Holly Spiller, President
Holly joined the Board in 2007. Holly is a freelance researcher and writer for Center of Talented Youth at John's Hopkins University. She is a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Ruxton.
Cathy Bennett, Vice President
Cathy joined the board in 2009. Cathy is the Director of the Michael Phelps Swim School. She is a member of the Church of the Redeemer.
Jennifer P. Lindyberg, Secretary
Jennifer joined the Board in 2007. She is a parishioner at St. James, Monkton, where she served on the Vestry and as Chair of the Social Ministries Community. Jennifer is retired from teaching and an administrative position in within a family business.
Conan Dickson, Treasurer
Conan joined the board in 2011. He is currently the Administrator of Medical Affairs for Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Rev. Hal Hayek
Rev. Hayek is the Dean of the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore. Before coming to this position he served as rector at St. Anne's Church in Winston- Salem, North Carolina. Prior to entering the priesthood, Hayek worked for the Employment and Training Association of Madison, Wis. as a case manager and program specialist with food stamp recipients. Hayek also served as a hospital chaplain for Meriter Health Services, Madison. There he completed his certification in Clinical Pastoral Education. Hal holds a bachelor’s degree from Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa; an M. Div. from Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, Missouri, and a Master of Sacred Theology from Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Kohler, Wisconsin.
Paul D. Hazlehurst was elected to the board of ECSM in 2010. Mr. Hazlehurst is currently a principal of Hazlehurst Vitrano LLC in Hunt Valley, Maryland and has been practicing law for almost 20 years. Prior to beginning his own firm, Mr. Hazlehurst was an assistant public defender in the state courts from 1991 to 1994 and a federal public defender from 1994 to 2010. During 2009, he also served on temporary assignment as counsel to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary for Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Mr. Hazlehurst previously was a member and vice president of the board for the Maryland SPCA. He is a graduate of the Gilman School, the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and the University Of Maryland School Of Law. He resides with his wife, four children and many pets in northern Baltimore County.
Jay Lohse was elected to the board in 2011. He is currently an associate at Venable LLP where he is a member of the firm's Real Estate Group concentrating his practice on general real estate matters, including the acquisition, sale development, joint ventures, financing, leasing, and management of real property. Jay attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School (2005), and the University of Florida (1999). In between he pursued, a career in professional golf playing on mini-tours in Florida. Jay lives in Towson with his wife Jenn, and his three daughters.
Matthew Roughton is the Baltimore Area President for Capital One Bank. In this newly-created role, Roughton will spearhead the middle market banking effort for Capital One in Baltimore, as well as manage the Bank’s philanthropic and community activities. Prior to joining Capital One, Roughton worked for SunTrust Bank for 14 years where he served in various commercial banking and risk management roles. Roughton received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland in College Park. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing guitar, and self defense training. He lives in Towson, Maryland with his wife and three sons.
The Rev Canon. Angela F. Shepherd
Angela is the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland’s Canon for Mission and Outreach. Her focus is urban ministry, public policy, and supporting congregations in their mission and outreach initiatives. Angela began this position in September 2010 after having served eleven years as rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Annapolis.
Nancy's career in education both in public and private schools included class room teaching and administration. Her next career was devoted to the lives of seniors living in a retirement community. Nancy has served on various boards, which meet the diverse challenges of the Baltimore Community. She has a life-long passion for painting. Presently she enjoys the luxury of time with her husband, children and grandchildren, and the pleasure of volunteering.
Joyce joined the Board in 2007. She is a parishioner at St. James, Monkton and is Chair to Volunteering at St. James Academy. Joyce is also an active board member for the Entertaining Angels and Social Ministry Communities at St. James. She currently works at Eli Lilly & Company as their Senior Sales Representative.
Dale E. Balfour
Dale is a member of Memorial Episcopal Church in Bolton Hill. She is involved with various ecumenical activities including the Bishop's Committee of Christian-Jewish Relations and the Ecumenical Institute.
The Rev. Gerald S. Collins
Jay is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and most recently served as Interim Rector at Emmanuel Church in Baltimore. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Diocese of Maryland.
Vassar "Billie" Conkling
Billie is a former ECSM Board member. She is a member of Old St. Paul's Church in Baltimore where she has served as both Junior and Senior Warden. She owns a needlepoint shop in Ruxton where she designs and sells canvases to parishes across the East Coast.
Ella Durant, CD
Ella is the President of the Collington Square Community Association. Dr. Durant is a life-long resident of Collington Square and spearheads many community clean-up initiatives and outreach to local churches and city services.
Dick was the President of ECSM's Board of Directors from 2001 to 2003. His other board involvement includes past Chairmanship and current membership at Baltimore Chesapeake Outward Bound. He has also been an Executive Committee member of Outward Bound USA. He is a member of the Church of the Redeemer.
Robert S. Ginsburg
Bob Ginsburg manages The Brookes Group, a Baltimore-based consulting firm. He also serves on the board of the Baltimore ACCE Academy, a Baltimore City charter school.
George is the Executive Director of the Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation. He has been recognized as one of the chief architects of Operation ReachOut Southwest, an award-winning neighborhood revitalization initiative in southwest Baltimore that has resulted in more than $38 million in capital improvements and $7 million in grant funded programs to the neighborhoods surrounding Bon Secours Hospital since 1994.
M. Lee Marston
Lee is a former Board member of ECSM. He is the Chairman Emeritus of J.J. Haines & Co. located in Severna Park, MD. Lee is a member of St. Martin's-in-the-Field and serves on the Diocesan Committee for Planned Giving. Lee is also a trustee of The Virginia Theological Seminary.
Lenel is an active member of The Art Seminar Group and the Women's Giving Circle. Lenel has been actively involved with Maryland Art Place and Health Care for the Homeless Inc. She serves on numerous boards in Baltimore.
Sharon R. Rabb
Sharon is a fundraiser at Campaign Consultation, Inc. in Baltimore. Much of her career has been in higher education institutions, religious and social service organizations. Sharon is married to The Right Rev. John Rabb, Bishop Suffragan of Maryland Episcopal Diocese.
Richard J. Roszel
Dick is an Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Real Estate at Cross Keys. He currently serves on the Standing Committee and Appeals Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Dick is a member of Old St. Paul's Church.
Sonya Subbayya Sutton
Sonya is the Director of Music at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church where she directs four choirs and plans the music for nearly 200 services a year. She has her Bachelor's and Master's of Music degrees in Piano Performance, as well as a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sonya is married to the current Bishop of Maryland, The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton.
The Rt. Reverend Eugene Taylor Sutton, Bishop Suffragan of Maryland
Bishop Sutton was elected the 14th Bishop of Maryland in March of 2008, at St. James' Episcopal Church, Baltimore. Prior to his election, Bishop Sutton was canon pastor of Washington National Cathedral, and director of the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage. A frequent leader of retreats and conferences on prayer, preaching, spirituality and mission, he directed the cathedral’s national and local programs in building spiritual community through pilgrimages, gatherings and courses.
The Rt. Rev. John L. Rabb, Bishop Suffragan of Maryland
John is the bishop suffragan of Maryland. Bishop Rabb began his ordained ministry in 1976 as curate at the Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was also assistant rector and priest-in-charge. In 1979 he became rector of the Church of the Holy Apostles, Arbutus, Maryland. In 1988 he was called as rector of St. Anne's Church, Atlanta, Georgia. Bishop Rabb was named bishop-in-charge upon the April 2007 retirement of Robert Ihloff. He resumed his duties as bishop suffragan June 2008 following the consecration of the 14th bishop of Maryland, the Rt. Rev. Eugene T. Sutton.
Jean Patterson Cushman, Executive Director
Jean has been the Executive Director of ECSM since 2004. She directs a staff of 23 people who serve in management, programming and administrative positions. She reports to the Board of Directors, and guides the Board in finance management, programs and provides day to day leadership over ECSM’s strategic direction. Ms. Cushman was instrumental in writing the first Department of Labor, Prisoner Reentry Initiative funding request. She is also involved with the program, its staff, and building the external relationships that provide the wrap-around services for our participants. Ms. Cushman is a graduate of LEADERSHIP-Baltimore County, Class of 1991. In December, 2007, she arranged for a visit of President Bush to Episcopal Community Services of Maryland’s Jericho program. She has addressed the White House Fellows, class of 2008, and the annual Black Congressional Caucus conference in 2007. In 1999-2000, she trained United Way of Central Maryland volunteer speakers who participated in annual campaigns.