Leadership Howard County Announcements | March 2019
Leadership Celebrates Mardi Gras in Style!
A fun time was had by all. Thank you to all our members and sponsors for joining us!


Raffles to support Leadership U generated over $1,900 for scholarships! Thank you to all of our donors and participants.
A special shout out to The Howard Hughes Corporation for hosting a wonderful event!
General Membership Luncheon
Taking to the Sky: BWI Marshall's Plans to Lift the Region Higher
With Ricky Smith, CEO BWI Marshall Airport

Date: Friday, March 15
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: The Meeting House,
5885 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia

Join us as we welcome Ricky Smith, CEO of BWI Marshall Airport, to learn about the many exciting initiatives and new development plans happening at BWI. 
Thank you to our event sponsors!
The Big Event
Homeless to Harvard
Featuring Liz Murray

Date: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Turf Valley Resort,
2700 Turf Valley Rd, Ellicott City

This year, we welcome our featured speaker Liz Murray. Liz worked hard as a homeless teenager in the Bronx to earn her acceptance to Harvard. Join us to hear her inspiring story and celebrate leadership in our county. Early bird pricing available through
March 22.
It's Recruitment Time
Applications now being accepted for Leadership Premier 2020
Take your Place! Details about our programs, as well as application/related forms can be found at our website – click here

Deadline to apply is May 20, 2019.
Want to learn more about our program? Come join us Wednesday, March 20 from 4:30 -6:30 p.m.at the Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille. There is no charge to attend; however, preregistration is required .
Do you know someone who may be interested in being a part of the LU Class of 2019?
Current high school sophomores are invited to attend our final Information Session on March 7 from 7-8 p.m. at the HCL Miller Branch to learn more about the program. For more information, click here  or contact Meg Ignacio, director, Youth Programs, mignacio@leadershiphc.org .

Applications are due March 14, 2019.
Stay Engaged and Learn New Things in 2019
Upcoming Opportunities
  • March 12: The Maryland Food Center Authority
  • March 13: The ARC of Howard County
  • Sunday, March 24: HopeWorks’ Simulation “A Walk in Her Shoes” (registration requested by March 4 - for more information on this activity click here)
JUST ADDED:   April 3, National Security Administration
Advanced registration requested by March 15 – additional submission requirements are needed to attend; information may be found in link below.
Save the Date!
This Just in
With Lisa Myers, Howard County Police Chief

Date: Wednesday, May 29
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: To be announced

Sponsored by the Jeffrey | Chamberlain Group at Morgan Stanley.
LHC News
Last Call for Nominations!
LHC is still accepting nominations for our Annual Awards . Click here for more information on the Distinguished Alumni, Unsung Hero and Leadership Legacy Awards. Deadline to submit nominations is March 8, 2019.

LHC is also accepting nominations for our Board of Directors. Nominations are due by March 1. For details, click here
Special Member Benefit
Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business Executive Education is excited to announce its Advanced Development Program – a five module program geared to professionals who aspire to positions of greater responsibility, accountability and organizational impact.

In recognition of Loyola’s Leadership Essentials program and as a LHC partner organization, Loyola is offering our members a tuition discount of $500 and a multi-participant from one organization discount; both can be applied for their upcoming spring cohort in the Loyola Columbia graduate center. 

For more information about this program, click here or email Lori Fuchs at lfuchs@loyola.edu
Last Call to Join the Celebration of Leadership!
The Business Monthly's “Celebration of Leadership” pull-out section will be published April 1. Please contact Kathy Berlin ( kathy@bizmonthly.com ) by March 1 to reserve
ad space.
Around the Community
Build a playground in one day! The PHILLIPS Programs for Children & Families is seeking volunteers to build a playground at their Laurel Campus on May 22. For more information, contact Debi Alexander, director of development, at
Debi.Alexander@phillipsprograms.org or at 703-941-8810.

Career Day Volunteers Sought
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Mayfield Woods Middle School
Professionals are needed to present to small groups of students over five different rotations – each 20 minutes. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Susan Bradley by Monday, March 11 at susan_bradley@hcpss.org  To be directed to the
Career Day contact form, please click here.

Criminal Justice Reform Series
St. John’s Episcopal Church is hosting this free series at St. John's Parish Day School. Each program begins at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
  • March 13: Viewing & discussion of the 2018 HBO documentary The Sentence.
  • March 20: A panel of experts will discuss criminal justice reform and sentencing.
  • March 27: Take action. Learn from experts how to support existing criminal justice reform campaigns and help those who have served time to succeed.

HopeWorks of Howard County Step 1 Training for Community Members
Date: Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: HopeWorks of Howard County
This interactive training/workshop is open to the public and is designed for learning about domestic violence, dating violence and sexual violence. For more information, click here . Preregistration is required. Click here to register.

The Howard County Office of Veterans & Military Families is partnering with
Success In Style and Phils’ Closet in Savage Mill to provide professional attire to those in need. Donations of new or gently used suits may be dropped off at their Savage Mill location located at 8600 Foundry Street, #4 New Weave Bldg., Savage. Additional collection sites are:
  • The Department of Community Resources & Services located at 9830 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia
  • The Howard County Executive’s Office located in The George Howard Building at 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City.
For more information or questions, please contact veterans@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-0821.

Howard County Recreation and Parks is proud to sponsor the Community Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame serves as a public museum to educate the public about cultural, historical and personal contributions and achievements in Howard County community sports. Nominations are being accepted to honor individuals who have gained notable and/or have made substantial contributions to Howard County citizens in local community recreational sports. Nomination deadline is April 15. For information, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/halloffame.

Neighbor Ride is seeking applicants to serve on their Board of Directors. Those interested should contact director@neighborride.org

2019 Year of the Maryland Veteran Celebration & Resource Fair
Date: Monday, April 8
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: Howard Community College, RCF Bldg 4 th floor.  
More than 30 organizations providing VA benefits, programs and services for our military community will be represented along with food, entertainment, professional suit
give-aways and medical/dental screenings.
Member News & Recognition
Class News & Notes
  • Former State Senator Gail Bates, LP '90, has been nominated to the State Board of Education by Governor Larry Hogan. If confirmed by the Senate, she will serve as a board member until 2024.
  • Regina Clay, LP '11, has joined Congressman Elijah Cummings’ staff as the Howard County District Manager.
  • Congratulations to Jamison Hibbard, LP '18, and his wife who became the proud parents of a new baby girl, Ridley Quinn Hibbard, on January 30, 2019. 
  • Terry Owens, LP '15, was recently elected Vice President of the First Tee of Howard County and will chair Taste for The First Tee of Howard County on May 8.
  • Sue Sollers, LP '18 has joined First Citizens Bank. She will assume the position of Vice President/Business Banker.
Business Briefs
  • Kevin Kelehan, LP '91, Thomas Meachum, LP '97, Michael Molinaro, LP '95, and their team at Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP were ranked among the "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Meg Moon, LP '08, has announced a company name change. North Atlantic Title is now CalAtlantic Title, Inc. Her new email is Meg.moon@calatl.com.
  • Marc Rubin, LP '05, recently announced that Berman Goldman & Ribakow (bgr CPAs) has merged with UHY Advisors, Inc.