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.

Candy Chesser

Vice Chair

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 annual budget of $430 million.

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.

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.

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. 

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 offices in addition to her various community volunteer efforts.

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. 

 

Darlene Johnson

Director

Darlene Johnson has dedicated 44 years of service to the Federal Government. Her career has taken her from the Department of Social Services in Washington D.C. to the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, to NAVAIR’s Fleet Readiness Centers.

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. 

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 degree in Business Administration, while working full-time for the Federal government.

2021 Friends of Cedar Lane Board of Directors

SHERI NORRISCHAIR
BETH COOPER-JOSEPHVICE CHAIR
KAREN O’CONNOR SECRETARY  & TREASURER
CANDY CHESSERDIRECTOR
ERIC GOLDENDIRECTOR
DARLENE JOHNSON – DIRECTOR
ROBERT LANEDIRECTOR
KRISTOL MICHELLE TINSLEYDIRECTOR
THE HONORABLE JOHN F WOOD JR. – DIRECTOR

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