Board of Directors
The Southwest Partnership is led by a Board of Directors made up of one representative from each member organization (neighborhood associations and anchor institutions) and the elected Chair of each Program Committee.
The current Board is:
President: Kelleigh Eastman, Citizens of Pigtown, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: JR Lee, Public Safety Committee, email@example.com
Treasurer: George Kleb, Bon Secours Health System, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Scott Kashnow, Historic Preservation, email@example.com
Bill Marker, Barre Circle Community Association
Edith Gilliard Canty, Franklin Square Community Association
Jane Buccheri, Hollins Roundhouse Neighborhood Association
Nancy McCormick, Mount Clare Community Association
Sonia Eaddy, Poppleton NOW!
Donnell Nance, Union Square Association
Kris Hoellen, B&O Railroad Museum
Ashley Valis, University of Maryland Baltimore
Jane Shaab, University of Maryland BioPark
Chuck Callahan, University of Maryland Medical Center
Gregg Herlong, Wexford Science and Technology
Kenneth Watson, Commercial Development
Abigail Breiseth, Education
Heather Kangas, Housing
Dan Rodenburg, Vibrant and Walkable Streets
Richard Parker, Workforce Development
The Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at the UMB Community Engagement Center (1 N. Poppleton St)
**(Currently all meetings are being held through Zoom 7-9pm – to attend please download Zoom and access with the following options:
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Meeting ID: 376 812 956
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Past Meeting Minutes can be found HERE.
Organizational documents are available here.
The Southwest Partnership has three Standing Committees which support the operations of the organization. These Committees are open to the public, and if you’d like more information about them please contact us.
Finance Committee: George Kleb, Chair
Fund Development Committee: Lou Packett, Chair
Governance Committee: Khandra Sears, Chair
The Southwest Partnership’s latest financial documents are available for review below:
The Southwest Partnership is funded through commitments from the anchor institutions, operational support from the Goldseker Foundation, and contributions from individuals and foundations. The Southwest Partnership is a non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. For more information about ways to contribute to the SWP please visit our donation page.