Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the fiduciary and legally responsible body governing MLW. Members include parents of delegates, former staff members, members of partner organizations and clients of outreach programs.

Executive Committee

  • Eliot Pfanstiehl, Chair, President and CEO, Strathmore Hall
  • Sean M. Looney, Vice Chair, Vice President, State Government Affairs, Comcast
  • Jennifer Smith, Treasurer, Finance Director, Strathmore Hall
  • Kim Coble, Secretary, VP ERP, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.
  • Olivia Keithley, Chair, MLW Program Committee
  • Anita Anderson, Executive Director (ex-officio)


Larry Culleen, Partner, Arnold and Porter

Derryck Fletcher, Vice President, Youth Development, Y in Central Maryland

Jason Israel, US Navy

Marcy Leonard, Principal, Howard County Public Schools

Renee M. Winsky, President, Leadership Maryland

Betty Morgan, Morgan Education Group 

Susan C. Simmons, Director, Caroline County Recreation & Parks

The Honorable Cathleen Vitale, Delegate, Maryland House of Delegates

Betty Weller, President, Maryland State Education Association


Make Your Contribution


As a non-profit organization, MLW relies on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to provide our programs at a below market cost so that any student may attend regardless of ability to pay the tuition. Your donation provides scholarship support so that more students experience the MLW magic.