Hi, I'm David
WHERE I COME FROM
David was born and raised here, in Wicomico County, graduating from Bennett High School and Salisbury University.
A THRIVING CAREER
David has practical experience and leadership to serve on the Wicomico Board of Education.
David is an experienced leader who has...
served on the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation Committee since 2013, and as Chairman since 2014;
served on the Mayor's Environmental Policy Task Force in 2020, appointed by Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day; and
served on the Wicomico County Charter Review Committee in 2021, being appointed by the Wicomico County Council.
David has been a public servant since 2008, working at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, currently as the Controller. In this role, he has provided the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the Foundation has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the Foundation and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency to benefit this community. Prior to the Community Foundation, David worked for nearly ten years in a regional architectural, engineering, and surveying firm.
After graduating from Bennett High School, David attended Salisbury University where he received his Bachelors of Science from the Perdue School of Business, in Information Systems Management. He then attended the University of Maryland University College and received his Masters of Science in Management with a Finance specialization, and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit and Association Financial Management. In 2021, David received a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
David is an alumni of Shore Leadership - class of 2017. He is also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Society for Human Resource Management. In 2018, David served on the Wicomico Public Libraries strategic planning committee. In 2019 and 2020, David was appointed by the Wicomico County Board of Education as the parent liaison to the Board's Parent Advisory Committee, from Pinehurst Elementary School.
David received a Maryland Open Meetings Act Compliance Certificate from the University of Maryland Institute for Governmental Service & Research in 2016 and has been a Notary since 2006.
FAMILY & PERSONAL LIFE
David and his wife Ashlee have four children attending Wicomico County Public Schools and are members of Asbury United Methodist Church. Ashlee is Treasurer of Pinehurst Elementary School PTA and Secretary of Asbury United Methodist Women.
As with David's past and current volunteer, appointed, and elected positions, David has the necessary time and passion to dedicate to serving on the Board of Education.