Board Members

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The Mid-Maryland Workforce Development Board (WDB) is comprised of representatives and leaders from local area businesses in Carroll and Howard counties in conjunction with the areas’ partners. The WDB’s primary responsibility is to provide guidance, and oversight to the local workforce development system through the Howard County Office of Workforce Development and Carroll County Business and Employment Resource Center (BERC).

Chairman
Brown, Wallace

Manufacturing Engineer
Cobham Mission Systems
Vice Chairman
Heflin, Lisa
Director, Human Resources
Medisolv, Inc.
Beaver, Denise
Deputy Director
Carroll County Department of Economic Development
Bohnet, Kimberly
Director, Basic Skills & Special Populations Program
Howard Community College
Discepolo, Stephanie
Career and Technology Teacher
Howard County Public School System
Dwight, Carr
STEM Program Manager & Maryland MESA Executive Director
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Enrique, Meagan
Director, Benefits, Comp, & HR Systems
LifeBridge Health
Etukudo, Joy
Assistant Director, Family Investment Administration
Howard County Department of Social Services
Giangrasso, Suzzanne
Administrator
Lorien, Mt. Airy
Givens, Julie
Labor Exchange Administrator
The Columbia Workforce Center
Griffin, Gary
Business Manager
IBEW LU # 24
Hipp, Cammy
General Manager
Best Western
Kendall, Jeannette
President
Success in Style
Larson, Andrew
National Project Coordinator
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
Job Corps Pre-Apprenticeship Program
McClarty, Leonardo
President
Howard County Chamber of Commerce
Merkle, Karen
VP, Continuing Education & Training
Carroll Community College
Plump, Sharon
Program Manager I
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Thomspon, Vernon
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Howard County Economic Development Authority (EDA)
Walters, Christine
HR & Employment Law Consultant
FiveL Company