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Meet The Team

Volunteer Staff

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Murphy, Membership Coordinator
ACLT has relied on Ginny Murphy to coordinate the ACLT membership program since soon after its inception. Ginny knows many of our members personally and is in an excellent position to keep our database up to date and accurate. She is now a seasoned veteran, working on the third iteration of ACLT’s computerized database. Ginny says, “As for my work with ACLT, I believe deeply in its mission of preservation and I have had a special love for this area since my parents built our cabin at Scientists Cliffs in 1948. As Membership Coordinator, I feel I can at least help in some small way in getting people involved to help with our endeavors.”

ACLT Board of Directors

The ACLT is a nonprofit corporation governed by a Board of Directors that meets bi-monthly. The corporation has an Annual Meeting of the membership each year to report on the business of the corporation and to elect new board members. The Board is served by five standing committees that oversee Land Preservation, Land Management, Outreach & Membership, Administration & Fundraising, and Budget & Finance.

David Farr, President
Department of Agriculture, Biologist, Retired
Dawn Balinski, Vice President
Elected Member of the Calvert County Board of Education
Cheryl Place, CPA, Treasurer
Director of Internal Audit, The Nature Conservancy, Retired
Elizabeth (BL) Johnston, Corporate Secretary
GAO Congressional Affairs Liaison to the House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform and Senate Committee on Government Affairs and Homeland Security, Retired
Richard Aldrich, CCE/A
Lead Cost Analyst, Naval Solutions Incorporated
Walter Boynton, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)
Denise Breitburg, Ph.D
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Senior Scientist, Retired
Stephen Cloak Jr.,
Senior Technical Specialist, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Peter Daly
Pastor, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., Retired
Bob Field
U.S. Postal Operations Director, Retired
Darlene Harrod
U.S. Department of Navy, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Retired
Ronald Klauda
Division Director at Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Retired
Shirley Knight
U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Retired
Penny Moran
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, Director of Participant Services, Retired
Nathan (Nate) Novotny
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments
Birgit Sharp
Social Worker & Educator, Retired
Suzanne Shelden
Shelden Studios, Owner/Artist
Robyn Truslow
Public Relations Coordinator & IT Supervisor at Calvert Library
Frederick Tutman
Riverkeeper & CEO, Patuxent Riverkeeper
Randi Vogt
Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning, Principal Planner, Retired

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