Our Board of Directors
Catherine works in management at a local cold weather shelter and as a residential supervisor. She is the proud parent of 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
Member at Large
Christopher is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. He is board certified in family psychiatry and addictions. Christopher is happily married and the proud parent of two children.
Member at Large
Nancy was part of the visionary team that formed Rise Up Hagerstown. She is a pastor at a local Disciples of Christ congregation and authorized for ministry by the Methodist church. Nancy is happily married and the proud parent of two children, and a proud grandparent.
Rob serves as our board Chair, and is a co-founder of Rise Up Hagerstown. He is an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ and holds a Master of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry with a concentration in spirituality. He lives in Hagerstown with his husband (a D.C. Police Officer) and has 5 children and 9 grandchildren. As a progressive Christian leader, Rob believes and teaches that social justice is an expression of our faith.
Michael serves as our Treasurer and as a member of the board, and is a co-founder of Rise Up Hagerstown. He also volunteers his time and expertise as our administrator. Michael served with the Marine Corps and Maryland Army National Guard as an administrator, and currently serves various churches in the Hagerstown area. He is passionate about serving others as an expression of humanity and of his faith.