg: Laurie-Anne Sayles; Robert T. Wu (alternate).
Greenbelt: Judith F. Davis; Edward V. J. Putens (alternate).
Hyattsville: Kevin Ward; Lesley J. Riddle (alternate).
Laurel: Stephen E, Allen, Sr.; Michael Leszcz (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

Deni I. Taveras, Maryland, Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments), 2021

Appointed by Senate President: James C. Rosapepe
Appointed by House Speaker: Alfred C. Carr, Jr.; Vaughn M. Stewart III.

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Merrill Baker III; Beth Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: Kai J. Hagen; Shannon Moore (alternate).
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Tom Hucker. Alternates: Stan Edwards; Andrea Nunez; Lindsey Shaw.
Prince George's County: Erica Bannerman; Deni L. Taveras; Dawn Hawkins-Nixon (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Takisha D. James
Bowie: one vacancy
College Park: S. M. Fazlul Kabir
Frederick: one vacancy
Gaithersburg: Deborah Moran; Ryan Spiegel; vacancy (alternate).
Greenbelt: Leta M. Mach. Alternate: Judith F. Davis.
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth; Lesley Riddle.
Laurel: one vacancy
Rockville: one vacancy; Erica Shingara (alternate).
Takoma Park: Cindy Dyballa; Terry J. Seamens (alternate).

Ex officio: Ben H. Grumbles, Secretary of the Environment (Brian J. Hug, alternate; Michael L. (Luke) Wisniewski, alternate); Colleen M. Turner, designee of Secretary of Transportation; I. Katherine Magruder, Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center; Mary Beth Tung, Esq., Ph.D., Director, Maryland Energy Administration (Ryan Opsal, Ph.D., alternate).

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

John B. Rigg, College Park, Maryland, Chair

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: Brian J. Feldman

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: one vacancy
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: Betty Hager Francis; one vacancy.

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

Robert W. Day, College Park, Maryland, Chair (chosen by Committee, 1-year term), 2022
Anita Bonds, District of Columbia, Vice-Chair
Takis Karantonis, Arlington, Virginia, 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.; Brian J. Hug (alternate).
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; Jason R. Groth (alternate).
Frederick County: one vacancy
Montgomery County: Patty Bubar; Hans Riemer. Alternates: Stan R. Edwards; Keith Levchenko.
Prince George's County: Thomas E. Dernoga; Joseph P. Gill; Michelle W. Russell; Dawn Hawkins-Nixon (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: Michael P. Esteve
College Park: Robert W. Day; Monroe S. Dennis (alternate); Denise C. Mitchell (alternate).
Frederick: Kelly M. Russell
Gaithersburg: Tanisha Briley (alternate)
Greenbelt: Leta M. Mach; Emmett V. Jordan (alternate).
Laurel: William F. Goddard III; Keith R. Sydnor; Valerie Nicholas (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 Maryland Emergency Management Agency: 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: Kanathur Srikanth (202) 962-3257; e-mail: ksrikanth@mwcog.org

Charles Allen, District of Columbia, Chair (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), 2021
Pamela Sebesky, Manassas, Virginia, Vice-Chair
Reuben B. Collins II, Charles County, Maryland, 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: Kai J. Hagen; Mark Mishler (alternate).
Montgomery County: Christopher R. Conklin; Evan Glass, Esq.; Gary Erenrich (alternate); Hannah Henn (alternate); Glenn Orlin (alternate).
Prince George's County: Terry Bellamy; Dannielle Glaros; Deni Taveras (alternate); Victor Weissberg, (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bowie: Adrian Boafo; Michael P. Esteve.
College Park: Monroe S. Dennis; Patrick Wojahn; Denise C. Mitchell (alternate).
Frederick: Kelly M. Russell; David Edmondson (alternate).
Gaithersburg: Neil Harris; Dennis Enslinger (alternate).
Greenbelt: Emmett V. Jordan; Rodney Roberts; Colin A. Byrd (alternate).
Laurel: Craig A. Moe; William F. Goddard III (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

Marybeth Connelly, Falls Church, Virgnia, Co-Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2020
Dannielle M. Glaros, Prince George's County, Maryland, Co-Chair (chosen by Chair, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in Jan., 1-year term), 2020

Appointed by Maryland General Assembly: one vacancy

Appointed by Maryland county governments:
Charles County: Steven Kaii-Ziegler
Frederick County: one vacancy
Montgomery County: Marc B. Elrich; Will Jawando; Marlene Michaelson; Gregory Ossont; Tina Benjamin (alternate).
Prince George's County: Bradley Frome; Danielle M. Glaros; Elizabeth M. Hewlett; David S. Iannucci (alternate).

Appointed by Maryland municipal governments:
Bladensburg: Debi Sandlin
Bowie: one vacancy
College Park: Patrick L. Wojahn; Monroe S. Dennis (alternate).
Frederick: M.C. Keegan-Ayer; Roger A. Wilson.
Gaithersburg: Michael A. Sesma, Ph.D.; Ryan Spiegel, Esq. (alternate).
Greenbelt: Judith F. Davis; Emmett V. Jordan; Konrad E. Herling (alternate).
Hyattsville: Candace B. Hollingsworth; James Chandler (alternate).
Laurel: Christian Pulley; Robert Love (alternate).
Rockville: one vacancy
Takoma Park: Talisha Searcy; Kate Stewart (alternate).

Department of Planning: one vacancy

Meetings: 4th Friday, 11:00 a.m. (Jan., April, July, Oct.)

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