Gov­er­nor Ho­gan ap­points CSM trus­tees

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Mary­land Gov. Larry Ho­gan (R) re­cently ap­pointed three South­ern Mary­lan­ders to serve on the Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land’s Board of Trus­tees.

Mar­garet C. Dun­kle and Jay W. Web­ster of Calvert County and Bradley O. Bates of St. Mary’s County were cho­sen for the po­si­tions.

Bates of Tan­ners Creek is a pro­fes­sor of pro­gram man­age­ment for the De­fense Ac­qui­si­tion Uni­ver­sity, pro­vid­ing in­struc­tion in both ac­qui­si­tion and pro­gram man­age­ment to the ac­qui­si­tion, tech­nol­ogy and lo­gis­tics work­force in sup­port of De­fense Ac­qui­si­tion Work­force Im­prove­ment Act (DAWIA) cer­ti­fi­ca­tion, ac­cord­ing to a re­lease.

Work­ing as part of the ac­qui­si­tion and pro­gram man­age­ment team, Bates also pro­vides pro­gram sup­port di­rectly to gov­ern­ment pro­gram and deputy pro­gram man­agers as­sist­ing them with team dy­nam­ics, pro­gram startup and rapid de­ploy­ment train­ing. He is the sur­vey prod­uct lead for the DAU Mid-At­lantic Re­gion. Pre­vi­ously, he ser ved as the pro­gram man­ager for the Dy­namic Time Crit­i­cal Warfight­ing Ca­pa­bil­ity (DTCWC) an up­stream al­go­rith­mic data fu­sion en­gine at the Johns Hop­kins Uni­ver­sity Ap­plied Physics Lab­o­ra­tory. While at JHU/APL, Bates taught project man­age­ment and pro­gram plan­ning for the Johns Hop­kins Uni­ver­sity Whiting School of En­gi­neer­ing Tech­ni­cal Man­age­ment Depart­ment.

He holds a master of sci­ence de­gree in tech­ni­cal man­age­ment from the Whiting School and a bach­e­lor of sci­ence in vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion stud­ies from South­ern Illi­nois Uni­ver­sity at Car­bon­dale. He is mar­ried with two adult chil­dren. A res­i­dent of Dunkirk, Web­ster is vice pres­i­dent and part owner of Mar­rick Prop­er­ties, Inc., pro­vid­ing over­sight to se­nior man­age­ment, and de­vel­op­ing and im­ple­ment­ing cre­ative strate­gic de­vel­op­ment for this South­ern Mary­land home­builder since 1984. Pre­vi­ously he was af­fil­i­ated with Cen­tury 21 as Jay Web­ster & As­so­ciates Real Es­tate Sales in Up­per Marl­boro.

Web­ster has been named Real­tor of the Year in Prince Ge­orge’s County and 40 Un­der 40 by the Wash­ing­ton Busi­ness Jour­nal.

He is cur­rently pres­i­dent of the Ro­tary Club of Up­per Marl­boro and has served pre­vi­ously as pres­i­dent of the Ro­tary Club of South­ern Prince Ge­orge’s County, pres­i­dent of the Prince Ge­orge’s County As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors, chair of the Ar­bi­tra­tion Com­mit­tee for the Prince Ge­orge’s As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors, and as re­gional vice pres­i­dent and as a mem­ber of the ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee for the Mar yland As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors. Web­ster has achieved Golden “R” and Life Mem­ber RPAC with the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Real­tors.

Web­ster’s com­mu­nity in­volve­ment has in­cluded serv­ing on the Calvert County Hos­pice board of di­rec­tors, in­clud­ing as pres­i­dent and he chaired the steer­ing com­mit­tee for the Bur­nett Calvert Hos­pice House which be­gan ac­cept­ing pa­tients in 2010. Known as the “house that love built,” it is a six-bed res­i­den­tial home in Prince Fred­er­ick de­signed for Calvert County res­i­dents in hos­pice who re­quire more skilled care than those at home can pro­vide.

Ad­di­tion­ally, Web­ster has served as a com­mit­tee chair with Cub Scouts Pack 789 and in 2006 earned the ti­tle of King for the United Way of Calvert County’s an­nual Mardis Gras. A grad­u­ate of Suit­land High School, Web­ster pur­sued higher ed­u­ca­tion at the Uni­ver­sity of Mar yland, Col­lege Park.

Dun­kle, of Port Re­pub­lic, re­ceived the 2016 Wil­liam Don­ald Schae­fer Peo­ple Help­ing Peo­ple Award for her lead­er­ship and life­long ad­vo­cacy ef­forts for equal op­por­tu­nity and women’s rights. Most re­cently, Dun­kle chaired the Blue Rib­bon Har­riet El­iz­a­beth Brown Commemoration Task Force that iden­ti­fied ways to honor the legacy of this Calvert County civil rights pioneer. She also played a cen­tral role in im­ple­ment­ing Ti­tle IX, the 1972 land­mark leg­is­la­tion pro­hibit­ing sex dis­crim­i­na­tion in schools re­ceiv­ing fed­eral fund­ing that is most com­monly as­so­ci­ated with eq­uity in col­lege athletics.

She is also a re­cip­i­ent of the Amer­i­can Academy of Pe­di­atrics’ Dale Rich­mond Award for out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions in the field of child de­vel­op­ment.

Pre­vi­ously she chaired the Calvert County Com­mis­sion for Women. She is a board mem­ber for the Calvert County Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion and the League of Women Vot­ers of Calvert County. She was a 2012 in­ductee to the Mary­land Women’s Hall of Fame and a 2014 in­ductee into the Phi­lan­thropy Hall of Fame of the Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion of South­ern Mary­land. Her pa­pers are archived at the Sch­lesinger Li­brar y at Har vard Uni­ver­sity.

Prior to her re­tire­ment, Dun­kle was lead re­search scientist with Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­sity’s Depart­ment of Health Pol­icy, and di­rec­tor of the Early Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and In­ter­ven­tion Col­lab­o­ra­tive for Los An­ge­les County.

She has au­thored more than 100 pub­li­ca­tions on sub­jects rang­ing from early iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and in­ter­ven­tion of chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties and de­vel­op­men­tal de­lays, to vac­cine safety, ac­count­abil­ity for re­sults, cross-sec­tor re­forms, link­ing pol­icy to re­search, col­lab­o­ra­tion, in­ter­gov­ern­men­tal part­ner­ships, equal op­por­tu­nity and civil rights, Ti­tle IX, fed­eral bud­get pol­icy, ed­u­ca­tion and health.

Dun­kle has tes­ti­fied nine times be­fore the U.S. Congress on is­sues in­clud­ing: youth de­vel­op­ment; Con­gres­sional re­or­ga­ni­za­tion; fed­eral, state and lo­cal as­sis­tance pro­grams; stu­dent fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance and bar­ri­ers to self-suf­fi­ciency for low-in­come women; in­sur­ance dis­crim­i­na­tion; equal op­por­tu­nity in sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy; ed­u­ca­tional eq­uity; and ca­reer and vo­ca­tional ed­u­ca­tion.

She is a grad­u­ate of Calvert High School. Prior to earn­ing a bach­e­lor of arts de­gree from Syra­cuse Uni­ver­sity she at­tended Hood Col­lege.

CSM’s Board of Trus­tees is the gov­ern­ing body pro­vid­ing lead­er­ship and over­sight of the col­lege’s mis­sion and poli­cies. Mem­bers are ap­pointed by the gov­er­nor for five-year terms. The board con­sists of nine mem­bers, with Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s coun­ties equally rep­re­sented. The chair and vice chair are se­lected by the trus­tees among them­selves an­nu­ally.

CSM’s trus­tees in ad­di­tion to Bates, Dun­kle and Web­ster in­clude Sa­muel C. Jones of Calvert County; CSM Trus­tee Chair­woman Dorothea H. Smith, Lois E. DiNatale and Michael L. Mid­dle­ton of Charles County; and CSM Trus­tee Vice Chair­man Theodore L. Har­wood II and Dr. John W. Roache of St. Mary’s County. Serv­ing as sec­re­tary/trea­surer to the board is CSM Pres­i­dent Brad Got­tfried. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to http://www.csmd.edu/about/ lead­er­ship/board-of-trus­tees/.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTOS

Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land Trus­tee Bradley O. Bates

Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land Trus­tee Mar­garet C. Dun­kle

Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land Trus­tee Jay W. Web­ster

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