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Board of Directors

The Center is governed by a Board of Directors that provides strategic direction and oversight for the organization. Our current board members include:


MattSteinhilber_BoardMatthew G. Steinhilber, Esq.


Matt is the Deputy General Counsel of the ACA Compliance Group, a leading provider of regulatory compliance products and solutions, cybersecurity and risk assessments, performance services, and technology solutions to regional, national, and global firms in the financial services industry.


Carlton G. Epps, Sr.

Vice President

Over the Past 30 years, Carlton has managed finance and accounting functions and operational elements for the federal, state, and local government, as well as private and not for profit corporations. He is a decorated veteran of combat in Southeast Asia.


Jeff Shinrock

Vice President

Jeff is the Principal for Red Eagle Development. He provides management, technology, market planning strategies, sustainable construction and business solutions for corporate, government, non-profit, and construction clients.


Michael Fowler, PE


Mike is a senior water resources engineer with 20 years’ experience in watershed planning, stormwater management, stream and wetland assessments and restoration, floodplain studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, design of stormwater management systems, and water quality monitoring.


Anwer Ahmed, PE, DWRE, ENV SP

Anwer serves as the ARCADIS Water Division’s Stormwater and Watersheds Practice Leader for the Technical Knowledge and Innovative Pillar. Anwer has over 25 years of professional experience in water resources engineering, watershed planning, urban stormwater management, MS4 compliance, and green infrastructure.


Eric BerntsenEric K. Berntsen, PH, CFM

Eric is a habitat restoration specialist with the Kalispel Natural Resources Department in Usk, Washington. He has over 15 years of international experience in hydrology, geomorphology, stream and floodplain management and restoration, erosion and sediment control, low impact development, and landscape design.


KarenEvans_BoardKaren L. Evans

Karen joined Whiting-Turner as a project engineer in 1985 and became Vice President in 2012.  She has been planning and constructing building projects for various clients such as IBM Corporation, T. Rowe Price Associates, Corporate Office Properties Trust, and University of Maryland Medical Systems.  Karen also serves as the company’s Mid-Atlantic Regional LEED Coordinator which focuses on the latest technologies, tools and processes for sustainable buildings.


Richard E. Hall

Richard is the Secretary of Planning and was appointed to the position by Governor Martin O’Malley in January 2007. An employee of the Maryland Department of Planning since 1992, Secretary Hall has more than 20 years of professional planning experience in private practice as well as at the municipal, county and state levels. Secretary Hall is a Maryland native and harbors a broad knowledge of the state’s natural, built and cultural environments as well as its people.


Rhea Harris

Rhea serves as the Assistant Secretary/ Chief of Staff for the MD Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. She has been in this position since May 2012. Prior to this position, Rhea served as the Legislative Director for the Department for 10 years. She is actively involved in the day to day operations of the Department which includes managing the Department’s Headquarters office in Towson, and implementing the standards of the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2012. She manages the Board and Commissions of the Department as well as advises the Secretary and Deputy Secretaries.


Gregory “Scott” Lang

Scott Lang is a Senior Vice President with KCI Technologies. KCI is a 1200 person multi-discipline civil and infrastructure engineering firm and Scott leads the firm’s Construction Management Discipline, which provides owner’s representative and at-risk construction services on projects in 15 states from Texas to Pennsylvania. Prior to joining KCI, Scott retired from the US Navy in 1998 after a career as a Civil Engineer and Navy diver.


Willy MooreWilliam H. Moore

Willy is a Vice President and Owner of Southway Builders, Inc., a general contracting company that builds in both the commercial and multi-family residential markets, while having expertise in new construction, adaptive re-use, historic, and sustainable projects within the Mid-Atlantic region.



Scott ScarfoneScott Scarfone

Scott, ASLA, is principal a,t and founder of, Oasis Design Group, a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a registered landscape architect in eight states and a certified professional horticulturist. In practice for 19 years, Scarfone has a broad range of design and project management experience ranging from large-scale planning and urban design to development of site-specific landscape design solutions and complex planting designs.


Jackie SchingeckJacquie Schingeck

As the Vice President of Business Development at Century Engineering, Inc. Jacquie oversees the marketing/ business development for 6 offices. Her expertise includes, but is not limited to, developing strategy, generating leads, proposal preparation, public relations, website, and corporate events.


Alan VicoryAlan H. Vicory, Jr. P.E., BCEE

Alan is the Executive Director and Chief Engineer for Stantec in Columbus, OH. He leads other professionals in water resource efforts related to watershed planning, stormwater control and floodplain management.




To learn more about the Board or Board service contact Hye Yeong Kwon at