July 9, 1991
Edward A. Dupree, energy chief for the city's Urban Services Agency, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Low Income Energy Consortium.The consortium coordinates the efforts of public, private, local and national institutions to find solutions to the energy problems of low-income families.Dupree has been with Urban Services since 1974.
August 22, 1994
Jan Ferguson has been appointed to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation's board of directors.The foundation develops endowments for college scholarships and raises money for college building projects.Ms. Ferguson, an Anne Arundel Community College graduate, is president of Jan Ferguson Inc., an Annapolis interior plantscaping company.She and foundation member Marge Teel will lead the foundation's Special Events Committee, which coordinates fund-raising events.
April 24, 1996
An article in yesterday's Anne Arundel edition of The Sun misstated the position of Brenda H. Reiber, a District 4 candidate for the Crofton Civic Association board of directors, on improvements to Route 3.Mrs. Reiber said although she would have supported the idea for a bypass, a citizens group already has recommended turning the highway into a boulevard, which she advocates if access to local businesses is maintained.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 4/24/96
October 25, 1998
Christmas in April adds to its board of directorsShe will be co-chairwoman of the public relations committee and serve on the in-kind committee.Christmas in April gives assistance to the needy, elderly and handicapped in the community by refurbishing their homes to keep them safe and warm and help maintain their independence with dignity.Pub Date: 10/25/98
March 10, 1991
Carroll D. Myers, president and chief executive officer for Taneytown Bank and Trust Co., announced that the board of directors has approved a cash dividend for the first quarter of 1991.A dividend of 14 cents per share will be paid April 2 to stockholders of record on March 15. The dividend reflects an increase of 5.3 percent over the same period for 1990.
June 22, 1994
Kmart board defers actionWith impatient shareholders pressing Kmart Corp. to fix its money-losing discount stores, the board of directors met for five hours yesterday, but made no decisions on what to do.The board was to consider several options for the units, including selling them off entirely or partially. At the June 3 annual meeting, shareholders rejected a management plan to sell "target stock" linked to the performance of each of the divisions.
July 15, 1991
The Maryland Association of CPAs recently elected Robert J. Cline ofMillersville to a one-year term on its board of directors.The association also elected the following slate of officers for its Anne Arundel County Chapter: Daniel C. Conkling, CPA, president; Timothy S.Dotson, CPA, president-elect; Carolyn P. Smith, CPA, secretary; and John W. Locke, Jr., CPA, treasurer.The Maryland Association of CPAs is the statewide organization serving more than 8,400 CPAs through six chapters.
March 11, 2008
The chief executive officer of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association is stepping down, about four months after a lawsuit was filed relating to how the association is run. George Watt informed the board of directors of his decision Friday. The litigation concerns the governance of the alumni association. In May, two alumni voiced concern about the association's 2006 election and term limits for board members. Associated Press
April 19, 1993
Every so often, during question-and-answer periods after a presentation to a group of nonprofit leaders, I am asked about advisory boards. What are they really about? How can they best be used? What is their role in an organization?Perhaps it's best to illustrate what they are by first explaining what they are not. An advisory board is not the board of directors. That is, an advisory board does not make policy, define the mission and vision, or hire and evaluate the executive director. Other than those restrictions, it is pretty much an open game.
December 23, 2002
Chamber elects Burton to head board of directors Linda R. Burton was unanimously voted chairman-elect of the board of directors of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce at a board meeting Dec. 6. She will succeed Donna Richardson, whose term expires in May. Burton is the principal in the organizational development and professional coaching firm, DRW Inc. of Ellicott City. She has served on the board of directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, and she is a member of Network 2000.