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Board of Trustees

Leadership. Vision. Commitment.

The seven-member Howard Community College Board of Trustees, appointed by the governor for six-year terms, is the college's legal governing body. In their role, the trustees have oversight of the college president and adopt a set of key performance indicators, (previously known as core ends) through which the operation of the college is directed. 

Christopher Marasco
Christopher G. Marasco, Chair

Christopher Marasco was appointed to the Howard Community College (HCC) board of trustees in 2017 for a six-year term ending in 2023.  He currently serves as the chairperson of the board of trustees, as well as chairs the board's audit and finance committee. Mr. Marasco is a senior vice president with Sandy Spring Bank.   Mr Marasco's Bio

Term: July 2017 - June 2023

 
 
Sean Keller
Sean P. Keller, Vice Chair

Sean Keller was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Howard Community College for a six-year term through June 2025.  He is currently vice chairperson of the board and chairs the board's legislative and community relations committee. Mr. Keller serves as the chief strategy officer for Freedom Consulting GroupMr. Keller's Bio

Term: January 2020 - June 2025

 
 
 
Carl Perkins
Carl S. Perkins

Carl S. Perkins, Ed.D. was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Howard Community College Board of Trustees for a term extending through June 30, 2025.  He is a member of the board’s audit and finance committee. Dr. Perkins' Bio

Term: July 2020 - June 2025

 

Felicita Sola-Carter
Felícita Solá-Carter

Felícita Solá-Carter joined the Howard Community College Board of Trustees in April 2016, and was reappointed in June 2020 to continue her service on the board through June 2026Trustee Solá-Carter is currently a member of the board’s legislative and community relations committee and chairs the presidential search team, as well as represents Howard Community College on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges. Ms. Solá-Carter's Bio

Term: July 2020 - June 2026

Frank Turner
Frank S. Turner

Frank Turner was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve a six-year term, ending June 2024.  He is a member of the board’s legislative and community relations committee.  Mr. Turner is retired from the Maryland House of Delegates, having served from 1995 to 2019.   Mr. Turner's Bio

Term: April 2019 - June 2024

Natalie Ziegler
 
Natalie C. Ziegler

 

Natalie Ziegler joined the Board of Trustees of Howard Community College in January 2020, and was reappointed in June 2021 to continue her service on the board through June 2027.  She is a member of the board’s audit and finance committee, and board liaison to the Howard Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.  Ms. Ziegler's Bio

Term: June 2020 - June 2027

 
 
Lyn Coleman
Interim President Lynn Coleman, Secretary/Treasurer

Ms. Coleman's responsibilities include building, safeguarding, and guiding the college’s physical, financial and human infrastructure. Under her leadership, the administration and finance division consists of finance, human resources, facilities, public safety, capital projects, insurance, bookstore, food service and sustainability initiatives.  Interim President Coleman's Bio

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