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TCPSEF Advisory Board

The Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce its inaugural Advisory Board. The Foundation was formed in October of 2016 in partnership with the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Its mission is to engage and utilize community resources to provide Talbot County Public Schools students and teachers with otherwise unavailable enrichment opportunities that will enhance the TCPS educational experience and produce exceptional graduates.


Advisory Board Members

Patrick Fitzgerald - Chair, TCPS Alum, Attorney Charles T. Capute, LLC

Laura P. Heikes - Vice Chair, Senior Vice President, Government Community Relations Officer Shore United Bank

Pamela Clay - TCPS alum and former parent, retired TCPS Curriculum Supervisor

Gwen Fike - TCPS Parent and Volunteer

Rebecca Firth, Ph.D. - Former TCPS Parent, Retired Teacher and Learning Specialist

Michael Fisher, MD - Former TCPS Parent. Gastroenterology Specialist, University of Maryland Community Medical Group

Greta Gartman - Fifth Grade Teacher, Easton Elementary - Moton

Jeremy Hillyard - Spanish Teacher, Easton High School

Juanita Hopkins - TCPS alum and former parent, Attorney, Talbot County Board of Education Member


F. Graham Lee - Former TCPS Parent, Vice President for Philanthropy, Shore Regional Health


Victoria Gomez Lozano - TCPS Parent, Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, Chesapeake Multicultural
Resource Center

Richard Marks - Chief Executive Officer, Arbre Group Holding Corp.

JoAnn Asparagus Murray - Former TCPS Parent, Former Talbot County Board of Education Member, Magistrate, Caroline County Circuit Court

Ty Russ - TCPS Parent, Chief Financial Officer, JASCO

David Short, CPA - TCPS Parent, Former TCPS Board Member and PTO President, Managing Partner, Weaver Mavity Short Associates, LLC