Project Green Classrooms

Partners and Their Representatives

State Agencies:

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio (co-Chair)

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Maryland State Department of Education
Mohammed Choudhury, State Superintendent of Schools (co-Chair)
Kirsten Jackson, Environmental Literacy Specialist, Science (PGC co-coordinator)

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Maryland Department of Agriculture
Steve Connelly, Assistant Secretary for Office of Marketing, Animal Industries and Consumer Services
Karen Fedor, Senior Agriculture Marketing Specialist

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Maryland Department of the Environment
Ben Grumbles, Secretary
Mark Shaffer, Communications Director

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Maryland Department of Health
Clifford Mitchell, Director, Environmental Health Bureau

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Maryland Department of Planning
Robert S. McCord, Secretary​
Debbie Herr Cornwell, Resource Conservation Planner

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Maryland Department of Transportation
Philip Wilson, Environmental Analyist

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Maryland Higher Education Commission

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Advisory Members:

Alice Ferguson Foundation logo
Emily Leedy, Project Coordinator
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Audubon Maryland-DC logo
Mark Scallion, Center Director
Audubon Maryland-DC
Chesapeake Bay Foundation logo
Karen Mullin, Director of Professional Learning
Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Chesapeake Bay Trust Logo
Tara Drennan, Program Specialist
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Maryland Agricultural Educational Foundation logo
George Mayo, Executive Director
Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation
Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education logo
Laura Collard, Executive Director
Katrina Jones, Maryland Port Administration, MAEOE Board of Trustees Executive Committee
Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education

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Chuck Montrie, Executive Director
Maryland Recreation and Parks Association
National Aquarium logo
Joe Harber, Director of Education Programs
National Aquarium
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Shannon Sprague, Environmental Literacy Manager, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Wildlife Federation logo
Holly Gallagher, Regional Education Manager, Mid-Atlantic
National Wildlife Federation
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service logo
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Committees and Working Groups are assisted by many additional partners, such as the following: