Lynn Keckler obtained her Masters of Education Degree in Administration and Supervision from Loyola College in Baltimore, and held numerous positions with Anne Arundel County Public Schools including Special Education Teacher, Central Office Resource Teacher and Elementary School Administrator. Lynn taught for the Education Department of Anne Arundel Community College for many years, and served as Assistant Director of the TEACH Institute there. She currently serves as the Executive Director of His Hope Ministries located in Denton, Maryland. She previously served on the boards of the Friends of the Lighthouse Shelter and Caroline Habitat for Humanity.
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An entrepreneur and Real Estate agent with Long & Foster, I currently reside in Denton with my son. I am very passionate the people of the community I serve. I enjoy aiding families in search of a house to call home! Ambitious in all of my endeavors I also attend Salisbury University in pursuit of my second degree. With family a priority for me, and a boy mom on the go, I make every effort to spend it with my son who keeps me busy with his extracurricular activities.
Matt is a North Carolina native who moved to Denton in 2018 with his wife (Sarah) and two sons (James and Luke). He graduated from University of Richmond School of Law in 2009 and is a member of the Virginia Bar. However, Matt has spent almost his entire professional career in the field of cybersecurity and currently works for the security firm, CrowdStrike.
Doncella S. Wilson is a resident of Denton, MD, however a native of Queen Anne's County. She holds an Associate Degree in Human Services from Chesapeake College, both a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University. She is a State of Maryland Board Approved Licensed Master Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in the Human Service Profession. Doncella is currently employed full-time with the Kent County Local Management Board as a Systems of Care Coordinator. She is the President of Fireflies Denton, where she leads the team to provide Community Outreach Initiatives, and the Vice Chair for Women 4 Women a Domestic Violence Support Group. She also volunteers on the Equity in Excellence Committee for Caroline County Board of Education, the Wellness Coalition and the Mental Health Advisory Committee with Caroline County Health Department, and she is the Vice-President of Caroline County Tuckahoe Habitat for Humanity, Inc. Doncella is a member of the Caroline County NAACP and the Auxiliary with the American Legion Mannie Scott Post 193. Doncella has been appointed by Governor Hogan to serve on the Uninsured Employers Fund Board for four years, beginning in 2015. She was elected November 7, 2017 to serve a five-year term as a Council Member of the Denton Town Council in Denton, Maryland
Karen has served as the Clerk-Treasurer for the town of Denton since April 1996. She is a member of the Maryland Government Finance Officers Association and International Institute of Municipal Clerks and recently completed the IIMC Municipal Clerk's Training Program at the University of Delaware, Institute for Public Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy "Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Program." Karen also serves on the Caroline Summerfest Planning Committee. Over the years, she has served as 4-H Club Leader, a St. Luke's MYF Program Advisor, and a member of the Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. Karen is a life-long resident of the Eastern Shore of Maryland and a graduate of North Caroline High School.
Ken Clendaniel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Missions and Pastoral Studies from Hobe Sound Bible College. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University. After serving eleven years in full-time youth ministry, he transitioned to a senior pastor position in Glen Burnie, MD where he served for another eleven years. He currently serves as an ordained pastor of Bethlehem Wesleyan Church in Preston, MD. He has also participated in and led a number of overseas mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Guyana, South America.
Tracey is the Executive Director for the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce.She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Caroline County Office of Tourism and the Mid-Shore Regional Council. Tracey was born in Eighty-Four, Pennsylvania but has called Maryland her home for over 35 years. She lives in Denton and enjoys kayaking, camping and her beloved horses.
Andrew was born and raised in Denton, MD. After graduating from North Caroline High School, Class of ’05, he attended The University of Maryland, College Park and obtained a BS in Civil Engineering. Andrew has worked in the Construction Management field ever since, and has been the General Manager of Bob Breeding General Contractors, LLC since 2014, which is his family’s commercial construction company based in Denton and founded by his grandfather in 1969. Andrew also serves as a Trustee and Youth Director at Talbot Bible Church in Easton, MD. He resides in Denton with his wife, Cara, and son, Luke.
Justin is a well-known IT and Cybersecurity professional who has worked throughout the Fedreal Government and Critical Infrastructure sectors. Most recently, Justin formed Midshore Technology Services and Black Root Labs and has shifted his focus to State and Local Government and small business IT and cybersecurity. Justin has his bachelors and masters degrees in Cybersecurity through UMGC and more than a decade of experience in his fields. Working from his headquarters in Denton, MD, Justin serves customers across Maryland, the United States and around the Globe.
Kathleen Brenton is a real estate broker/ owner with Brenton Realty, LLC., and owner of Wye Property Management, LLC. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Mid Shore Board of Realtors. Kathleen and her family reside in Denton, Maryland.
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