From Harford Community College:
Richard D. Norling (District D) and Cordell E. Hunter, Sr. (at-large) have been appointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Governor Martin O’Malley. He also reappointed the current chairman, Bryan E. Kelly (at-large), as well as Board members Doris Carey (District A), and John Haggerty (District C).
Richard Norling is the StateStat Director for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the former chair of the Harford County Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission. He served as chair of the Budget Advisory Board to the Harford County Council, 2000-2002. In addition, Norling was previously the program coordinator for the Ocean Energy Licensing Program, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and staff director of two subcommittees of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. He is the owner and manager of Deer Creek Farm, a thoroughbred race horse farm in Darlington. Norling earned a B.S. in mathematics and a B.A. and M.A. in political science from The Ohio State University. He earned a M.Phil., political science, from Yale University. He resides in Darlington.
Rev. Cordell Hunter is a retired Anne Arundel Public Schools educator and administrator. In addition, he has served as pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church since 1980, Director of Social Political Action, and Instructor for the Board of Examiners. He was recently appointed to the position of Presiding Elder of the Eastern District, Baltimore Annual Conference. Rev. Hunter has served his community as a Commissioner on the Housing Authority of Havre de Grace; Vice President of the Maryland State Conferences Branches, Chairperson of Regional Seven and member of the Harford County Branch of the NAACP. He also serves as the Vice President of the Susquehanna Ministerium, representative for the Faith Based Ministry for Census 2010, Harford County Government, and second term member of the Harford County State Central Committee. He serves as Chaplain for Upper Chesapeake Hospital Systems, District Six, Prince Hall Masons and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He earned a B.S. in elementary education and a M.S. in education administration and supervision from Morgan State University with additional graduate work at Goucher College, Coppin State University, Loyola University Maryland, and St. Mary’s Seminary and Ecumenical Institute. He resides in Havre de Grace.
Bryan Kelly, managing partner/owner of The Kelly Group, has been a member of the Board since 2005 and is currently serving his second term as Board Chair. He served as Vice Chair of the Board from 2008 to 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. Mr. Kelly, a Certified Financial Planner®, holds bachelor degrees in economics and finance from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a master’s degree in financial planning from The College for Financial Planning. He is co-chair of the Board of Directors of the UMBC Economics Visitors Council and was the 2007 UMBC Economics Alumnus of the Year. Mr. Kelly is former president of the executive committee for the Maryland Association of Community Colleges and former chair of the Advisory Board for the Academy of Finance at Edgewood High School. Mr. Kelly participated in Leadership Maryland, a statewide leadership development program. He is a member of Cambridge Investment Research’s National Leader Network. In addition, Mr. Kelly is a member of the Harford Leadership Academy Alumni Association.
Doris Carey was originally appointed to the Board in 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from St. Paul’s College and a master’s in education from Morgan State University. She completed 30 hours beyond her master’s in education administration and supervision from Loyola College. After 27 years, Mrs. Carey retired from the Harford County Public Schools. During her tenure with the public schools, Mrs. Carey served as an elementary and middle school teacher for 13 years, and she held the position of supervisor of federal programs for 14 years. Active in the community, Mrs. Carey serves as secretary to the Joppatowne Community Council, and she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hosanna Community House, serving as treasurer from 1995 to the present. In addition, Mrs. Carey is a charter member of Xi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and a former member of the Alliance of Black School Educators in Harford County.
Mr. Haggerty was first appointed to the Board in 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Maryland and a master’s in education from the University of Florida. He pursued advanced studies in higher education administration at the Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Haggerty is retired from Harford Community College where he served as an Associate Dean and Athletic Director. More recently, he was employed with Ripken Baseball in community relations related to the Cal Ripken World Series. As an active community member, Mr. Haggerty served on the Maryland Real Estate Commission, the Harford County Board of Parks and Recreation, the Board of Directors of the Central Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross, and was President of the New Harford Democratic Club.
From left: (front row) – Doris Carey and John Haggerty; (back row) – Cordell E. Hunter, Sr., Bryan E. Kelly, and Richard D. Norling. Mr. Norling (District D) and Rev. Hunter (at-large) have been appointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Governor Martin O’Malley. He also reappointed the current chairman, Mr. Kelly (at-large), as well as Board members Doris Carey (District A), and Mr. Haggerty (District C).