Leadership group selects newest class
The Leadership Southern Maryland board of directors recently announced the selection of 37 Southern Maryland leaders for its 11th class — the Class of 2019.
Following a two-day opening retreat in September, these class members will attend eight one- or two-day intense sessions focusing on economic and workforce development, defense, education, health care, public safety, housing and human services, multiculturalism and energy and environment, according to a release. These sessions will conclude with a closing retreat and graduation in May. More than 50 experts from across the region and state representing business, government, education and the nonprofit community will serve as panelists and guest speakers.
Those from St. Mary’s County are Kimberly S. Aus, general manager for Home2Suites, Cherry Cove Group; Bryan M. Barthelme, business development manager for ASEC; Michael D. Bellis, executive director for United Way of Charles County; Kyle K. Bishop, assistant dean of students for St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Jennifer L. Brown, programs and membership director for The Patuxent Partnership; Matthew A. Burgan, real estate professional for ReMax One; John J. Carey, software requirements analyst for Precise Systems; Christopher A. Cox, executive officer for NAS Patuxent River; Sandra I. Dorsey, president for Simms Insurance; Kristen M. Dziedzic, office manager for MedStar Cardiology Associates; Denise M. Ferguson, corporate compliance coordinator/ privacy officer for University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center; Amy R. Ford, Lexington Park branch manager for St. Mary’s County Library; Kate L. Harrison, principal for Kate L. Harrison Consulting LLC; Maria “Christy” Hollander, chief engineer for St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission; Christina Johannsen, senior analyst for WBB Inc.; Julie B. Randall, disabilities advocate volunteer; Donald O. Sirk, director of IT for MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital; David M. Trick, requirements analyst for HTii; Diana Mary Waldorf, corporate operations officer for Naval Systems Inc.; and Samuel H. Wiest, associate attorney for Dugan, McKissick & Longmore.