Current Board Members
Select a board member to read their personal profile.
The Board of Trustees meet regularly and meetings are open to the public.
Regular sessions are held on the North East Campus and begin at 4:00 pm in Room 213 of the Engineering & Math Building and virtually via Zoom unless otherwise noted.
|Wednesday, October 26, 2022||CCPS and Cecil College at CCPS|
|Thursday, December 1, 2022|
|Thursday, January 26, 2023|
|Thursday, February 23, 2023|
|Thursday, March 30, 2023|
|Thursday, April 27, 2023|
|Thursday, May 25, 2023|
|Thursday, June 29, 2023|
The following are agendas for scheduled retreats:
Agendas and Minutes
Once approved by the board, summaries of meetings held will be made available to the public.
Sarah Colenda's Profile
Sarah W. Colenda graduated from Perryville High School and is a lifelong resident of Cecil County. She resides in Principio Furnace near Perryville, Maryland. Ms. Colenda is the executive director of the Principio Furnace Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization in Cecil County. She is a Maryland Farm Bureau member, vice president of the board of directors for the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenways, secretary of the Elkton YMCA, board member of the YMCA of the Chesapeake, vice president of the Chesapeake Heritage Conservancy, Inc. (Skipjack Martha Lewis), past president of the Rotary Club of North East, has served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, Perryville Chamber of Commerce, Cecil County Chamber of Commerce and the Arc.
Ms. Colenda has worked with numerous other community groups including West Cecil Health Center, Harford and Cecil County Boys and Girls Club, Fair Hill International, Elk Creek Combine Driving and Fair Hill International Young Event Horse Championships, special events for Union Hospital, Boy Scouts Round Table, Cecil County Fair, and has served on the Cecil County Comprehensive Plan Review Committee.
Donna Horgan's Profile
Donna Horgan is a lifelong resident of Elkton who graduated from Elkton High School and attended Cecil College. Both of her daughters graduated from Cecil College as well. Donna has served the state of Maryland for over 40 years, 27 of them working for the Maryland Senate as the legislative assistant to the President of the Senate, Thomas V. “Mike” Miller, Jr. She is currently the reading clerk for the Senate.
Donna has served as president of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC, 2014–2016), and currently serves on MACC’s Legislative Committee. Horgan is the Maryland State Coordinator for the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT – a national association for community colleges), serving in that capacity for 11 years as well as being a former board member.
Donna is an established and successful realtor with Key Realty in Elkton, MD. She is a member of the Elkton United Methodist Church and a former member of their Board of Trustees.
Raymond Hamm's Profile
Chick Hamm is a life-long Maryland banker. His career with Mercantile Bank began as a summer employee in 1976 and he rose through the ranks to become a Director, CEO and President of Mercantile County Bank, which was acquired by PNC Bank in 2006. Today, Mr. Hamm is an Executive Vice President for PNC with leadership responsibilities for Commercial and Institutional Banking activity throughout the Greater Maryland Market which includes southern Delaware and the Virginia Eastern Shore.
Mr. Hamm completed undergraduate and graduate studies at Loyola College of Maryland, receiving a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1983. He is a board member of the Maryland Bankers Association. As an active community volunteer he has served on numerous boards supporting the economic, health care and educational needs of the community. Currently, Mr. Hamm is a board member of the Susquehanna Workforce Network, the Bainbridge Development Corporation and he serves as a Trustee for Cecil College. He is also Chairman of the Board for Christiana Care Union Hospital located in Elkton, Maryland and serves on the board of the Christiana Care Health System.
Mr. Hamm and his wife, Anne, reside in the Elk Neck Area of Cecil County.
Kathleen Kunda's Profile
Kathleen Kunda earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wilmington University and served as a coordinator with Cecil County Public Schools for 14 years. In this role, she was the Business and Education Partnership Advisory Council coordinator as well as the Base Realignment and Closure liaison. Following her retirement from CCPS in 2012, she spent four years as a project coordinator at Cecil College working with STEM and Beyond Night events in Cecil and Harford counties as well as the college’s Career Blast program.
Ms. Kunda was on the board of directors of the Cecil College Foundation and has also been active in the community as a member of the Republican Central Committee, Women in Defense STEM Subcommittee, Boys and Girls Club of Cecil County board, Northeastern Maryland Technology Council Visionary Alumni Subcommittee, Susquehanna Workforce Network Youth Council, Elkton Alliance board, and Cecil County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and Membership Committee.
Ms. Kunda was presented with the Athena Award, which honors women who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their profession along with community involvement and leadership. In addition, she has received an NMTC Visionary Award and Junior Achievement of Delaware Legacy Award and was selected as the Cecil County Chamber Member of the Year.
Mark Mortenson's Profile
Mark Mortenson is a graduate of Alfred University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics and a Bachelor of Science in ceramic engineering. He also holds a Master of Science degree in materials science from the Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University. Mr. Mortenson is a co-founder of Clene Nanomedicine, Inc (“Clene”) and currently holds the position of chief science officer. Clene is the first to discover that naturally occurring cellular metabolic pathways can be assisted by catalysis mechanisms driven by unique metallic nanocrystals.
Clene is currently pursuing a first-in-class remyelination cure for Multiple Sclerosis. Clene is also working on neuroprotection pathways to provide cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (i.e., Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Parkinson’s disease. He is the author of 15 publications and a named inventor on 27 issued US patents, with more than 50 patent pending applications.
Mr. Mortenson is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Ceramic Society, American Chemical Society, American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association, Women in Defense (Mid Atlantic Chapter), and the Virginia Bar Association.
Mr. Mortenson transitioned to the Cecil College Board of Trustees in 2015 from the Cecil College Foundation, where he served since 2011.
Cydney Teal's Profile
Dr. Cydney Teal currently serves as the Primary Care Service Line Leader and Chair of Family Medicine at Christiana Care Health System. She also serves on the Government Advocacy Committee, Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System as well as the Maryland Academy of Family Practice.
Dr. Teal is a Cecil County resident and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and the American Association of Physician Leadership. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in rhetoric and communication studies from the University of Virginia and her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine.