Richard P. Streett, III, D.V.M., Chair
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 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, 2028
Maude M. CreveCoeur was appointed to the Board in October 2023 and will represent Councilmanic District E. She is the owner and operator of The Little House Preschool in Churchville and also serves as a preschool teacher and program director, managing the day-to-day operations.
Originally from Staten Island, New York, she has called Churchville home for over two decades. CreveCoeur raised her four children in Harford County, where they experienced the natural beauty of a rural environment. When not immersed in the world of education, CreveCoeur finds joy in life’s true and simple things: spending time with her family, sewing, and gardening.
CreveCoeur holds a BS from Metropolitan College of New York and is currently pursuing her MS in early childhood education from the Notre Dame of Maryland University. She is fluent in Creole, French Creole, and English.
Term expires June 30, 2028
Laura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA
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
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. Ms. 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.
Ms. 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
Steve 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 a member of the Insurance Information Institutes' 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
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 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
Mr. Michael Smith was appointed to the Board in September 2023 and will serve as an at-large representative. An alumnus of Harford Community College, Mr. Smith has served as a professional trainer in the healthcare industry for over 20 years.
He recently transitioned into government contracting and works for General Dynamics Information Technology. For the last 23 years, Mr. Smith has also led a vibrant church in Baltimore City, New Bethel House of Prayer. With a heart for service, Mr. Smith currently serves as the Maryland State Superintendent for the House of God. In his leadership roles, and as a Bishop of the church, he has championed partnering with nonprofit organizations and supporting inter-denominational collaboration to serve underserved populations and cultivate unity in the surrounding communities.
Mr. Smith received an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from Harford Community College. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). In addition, he completed religious studies with Kentucky College of Contemporary Religion, and Covenant Bible College. Bishop Smith is currently attending Loyola University Maryland for a Master of Theological Studies.
He is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. where he has served as the Iota Alpha Lambda Chapter’s Chaplain and Vice President.
Term expires June 30, 2027