The Arts Council of Calvert County Announces 2017 Board Members and new Executive Director
The Arts Council of Calvert County has appointed five new members to the Board of Directors along with a new Executive Director.
New Board of Directors for ACCC:
Dona Baker, a resident of Huntingtown. Dona is a Fine Arts teacher at Huntingtown High School. Her 5 teacher ratings contribute to Huntingtown High School’s ranking of 120 in Maryland.
Eleanor Nelson, a resident of Chesapeake Beach. Eleanor recently retired as the Director of Job Match Re-Employment Project, a model designed to assist mid to upper level managers who have been disenfranchised by the downturn in the economy. Five years and five grants later, five hundred plus success stories have emanated from the Job Match talent pool and returned to play a professional role in their chosen field.
Dr. Ramona Crowley-Goldberg, a resident of Barstow and Chesapeake Beach. Ramona recently retired as Principal of Huntingtown High School after a successful career. Ramona serves on the Foundation Board of Trustees for Calvert Memorial Hospital.
Sue Mills, a resident of Chesapeake Beach since 2009. Sue retired as the Firm wide Director of Research Services at Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw Pittman law firm in 2015 and turned her attention to the creation of the Calvert Barn Quilt Trail under the auspices of the Arts Council, creating an economic development project that connects our community and visitors to Calvert County.
Jan Hill, a resident of Sunderland, MD. Jan retired from teaching art and coaching Cheerleading, Golf and Swimming at Calvert High School in 2001. Jan has donated her time through the years to Art related projects at Historic St. Mary’s City, Calvert Marine Museum, Calvert County Board of Education and Calvert County 4H.
New Executive Director for ACCC:
The new Executive Director of the Arts Council is Carol Eberly, a resident of Long Beach in St. Leonard. Carol’s love of the arts and a professional marketing and public relations executive working with large non-profit organizations in Washington DC, along with her volunteer work with Solomons Plein Air Festival, CalvART Gallery and College of Southern Maryland, has contributed to the thriving art community in Southern Maryland. We welcome Carol’s expertise and contributions for the Arts Council along with all of the new board members.
Rane Franklin, President commented: “We at the Arts Council are very excited about our new Board Members and Executive Director, and welcome their expertise adding so much to the achievements for our programs going forward to promote the Arts Community in Calvert County.”