From the Office of Governor Martin O’Malley:
Governor Martin O’Malley today announced appointments to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees and the Anne Arundel School Board Nominating Commission.
“All of these members are strong Maryland leaders with a commitment to the state’s educational programs and our students’ success,” said Governor O’Malley. “These appointees will bring a wealth of diverse experiences and expertise to the responsibilities of each body.”
The Harford Community College Board of Trustees
Governor O’Malley appointed Rich Norling (District D) and Conrad E. Hunter (at-large) to the Harford County Community College Board of Trustees, and reappointed the current chairman, Bryan E. Kelly (at-large), Doris Carey (District A), and John Haggerty (District C).
Richard D. Norling is the StateStat director for the Department of Natural Resources and the former chair of the Harford County Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission. Norling was previously the program coordinator for the Ocean Energy Licensing Program at NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and before that, staff director of two subcommittees of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. He is also the owner and manager of Deer Creek Farm, a thoroughbred race horse farm in Darlington. Norling earned a BS in Mathematics and a BA and MA in Political Science from Ohio State University. He resides in Darlington.
Conrad E. Hunter, Sr. is a pastor at the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church and a retired Anne Arundel County educator and administrator. He has served his community as a commissioner on the Housing Authority of Havre de Grace; as a member of the Harford County Branch of the NAACP and as the vice president of the Susquehanna Ministerium, also in Havre de Grace. He earned a BS in Elementary Education and a MS in Education Administration and Supervision from Morgan State University, with additional graduate work at Goucher, Coppin and Loyola Colleges, and St. Mary’s Seminary and Ecumenical Institute. He resides in Havre de Grace.
The current chairman, Bryan E. Kelly, is the managing partner and owner of The Kelly Group, providing personal financial planning. Doris Carey is a retired Harford County teacher. John Haggerty is a former athletic director at the Harford County Community College.
Regarding his appointment, Norling said, “I am happy the Governor has entrusted me to help oversee the future of higher education in Harford County. I look forward to building on Harford Community College’s progress in making quality education and job skills training as widely available as possible. Education has played a very important role in my life, enabling me to change careers several times, and I hope to play a role in making those opportunities available to all Harford County residents.”