Alexander named by conservancy
Marianne Alexander, president emerita of the Public Leadership Education Network, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Howard County Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that preserves land in Howard County and offers environmental education programs for youth and adults.
Jonas A. Jacobson, deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment, will also serve on the conservancy's board, as will W. Craig Engelhaupt, senior vice president of Commerce First Bank. Charles Miller, a former headmaster of Glenelg Country School, will also serve.
Oliner elected to FIRN board
Brian L. Oliner, a principal of the Howard County law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny LLC, has been elected to the board of directors of the Foreign-born Information and Referral Network (FIRN), a private nonprofit organization that assists immigrants and refugees.
A member of the Maryland State Bar Association's litigation and taxation sections, Oliner is a former assistant attorney general representing the Maryland comptroller and also was a Baltimore assistant state's attorney.
Foundation honors Clark
Martha M. Clark of Edgewood Farms in Glenelg was recognized at a recent founders' dinner of the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation Inc. for her strong leadership and commitment to the success of the foundation.