Board Members


Laura HenningerLaura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA, Chair 
At-Large Representative

Laura L. Henninger, Chair, was appointed to the Board in 2015. She is a managing attorney/owner of Henninger & Henninger, LLC in Bel Air. 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

Judith 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 Optometric 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


Sharon Schreiber

Sharon Markley Schreiber
Councilmanic District B Representative

Sharon Markley Schreiber was appointed to the Board in 2020. As chief operating officer for the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), Ms. Schreiber oversees day-to-day operations and focus on programming and support for the regional economic development organization's marketing efforts. Ms. Schreiber has more than 12 years' experience in education, previously serving as Director of Education and Innovation for the Maryland Department of Commerce, Vice President for Public Affairs and Strategy at Stevenson University, and Special Assistant to the President at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Ms. Schreiber is a member of the Leadership Maryland class of 2021, a 2011 graduate of The LEADERship program in Greater Baltimore, and a member of the Maryland Economic Development Association. She is an avid volunteer for nonprofits across the state.

Ms. Schreiber holds a BA degree (summa cum laude) in philosophy with a minor in communications from Notre Dame of Maryland University; she also attended Maryland Institute College of Art and Harford Community College. She completed the Harvard Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) graduate program in 2013. A Harford County native, Ms. Schreiber graduated from North Harford High School. Ms. Schreiber and her husband Bret currently reside in Forest Hill and have a teenage daughter and two adult sons. Ms. Schreiber's mother, Marjorie Markley, was one of four members of the first graduating class from Harford Community College—then Harford Junior College—in 1959.

Term expires July 1, 2025


Cordel Hunter

Cordell E. Hunter, Sr.
At-Large Representative

Rev. Cordell Hunter 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 BS in elementary education and a MS 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 Linkous is President and CEO of The Harford Mutual Insurance Company, in Bel Air, MD, one of the oldest insurance carriers in the country (formed 1842). He has been with the company for 35 years and in his current role since 2006. He joined the Board of Trustees in August of 2019 and is a lifelong resident of Harford County.

Mr. Linkous serves on the boards for a number of local organizations, including 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, SARC, 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


Chris Payne

Christopher Payne
Councilmanic District A Representative

Mr. Payne has 20 years experience in the areas of electrical, software, and systems engineering and has demonstrated expertise in algorithm and software development, project and customer relationship management, and subcontract negotiations and oversight. He is currently employed as a senior program manager with Northrop Grumman Corporation Space Systems Sector of Linthicum, MD, where he has worked since 2004. He previously worked for BAE Systems, Inc. in Patuxent River, MD.

Mr. Payne is a native of Rochester, NY and now resides in Joppa, MD with his wife Barbara and three children. Mr. Payne holds an MS degree from the University of Wisconsin in Platteville and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Hampton University. He is also a graduate of the Project Management Certificate Program at UC Irvine.

Term expires June 30, 2026


Rich Streett

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

Dr. Richard Streett III, Vice-Chair, 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 BS 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 a Past President and current board member of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association. He serves on the Maryland Veterinary Foundation board and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Harford Veterinary Medical Association. Locally, Dr. Streett also serves as Co-Chair of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Hospital NextGen Leadership Council.

Term expires June 30, 2024


Brian Walker

Brian Walker
Councilmanic District C Representative

Mr. Walker has 30 years of business experience, much of it in sales, sales management, 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 Joppa, MD, Mr. Walker began his post-secondary studies at Essex Community College, later earning his BS 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 Harford Community College Board of Trustees, Mr. Walker is very active with local charities such as the Harford Family House and the Sharing Table.


Term expires June 30, 2023