Here is the 2013-14 slate of incoming directors and committee members for the Alumnae & Alumni of Goucher College (AAGC), effective July 1, 2013:
Board of Directors
President (two-year term)
Steven M. Klepper ’97: A principal of Kramon & Graham, P.A., a law firm in downtown Baltimore, Klepper focuses his practice on civil and criminal appeals and insurance coverage. He has taught a course on Supreme Court history at Goucher. Beyond his service to Goucher, Steve is the Baltimore regional manager for the University of Virginia Law School Foundation. He lives with his wife, Meredith, and his two children, Vivian and Malcolm, in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore.
Vice president (two-year term)
Todd Eric Hawkins M.A.A.A. ’10: As the manager of finance and a project manager for Public Art for Public Schools in New York City, Hawkins has overseen more than 45 projects from the commissioning of artists to the installation of final work. As part of this role, Hawkins manages the Sites for Students Program, which allows artists and students to work together to develop permanent public art for new school buildings. A resident of Brooklyn, NY, Hawkins also is the managing director of Theatre East, a nonprofit company that produces world premiere plays Off-Broadway. Todd also serves as co-chair of the Americans for the Arts Emerging Leader Council, an elected working advisory body that assists in promoting development and networking opportunities for emerging arts professionals nationwide.
Secretary (two-year term)
Margaret Wood ’08 is an environmental planner at the Philadelphia Water Department, where she works in the Public Affairs Division. She manages a new program, Rain Check, which teaches city residents how to help reduce water pollution by managing storm water runoff. A biology major with a minor in English, Wood discovered this career path by combining her interests in people and sustainability. She completed a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012.
Alumna Trustee (three-year term)
Jerriann Myers Wilson ’62: After majoring in education, Wilson launched a 43-year career by joining the Child Life Department at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. There, she helped children adjust to healthcare experiences through play and preparation for procedures. She started a similar program at a sister hospital and directed the Hopkins program for 33 years. At Goucher, Wilson is a Class Fund Manager and in 2012 was awarded the AAGC Public Service Award. She volunteers with the Hopkins Medical Archives and several local organizations including the Village Learning Place and the Hamilton Street Club.
Directors (three-year term)
Kara M. Bundy ’02: At Goucher, Bundy created her own major by combining sociology, psychology, women’s studies, and Spanish, which culminated in the production of a theatrical thesis, “We are the Ones: An Exploration of Resistance and Otherness.” Since graduating, Bundy has worked with several nonprofit and international education programs and studied marketing at the Wharton School of Business. She now runs a successful marketing and development consultancy. Bundy lives with her husband and two daughters in Bethesda, MD.
Alice Kennedy ’97: As sustainability coordinator for the City of Baltimore, Kennedy provides legislative support, strategic planning, and community engagement strategies to forward the city’s Sustainability Plan and its complementary programs and projects. She also is responsible for the city’s Annual Sustainability Report. Kennedy serves as a member of the Steering Committee of Baltimore Green Schools Network—a partnership between the Office of Sustainability, Baltimore City Public Schools, and environmental partner organizations. Previously, Kennedy led the Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge, the first project that the Office of Sustainability spearheaded as a direct result of the Sustainability Plan. She and her daughter live in Baltimore.
Craig Wolinski ’98: As a property manager with Corporate Office Properties Trust, Wolinski focuses primarily on meeting the specialized requirements of U.S. Government agencies and defense contractors engaged in defense information technology and national security-related activities. He has been serving as a board member for Goucher’s Blue & Gold Society for more than five years. He and his wife, Elizabeth “Beth” Edwards Wolinski ’98, live in Perry Hall, MD, with their daughter, Aubrey.
Graduate Director (three-year term)
Jesse J. Holland Jr. M.F.A. ’12: The Supreme Court writer for The Associated Press in Washington, DC, Holland is the author of Black Men Built The Capitol: Discovering African American History In and Around Washington, D.C. (Globe Pequot, 2007). A former White House and Congressional reporter, Holland was named to TheRoot.com’s list of 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2011 and is the youngest person on the University of Mississippi’s Top 50 Journalism Graduates. Holland hails from Holly Springs, MS, and lives in Bowie, MD. He is working on a book about slavery inside the White House.
Nominating Committee (three-year term)
Melissa Hill Justice ’87: Justice is a loan processor with NVR Inc., builder of Ryan Homes and NVR Homes, after having been a stay-at-home mother for seven years. She earned a master’s of business administration in finance from Loyola University Maryland and an associate’s degree in paralegal studies from Stevenson University. A recipient of the Jenifer Mitchell Reed Award, Justice has served as an AAGC director, a member of its executive committee, and as its secretary. She and her husband live in Berlin, MD, with their two sons.
Evan Marx ’11: A resident of Denver, CO, Marx is a sales coordinator with Booking.com, which is the world leader in booking accommodations online. After spending a year with Hilton Hotels in Denver, CO, Marx also worked at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. While at Goucher, Marx was a psychology major and served in several leadership positions with the a capella group, Red Hot Blue.
Nancy Tunnessen ’63: A lifelong volunteer for her church, children, the arts, education, and peace, Tunnessen also has been an elementary school teacher, religious educator, member of Goucher’s Alumnae/i Fund staff, and currently works part time in retail sales. She has served on the board of directors of three Girl Scout Councils, hospital and art museum volunteer groups, several peace and justice organizations, and on the vestries of two churches. At Goucher, her volunteer service includes having served as president of the AAGC, chair of the Annual Giving Committee, the Nominating Committee, the International Travel Committee, and of the Class of 1963’s 50th Reunion Committee. She is a resident of Chapel Hill, NC.