Board of Directors

Charles Roach

Charles Roach

Chair

Mr. Roach is President and CEO of Cedar Point Federal Credit Union. He is a certified public accountant and a graduate of Black Hills State University, with a composite Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration

Richard Pectol

Treasurer

Mr. Pectol’s career spans more than 45 years, including military, Federal civilian and consulting services. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Biology and a Master’s Degree in Operations Research from the George Washington University.

Karen O’Connor

Secretary

Ms. O’Connor is happily retired after a nearly 40-year career in sales and marketing. While employed at the College of Southern Maryland she spearheaded workforce development training initiatives for employers in St. Mary’s County.

Joseph Mitchell, Esquire

Joseph Mitchell, ESQ.

Special Counsel

Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1982. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in English and Literature from the American University in Washington D.C. and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law. 

Captain Steven Hall

Capt. Steven Hall

Director

Mr. Hall is Commander of the Special Operations Division of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and has been employed by the agency for 22 years. He has extensive experience in law enforcement, serving in a variety of positions. 

Sheri Burch Norris

Director

Ms. Burch Norris was born in St. Mary’s County to F. Elliott Burch, Jr. and Joanne Lawrence Buzzell. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management. Upon graduation, she went to work for Gulf Oil Corporation in East Providence, Rhode Island. 

Michael Blackwell

Michael Blackwell

Director

Mr. Blackwell is the Director of St. Mary’s County Library, overseeing all operations of the county’s three branch library system. Michael holds MA degrees in English from the University of Virginia and a Master’s of Library and Information Science degree from Kent State University.

Beth Mary Cooper-Joseph

Director

Ms. Joseph is semi-retired after a varied career in the government contracting community.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland University College. She currently works part-time with Baldwin, Briscoe and Steinmentz law 

Kristol Michelle Tinsley

Director

Ms. Tinsley was born in Tooele, Utah, and raised in Mt. Rainier, Maryland. In 2003, she moved to Southern Maryland and today lives in Charlotte Hall with her husband of 20 years, Joseph Tinsley. Ms. Tinsley graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a 

Candy Chesser

Director

Ms. Chesser retired from the Naval Air Systems Command in February 2020 after 39 years of service. During her tenure, she served as a Program Manager for the Air Combat Electronics program office, where she led more than 400 military, civilian and contractor personnel with an 

Robert Lane

Robert Lane

Tenant Representative

Mr. Lane graduated from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute School of Engineering and became an active member of the United States Naval Reserve at the age of 17.   In May of 1953 he was called to active duty during the Korean War and served until June of 1955. 

Beverly Stickles

Beverly Stickles

President / CEO

Beverly Stickles is the President and CEO of Cedar Lane Senior Living Community.  She reports directly to the Board of Directors and serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Friends of Cedar Lane. Beverly leads the entire Cedar Lane team towards the established company goals …

2021 Friends of Cedar Lane Board of Directors

SHERI NORRISCHAIR
BEVERLY STICKLESSECRETARY & TREASURER
THE HONORABLE JOHN F WOOD JR. – DIRECTOR
BEVERLY GUYDIRECTOR
KAREN O’CONNORDIRECTOR
ROBERT LANEDIRECTOR1

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