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Board Members


Richard Street IIIRichard P. Streett, III, D.V.M., Chair
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, Dr. Streett 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. Locally, Dr. Streett also serves as Co-Chair of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health NextGen Leadership Council.

Term expires June 30, 2024



Brian WalkerBrian Walker, Vice Chair
Councilmanic District C Representative

Mr. Walker has over 30 years of business experience, much of it in sales, sales management, and marketing consulting. He has worked primarily in the digital 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



Laura Henninger, Board ChairLaura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA
At-Large Representative

Laura L. Henninger 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 is also a certified public accountant.

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, and the Chesapeake Professional Women's Network, Inc.

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., board member and treasurer for ARC-Northern Chesapeake Region Foundation, Inc., and member of the Board of Directors of Harford Bank. Ms. Henninger is a graduate of the Harford Leadership Academy.

Term expires June 30, 2025



Judith HollowayJudith 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



Karen HoltKaren Holt
Councilmanic District F Representative

Ms. Holt was appointed to the Board in December 2021. She is Deputy Director of the Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development, serving as point on business attraction efforts and providing oversight with Harford Transit LINK, the county’s transportation system. Holt is Harford County Government’s liaison to Aberdeen Proving Ground and more than 160 defense contracting companies. She coordinates regional initiatives of the Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) Consortium and monitors sustainability, installation, utility resiliency efforts, and funding opportunities. Additionally, Holt serves as the County’s technology liaison for advanced manufacturing, biomanufacturing, connected and autonomous vehicles, and cybersecurity.

Holt is currently Vice President of the Association of Defense Communities, a 300+ member national organization dedicated to advancing issues that build strong defense communities and strengthen the ability of service members to defend the nation. She is a member of the Army Alliance Board of Directors, chairs the Military Affairs Committee for the Harford County Chamber of Commerce, and serves as community outreach liaison with local chapter boards of the Association of United States Army (AUSA) and the Armed Forces Communication Electronics Association (AFCEA).

Her term expires in July 2024, after which she will be eligible for reappointment to a five-year term.

Term expires July 30, 2024



Cordell HunterCordell E. Hunter, Sr.
At-Large Representative

Rev. Cordell Hunter has served as a trustee for Harford Community College since July 1, 2012, and is a former Chair of the Board. He is a retired Anne Arundel County Public Schools educator and administrator. He served as Principal, Alternative Education Center, held various administrative positions, and served as a committee member with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. He has served as a pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church since 1980, holding such titles as Director of Social Political Action, Instructor for the Board of Examiners, and Chief Secretary. He serves as Presiding Elder of the Eastern District and Chairman of other Committees of the Baltimore Annual Conference.

Rev. Hunter has served his community in a variety of capacities, including Commissioner on the Housing Authority of Havre de Grace; various leadership roles in the NAACP (Vice President of the Maryland State Conferences Branches, Chairperson of NAACP Region Seven, and Member of the Harford County Branch of the NAACP); Vice President of the Susquehanna Ministerium; member of the Harford County Community Health Advisory Committee; a third-term member of the Harford County State Central Committee; Chaplain for Upper Chesapeake Hospital Systems; a member of  Masons of District Six (Prince Hall); and a member of the 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 Ecumenical Institute of Theology. He resides in Aberdeen.

Term expires June 30, 2022



Steve LinkousSteve D. Linkous
Councilmanic District D Representative

Mr. Steve Linkous is President and CEO of The Harford Mutual Insurance Group, in Bel Air, MD, one of the oldest insurance carriers in the country (formed 1842). He has been with the company since 1985 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 has served on the boards for a number of local non-profit organizations, including the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Baltimore Area Boy Scouts of America, and the Harford County Public Library, while volunteering for numerous organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club and SARC. In the property and casualty industry, he currently serves locally as a director for Baltimore Equitable Insurance, and nationally as director and Treasurer for the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) and as a member of the Insurance Information Institutes’ (III) Executive Leadership Committee.

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 PayneChristopher Payne
Councilmanic District A Representative

Mr. Payne has over 20 years of experience in the areas of electrical, software, and systems engineering and has demonstrated expertise in algorithm and software development, people, project and customer relationship management, and subcontract negotiations and oversight. He currently serves as Director of Engineering with Northrop Grumman Corporation Mission Systems Sector in Annapolis, 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 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. Mr. Payne is life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and also serves on the Rochester Institute of Technology Employer Advisory Board.

Term expires June 30, 2026


Sharon Markley SchrieberSharon Markley Schreiber
Councilmanic District B Representative

Sharon Markley Schreiber was appointed to the Board in 2020 and is the chief operating officer of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC). Ms. Schreiber currently oversees the merger of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), where she was the former COO, with the GBC, bringing together the regional organizations to create a singular vision for how Baltimore will compete and thrive on regional, national, and global stages and the strategic role business will play. The merged organization, which operates in the near term as the Greater Baltimore Committee, will focus on collaboration and equity in all of the Greater Baltimore region’s communities and will enhance the marketing of the region’s dynamic assets.

Ms. Schreiber has more than 12 years of 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 a is graduate of the Leadership Maryland (’21) and the Greater Baltimore Leadership (’11) programs, and a member of the Maryland Economic Development Association. She is an avid volunteer for nonprofits across the state, including executive leadership roles locally with the American Heart Association.

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 (nee Edwards), 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