Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees has the rights, powers, and authority of the board of trustees as may be granted to it by the board, including acting on behalf of the board when appropriate, overseeing Foundation operations, initiating changes to Foundation Policy and may authorize the seal of the Corporation to be affixed to all papers which may require the same.

Members of the Executive Committee include the chairs of the foundation committees, the executive officers of the board, and other persons as the chair of the board may appoint. In addition, the President of the Foundation, (Vice President of University Relations,) the Vice President/Secretary of the Foundation, (Assistant Vice President of University Relations,) the Chief Financial Officer (Assistant Vice President for Administration for University Relations) and the President of the University of Maryland shall serve as ex-officio members of the executive committee.

The Executive Committee shall meet at least three times a year and shall record its actions in minutes submitted to board at the succeeding board of trustees meeting or as the board of trustees determines.


V. Raymond Ferrara `70
President and CEO
Pro Vise Management Group LLC
Geoff J. Gonella `90
Chair, Executive Committee
President and Managing Partner
Cornerstone Government Affairs LLC
Sharon L. Akers `78
Vice President, Corporate Relations
St. John Properties
Carlton M. Arrendell `84
Capricorn 25 Development LLC
Richard M. Finkelstein `72
Merit Builders Inc.
Karen B. Levenson `76
At Large
Timothy F. Maloney
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
Paul S. Mandell `95
Consero Group
Marvin H. Rabovsky `81
Alliant Companies
Craig A. Thompson, Esq. `92, `95
Venable LLP


Jackie Lewis
President, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Vice President, University Relations

Michael King
Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Assistant Vice President, Administration