2021 Quarterly Meetings of the Coast Smart Council

Council meetings are followed by the Maryland Commission on Climate Change's Adaptation and Resiliency Working Group meeting.

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • September Coast Smart Meeting - Virtual Meeting Only
  • Monday, September 20 · 12:30 – 1:30pm
  • Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/ajm-swss-eeo
  • Or dial: ‪(US) +1 513-491-3824‬ PIN: ‪341 400 275‬#
  • More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/ajm-swss-eeo?pin=9801132226130

Coast Smart Council Meeting - 12:30 -1:30 p.m.
Adaptation and Resiliency Working Group - 2-4 p.m.


Allison Breitenother
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Chesapeake and Coastal Service
580 Taylor Ave., E-2
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-260-8774
Email: allison.breitenother@maryland.gov​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Maryland CoastSmart Council Members

Chair:  Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, Secretary
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Coast Smart Council Membership
As of February 2021

State and Agency Appointments (Per Natural Resources Article 3-1003)

Department of Budget & Management Jason Wardrup, Office of Capital Budgeting
Department of the Environment Matt Rowe, Assistant Director Water & Science Administration
Department of General Services Spyros Papadimas, P.E., Senior Capital Projects Manager
Department of Planning Jason Dubow, Manager, Resource Conservation & Management
Department of Transportation Sandy Hertz, Assistant Director Office of Environment
Department of Commerce Tim La Valle, Director Office of General Services
Critical Area Commission Kate Charbonneau, Executive Director
Maryland Emergency Management Agency Jaleesa Tat, Hazard Mitigation Branch Manager / State Hazard Mitigation Officer
University System of Maryland Dr. Peter Goodwin, President University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Treasurer, State of Maryland Nancy Kopp, Treasurer

Governor’s Appointees
As of February 2021

Local Government Charles County Government Beth Groth​ Planner
Environmental Somerset County Government Mary R. Phillips, Zoning Specialist
Business BayLand Consultants & Designers, Inc. Sepehr Baharlou, P.E.
Environmental University of Maryland Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr. Ed Link, Senior Research Engineer
Business GWWO Architects Chris Elcock, AIA, IISA, LEED AP - Associate Principal