Board of Advisors
The mission and work of the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (USMSM) is guided by a Board of Advisors, which includes representatives from USM institutions, higher education and business partners, and government agencies.
Dr. Christine Bergmark
CEO/President of the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce
Senior Director of Regulated Industries Within Microsoft
Bernard L. Jackson, PHD
President & CEO of Leading Edge Solutions, LLC
Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan
President, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Chris Kaselemis, AICP
Director of Economic Development, St. Mary's County
Gary K. Kessler
Independent Consultant, Kessler Integrated Systems Solutions, LLC
Maria V. Navarro, Ed.D.
Superintendent, Charles County Public Schools
Theresa Campioli Shafer
Director of Engineering Education and Research Partnerships Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division
Director of Economic Development, Charles County
Dr. Johnnie D. Taylor, Jr.
Chief Operations Officer and Managing Director, Contracts
Evalyne Bryant Ward
Director of Operations for the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group