Board & Governance

The Maryland Philanthropy Network is governed by a board of, and elected by, its members.

The Board is informed and supported by the work of standing committees including:

  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Responsible for review and oversight of the Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Policy, and guidance for Maryland Philanthropy Network programming and activities that further racial equity, diversity and inclusion in Maryland philanthropy.
  • Executive: Responsible for leadership of the Board and overall governance.
  • Leadership Development and Nominating: Responsible for engaging and developing philanthropic leaders within the Maryland Philanthropy Network for Board and other leadership roles.
  • Management and Finance: Responsible for overall fiscal management and investments as well as administrative policies and practices.
  • Member Engagement: Responsible for engaging and retaining new and current Maryland Philanthropy Network members.
  • Learning and Programs: Responsible for guiding and developing learning and engagement opportunities that support and advance an informed, effective philanthropic community.
  • Public Policy: Responsible for guiding the policy engagement and actions of the Maryland Philanthropy Network with and for its membership.
2019-2020 Officers and Directors


Chair: Tracey Barbour-Gillett, Abell Foundation

Vice Chair: Carmel Roques, Keswick Multi-Care

Treasurer: Mari Beth Moulton, Wright Family Foundation

Secretary: Julie Wagner, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield


Tracey Barbour-Gillett, Abell Foundation

John Cammack, Cammack Family Charitable Gift Fund

Sheldon Caplis, Caplis Family Fund

Stuart Clarke, Town Creek Foundation

Melissa Curtin, M & M Curtin Fund

David Daniels, Bainum Family Foundation

Satonya Fair, Executive Leadership Council

Amy Gross, France-Merrick Foundation

Brooke Hisle, The Fund for Change and Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund

Tara Huffman, Open Society Institute-Baltimore

Erica Joseph, Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

Kevin McHugh, Helen J. Serini Foundation

Mari Beth Moulton, Wright Family Foundation

Carmel Roques, Keswick Multi-Care Center

Shanaysha Sauls, Baltimore Community Foundation

Carrie Stockwell, Constellation

Nikki Highsmith Vernick, Horizon Foundation

Julie Wagner, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield