Somerset County Economic Development Commission
Somerset County
Somerset County, Maryland
SCEDC Board Members
The Somerset County Economic Development consists of 15 volunteers interested in the economic future of Somerset County. They represent a cross section of the community and are appointed to three year terms by the County Commissioners. Nominations for membership are submitted by Princess Anne (1), Crisfield (1), and the EDC (3) each year.

  • Mr. James East - Chairman of the EDC, East Farms
  • Mr. Robert Maddox - Vice Chairman of EDC, Northrop Grumman
  • Mr. Harry Gemmell - Treasurer of EDC, Retired; PNC Bank
  • Mr. Jerry Barbierri - Secretary of EDC, Sysco Eastern Maryland
  • Mr. Phil Riggin - Board Member, Retired
  • Ms. Tammy Zink / Beth Clough - Board Member, Hebron Savings Bank
  • Ms. Charlotte Sterling Sharf - Board Member, Business Owner
  • Mr. Mahesh Brahmbhatt (Junior) - Board Member, Business Owner; Junior's Stop & Shop
  • Mr. Dickie Ward - Board Member, Retired; Delmarva Power
  • Mr. Dennis Williams - Board Member, Princess Anne Town Commissioner and Princess Anne Chamber President
  • Mr. Alex Karavasilis - Board Member, Business Owner; First American Development Corporation
  • Mr. Bob Murphey - Board Member
  • Mr. Sandy Adkins / Ms. Laverne Johnson - Board Member, Somerset Community Services
  • Mr. Jeffrey Eichelberger / Todd Fox - Board Member, Sherwin Williams (Rubberset)
  • Ms. Kathleen Harrison - Board Member, McCready Health
  • Mr. Rick Pollitt - City of Crisfield City Manager
  • Ms. Debbie Hrusko - Princess Anne Town Manager
  • Mr. Doug Taylor - Somerset County Administrator
  • Senator James Mathias - Maryland State Senate
  • Delegate Charles Otto - Maryland State Delegate
  • Dr. John Gaddis - Superintendent, Somerset County School System
  • Ms. Julie Widdowson - Somerset County Tourism Director
  • Mr. Gary Pusey - Director, Somerset County Dept. of Technical & Community Services
  • Ms. Veronique Diriker, Ph.D - UMES- Director of Development
  • Ms. Mindie Burgoyne - Program Development Specialist, Maryland Dept. of Commerce
  • Ms. Kim Dumpson - UMES Executive Vice President
The Somerset County EDC Board of Directors meet quarterly on the second Thursday of that month (March, June, September, December).  For board meeting location information, please feel free to contact the EDC office.
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