Executive Committee

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is made up of co-chairs from each of the Board’s five standing committees. The Executive Committee makes strategic decisions on behalf of the Board, presents new ideas and policies to the full Board for consideration and oversees the Board’s activities and compliance with city, state and federal regulations.

Committee Members

Tamara Robinson
Tamara Robinson
Communications Committee Chair
Tamara Robinson began her career in 2007 working for social and economic justice as a national union organizer and later a
Rachel Pfeifer
Rachel Pfeifer
Youth Committee Co-Chair
Dr. Rachel Pfeifer is the executive director for the Office of College and Career Readiness at Baltimore City Public Schools.  She
Sara Muempfer
Sara Muempfer
Youth Committee Co-chair
Currently, Sara Muempfer is a Senior Associate focused on the Economic Opportunity portfolio for the Baltimore Civic Site team at The
Yariela Kerr-Donovan
Yariela Kerr-Donovan
Board Chair
As the HR Senior Director of Strategic Workforce Planning & Development (Project REACH/Community Education Program) for the Johns Hopkins Health System
Pegeen Townsend
Pegeen Townsend
Vice Chair
As Vice President of Government Affairs for MedStar Health, Pegeen Townsend oversees all government relations activities in Maryland, the District of
John Danko
John Danko
Business Engagement Committee Co-Chair
As third-generation President of Danko Arlington, Inc, John Danks oversees a unique company specializing in aluminum sand castings, industrial patterns, CNC
Nancy Jordan Howard
Nancy Jordan Howard
Workforce System Effectiveness Co-Chair
As Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Baltimore Development Corporation, Nancy Jordan-Howard joined the Baltimore Development Corporation in March, 2005. She possesses a
William (Willy) Moore
William (Willy) Moore
Business Engagement Committee Co-Chair
As President of Southway Builders, Inc., William "Willy" Moore oversees a Baltimore City based general contracting company that builds in both
Holly Shook
Holly Shook
Systems Building Committee Co-Chair
As the Founder and Executive Director of CUPs Coffeehouse, Holly Shook oversees all operations and the Workforce Development program in this
Melanie Styles
Melanie Styles
Workforce System Effectiveness and Operations Committee Chair
As Program Officer for Workforce Development at the Abell Foundation, Melanie works with community-based  organizations and public agencies to develop and
Charles (Chuck) Tildon
Charles (Chuck) Tildon
Systems Building Committee Co-Chair
As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for the United Way of Central Maryland, Charles "Chuck" Tildon serves on the boards of