Board Members

Members of the Board include:

Board of Trustees at HCC Laura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA, Vice Chair
At-Large Representative

Laura L. Henninger, Vice Chair, was appointed to the Board in 2015. She is the managing attorney/owner of Henninger & Henninger, LLC in Bel Air, and received an AV® Preeminent™ attorney rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of wills, trusts, and estate planning; estate and trust administration; elder law and disability planning; real estate law; and business transactions.

Ms. Henninger received a BS in economics and accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Dayton, and earned a JD, with honors, from the University of Maryland School of Law. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Harford County Bar Association, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County, and Chesapeake Professional Women's Network, Inc. Ms. Henninger also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Harford Bank. 

Active in the community, Ms. Henninger's past leadership roles include vice-chair and grants committee chair for the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County, board member and secretary for Birthright Pregnancy Aid Center of Harford County, Inc., president and founding board member of Chesapeake Professional Women's Network, Inc., and board member and treasurer for ARC-Northern Chesapeake Region Foundation, Inc. Ms. Henninger is a graduate of the Harford Leadership Academy.

Term expires June 30, 2020


Judith Holloway Board of TrusteeJudith A. Holloway, O.D., M.S.
Councilmanic District E Representative

Dr. Judith A. Holloway is the owner of Holloway Eye Care & Optique, which has offices in both Harford and Cecil counties. She graduated with honors from Loyola University in 1987, where she majored in biology. She then earned a second BS from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, along with her MS and doctorate degrees. At the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Dr. Holloway specialized in vision rehabilitation and interned at Philadelphia's renowned William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center.

Dr. Holloway practiced for nine years in Delaware before returning to her native Harford County to establish her own practice. A member of both the American Optometric Association and the Maryland Optemetric Association, Dr. Holloway is also certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. Her awards include a Clinical Excellence Award, the CIBA Contact Lens Achievement Award, and the NOIR Low Vision Award.

Dr. Holloway is dedicated to educating the next generation of eye care professionals; she has served as an instructor to fourth-year optometric interns and frequently lectures at various local and regional optometry seminars. A native of Darlington, MD, she now lives in Churchville, MD with her four children.

Term expires June 30, 2023


C. Hunter Cordell E. Hunter, Sr., Chair
At-Large Representative

Rev. Cordell Hunter, Board Chair, is a retired Anne Arundel Public Schools educator and administrator. In addition, he has served as pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church since 1980, Director of Social Political Action, and Instructor for the Board of Examiners. He was recently appointed to the position of Presiding Elder of the Eastern District, Baltimore Annual Conference.

Rev. Hunter has served his community as a commissioner on the Housing Authority of Havre de Grace; Vice President of the Maryland State Conferences Branches, Chairperson of Regional Seven and member of the Harford County Branch of the NAACP. He also serves as the Vice President of the Susquehanna Ministerium, representative for the Faith Based Ministry for Census 2010, Harford County Government, and second term member of the Harford County State Central Committee. He serves as Chaplain for Upper Chesapeake Hospital Systems, District Six, Prince Hall Masons and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He earned a B.S. in elementary education and a M.S. in education administration and supervision from Morgan State University with additional graduate work at Goucher College, Coppin State University, Loyola University Maryland, and St. Mary's Seminary and Ecumenical Institute. He resides in Havre de Grace.

Term expires June 30, 2022


Steve Linkous.

Steve D. Linkous
Councilmanic District D Representative

Mr. Steve D. Linkous is President and CEO of Harford Mutual Insurance Company in Bel Air, a position he has held since 2006. During his tenure with Harford Mutual, Mr. Linkous has overseen 91% increases in both direct premium revenue and total assets, and has led the development of three highly successful strategic plans.

Mr. Linkous serves on the boards for a number of local organizations, including the Harford Community College Foundation, the Baltimore Area Boy Scouts of America, and the Harford County Public Library. He also volunteers for the Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, Harford Family House, the SARC Center, and Upper Chesapeake Health.

Mr. Linkous began his post-secondary studies at Harford Community College and went on to earn a BS in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland University College. He is also a graduate of the Institutes' Executive Program at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.

Term expires June 30, 2024


Dr. James MCcauley James W. McCauley, Ph.D.
Councilmanic District F Representative

Dr. McCauley was appointed to the Board in 2014. He earned his B.S. in geology from St. Joseph's College in Indiana and both his M.S. in mineralogy and Ph.D. in solid state science (crystallography) from The Pennsylvania State University. He also completed an Executive MBA program at Northeastern University.

Dr. McCauley retired from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at APG and is now an emeritus/guest researcher at ARL. His awards and recognition's include two Army Research and Development awards, the 2007 Senior Scientific-Professional (ST) Employee Presidential Rank Award and the Army's Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, Dr. McCauley was recognized by Penn State University as an MRI Distinguished Alumni, a Centennial Fellow of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and the 2011 Charles L. Hosler Alumni Scholar. He is a Past President, Fellow and Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society. Over the years, Dr. McCauley has served on multiple boards and committees and has been active in the community.

Term expires June 30, 2024


Christopher Payne
Councilmanic District A Representative

Mr. Payne has nearly 20 years’ experience in electrical, software, and systems engineering. He has worked for Baltimore’s Northrup Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems since 2004, where he has demonstrated expertise in algorithm and software development, project and customer relationship management, and subcontract negotiations and oversight. Mr. Payne holds an MS degree from the University of Wisconsin in Plateville and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Hampton University. He is also a graduate of the Project Management Certificate Program at UC Irvine.

Mr. Payne works to promote the sciences to young people in the community. He has served as an in-school speaker for Northrop Grumman’s Discover Engineering program since 2005, and has participated in STEM and Beyond events at middle and high schools in Harford County.

Term expires June 30, 2021


image Richard P. Streett, III, D.V.M.
At-Large Representative

Dr. Richard Streett III was appointed to the Board in 2015. He is the Managing Partner for Churchville, Greenbrier, and Swan Creek Veterinary Clinics; he worked there previously as an associate veterinarian. Dr. Streett coordinates the day-to-day operations of three veterinary offices located in Harford County and oversees more than 50 staff members and associate veterinarians. He provides strategic and fiscal management for the corporation, establishes marketing initiatives, and provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical care. Prior to joining the Churchville Veterinary Clinic, he worked as an associate veterinarian at the Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital. He earned a B.S. in Environmental Resource Management from The Pennsylvania State University in 1996 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (Blacksburg, VA) in May 2000.

Dr. Streett is the President-Elect of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association. He served previously as Vice President and was the Harford County Delegate from June 2005-June 2014. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Harford Veterinary Medical Association. He received the American Animal Hospital Association Award for Proficiency in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery.

Term expires June 30, 2024


Brian Walker. Brian Walker
Councilmanic District C Representative

Mr. Walker has almost 30 years of business experience, much of it in sales and marketing. He has worked primarily in the health care industry--where, under his guidance, a number of companies have successfully gone public or been acquired.

A native of Edgewood, MD, Mr. Walker began his post-secondary studies at Essex Community College, later earning his B.S. in Business Administration from Towson University. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Harvard Business School's Accelerated Leadership Development Program. In addition to his position on the HCC Board of Trustees, Mr. Walker is also on the Board of Directors at St. Francis de Sales Church.

Term expires June 30, 2023


Kurt Doan
Senior Executive Assistant to the President and the Board of Trustees
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015