SACC FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Nina East, President of the SACC Foundation Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been elected to three (3) year terms on the SACC Foundation Board:
Lesley A. Staffeldt
Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Staffeldt has been a resident of Wicomico County for over 10 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Salisbury University. Previously, Staffeldt was director of communications and events for the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. There, she planned many of the city’s signature events including the Salisbury Festival. She returned to her alma mater in 2008 as Director of Conference Services & Facilities Reservations.
Jordan Gilmore grew up in Salisbury and graduated from the University of Maryland and the University of Baltimore School of Law. Upon returning to the area, Gilmore practiced law with the Salisbury firm of Seidel, Baker and Tilghman and later went on to found his own solo law practice. He primarily does work in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, and civil litigation.
Dana Williams grew up in Bowie, MD and moved to Salisbury, MD in 1998 to finish her college education at Salisbury University. She graduated in 2001with her B.A. in Communication Arts and a minor in Sociology. She started at Adam’s Ribs in ’98 hosting and waiting tables working her way up to floor manager and instead of moving back home as originally planned she made a home on the Eastern Shore. She is currently still employed at Adam’s Ribs as the General Manager and as a catering consultant for Black Diamond Catering. She enjoys the diversity of her job where she gets to work in the restaurant running the daily operations as well as dealing with different people and organizations booking and planning events. In her free time she enjoys biking, decorating/crafts, and bargain hunting.
A native to the Eastern Shore, Emily graduated 2nd in her class from Stephen Decatur High School, before going on to attend both Salisbury University and Wor-Wic Community College. She has worked in a variety of fields, including DJ-ing and owning her own restaurant. For the past 13 years, she has worked at the Nock Insurance Agency, where she currently serves as the Executive Vice President and one of the Agency’s top sales people. She is a past president of her chapter of BNI and is currently a board member of the Salisbury Jaycees. Last December, she co-chaired the Salisbury Christmas Parade, which was awarded 2nd place in the state by the Maryland Junior Chamber. She is also a proud recipient of the 2012 C. William Brownfield Award for Most Active First Year Member of the Salisbury Jaycees. In her spare time, Emily enjoys taking part in community events and outdoor activities, traveling as much as possible and spending time with her two dogs, Bacchus and Apollo.
Ruth Baker is Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Wor-Wic Community College, where she oversees a wide variety of vocational and enrichment courses, from Certified Nursing Assistant to truck driving to computers. Prior to joining Wor-Wic in 2006, she spent ten years at Salisbury University’s Business, Economic, and Community Outreach Network (BEACON), an outreach entity of the Perdue School of Business. At BEACON she worked on economic and community development projects, including implementation of the Shore Transit public transportation system. Prior to moving to Salisbury in 1994, Ruth worked in Washington DC as a senior consultant and manager for the Office of Government Services in the management consulting group of Price Waterhouse LLC. Ruth has a BA from Yale University with a major in history and a master in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.