2017-2018 Board of Regents

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James T. Brady


James T. Brady currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Dunbar Armored, Inc. and is a former director of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., Constellation Energy Group Inc., and McCormick & Co Inc. He was selected for inclusion in the 2012 NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Directorship 100, which annually recognizes ...

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Barry P. Gossett


Barry P. Gossett is the retired Chairman and CEO of Baltimore-based Acton Mobile Industries, suppliers of mobile offices, construction trailers and modular buildings. He is the retired Chairman and CEO of Williams Scotsman, Inc. having served there from 1969 to 2002. Mr. Gossett is a charter member of the Modular Building Institute, where he ser...

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Gary L. Attman


President and CEO of FutureCare Health and Management Corporation, which he co-founded in 1985. Mr. Attman holds a J.D. degree (with honors) from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he published in and served as editor of the Maryland Law Review. Mr. Attman also earned a B.S. degree in Accounting (magna cum laude) from the University...

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Linda R. Gooden

Assistant Treasurer

Retired Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services and Officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. Member, GM, Home Depot, WGL, and ADP, Inc. Board of Directors. A champion for math, science and technology education, she has served on several executive boards for Maryland institutions, including Universit...

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Michelle A. Gourdine, M.D.


Dr. Michelle A. Gourdine is a physician, author, speaker, health policy expert, and CEO of Michelle Gourdine & Associates, an award-winning population health consulting firm that develops education and policy strategies to improve the health and well-being of women, people of color, and the under-served. Michelle Gourdine and Associates'...

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Robert D. Rauch

Assistant Secretary

A principal with the civil engineering and construction management firm, RAUCH inc, of Easton, Md. After earning his B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) in 1973, Rauch began his career with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. In 1978, he served for six years as Director of Public Works and Tal...

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Norman R. Augustine

Former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Upon retirement, he joined the faculty of Princeton University. He previously served as chairman and principal officer of the American Red Cross for nine years. He also served as chair of The National Academies' Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century that prod...

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Joseph Bartenfelder

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Joseph Bartenfelder was named by Governor Larry Hogan to serve as Secretary of Agriculture on December 23, 2014. He was approved by the Senate and sworn in to office in March 2015....

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Katrina J. Dennis, Esq.

Katrina J. Dennis is a Partner in the Baltimore office of the law firm Saul Ewing LLP.  She has built a law practice focusing on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation, including matters concerning contractual disputes, consumer class actions, mortgage fraud, lender liability, construction, and products liability.  As a Partne...

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Ellen Fish

Employment:  Ellen Fish has over 29 years of banking experience and is Hamilton Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.   Previously she held positions with CFG Community Bank (formerly Americas Bank/aka Towson Community Bank), Provident Bank of Maryland, Bank of Maryland, Mercantile Safe ...

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James Holzapfel

James Holzapfel is a Managing Director- Investments, with The Holzapfel Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, in Hagerstown, Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland in 1971, and the Securities Industry Institute at The Wharton School in 1997. He is a life-long Marylander, and a 3rd generation graduate of our University....

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D'Ana Johnson

D’Ana Johnson is a graduate of Morgan State University and the Georgetown University Law Center.  Since 2002 she has been a partner with the firm of Bonner Kiernan Trebach & Crociata LLP, which has offices in Baltimore, Annapolis, the District of Columbia, and other locations on the East Coast.  A member of the District of Co...

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Robert R. Neall

Robert Neall, Secretary, Maryland Department of Health (2018 - present); Senior Advisor to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Director of the Governor’s Office of Transformation and Renewal (2016 – 2018); board member Medical Mutual Insurance Society of Maryland (2005-present); Chief Executive Officer Priority Partners Managed Care Or...

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Robert L. Pevenstein

Mr. Pevenstein previously served as a member of the USM Board of Regents from 2003 to 2008. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System since 2003....

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Louis Pope

Louis M. Pope is currently President and owner of Century 21 Trademark Realty, Inc., a full service real estate company with offices both in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.       He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park in Business Finance and Banking and has been a real estate bro...

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Frank M. Reid, III

Senior pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Baltimore City for the past 20 years. A highly regarded speaker, author, and teacher, Reid is a graduate of Harvard and Yale universities and received his doctorate in ministry from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. His ministry has taken him to South Korea, Liberi...

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William A. "Will" Shorter, Jr.

Student Regent

* Term expires 6/30/2018

William A. "Will" Shorter, Jr. currently attends the University of Baltimore, where he is pursuing a Bachelors of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in: business, communication and government and public policy. ...

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If you wish to contact a member of the Board of Regents, please use the following address:

Office of the Board of Regents
University System of Maryland
3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
Phone: 301.445.2701
Fax: 301.445.1931