Collington’s Board of Trustees draws upon the extensive knowledge of The Kendal Corporation, which has been serving older adults for more than 45 years. Board of Trustees members volunteer their time and talent to serve on Collington’s Board.
Alphonce Brown Jr
Alphonce currently serves as a consultant, following a distinguished career in philanthropy that includes service as president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, where he pioneered Kaleidoscope, developed by the Diversity Committee of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) under his leadership to support AFP’s strategic goal of connecting communities around the world by promoting diversity to donors, boards and fundraisers. He holds the AFCRE certification and is one of a handful of master trainers in the field. In 2009, he was named to Top 14 Most Influential Fundraisers in USA by Non-Profit Times, 2009. Alphonce serves on the Collington Board Leadership Development Committee, the Collington Foundation Board, as well as the Kendal Charitable Funds Board.
Finance Committee Chair
Will is an economist and serves as a Principal Analyst to the Congressional Budget Office. Will has held this position since 2010. As Collington Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair, Will works closely with Collington’s CFO in reviewing monthly financial statements, analyzing the annual budget and ensuring adherence to our investment policies. Will is further connected to Collington as his father lives within the community.
Sara, now retired, spent her career as an attorney and community organizer as well as in library service and legislative advocacy. All of which were in the not-for-profit realm. As a resident of Collington, Sara has chaired both the Fiscal Review and Sustainability Committee and also wrote a one-page document entitled “Resident Rights in Transition Decision-Making.” Sara is also a member of the Collington Foundation Board and serves on the Board Resident Services & Compliance Committee. As Board Secretary, Sara is tasked with signing documents on behalf of the Board, approving Board meeting minutes and also is able to sign corporate documents such as checks.
Randi has spent the last 15 years of her career in government relations, advocating policy positions with executive branch leaders, legislators and external stakeholders. Her current role is as Director for State Affairs of the Alzheimer’s Association in Washington DC. Previously she served the American Diabetes Association in Atlanta, GA. Randi is an attorney and has also held several roles within the legal field including Legislative Attorney to the Tennessee General Assembly and an Associate with the law firm Ortale, Kelley, Herbert & Crawford. Randi serves on the Board Resident Services & Compliance Committee.
After spending many years raising her 2 children, Linda Ewald spent 20 years working as an accountant for law firms and non-profits. During her time with various organizations, Linda learned many important skills such as multitasking, and how to read financial statements and audit statements. After her 20 years as an accountant, Linda spent time volunteering at St. Mark’s Church on Capitol Hill which helped her learn skills that would prepare her for her position on the Board. Additionally, she served as a treasurer for a Capital Campaign at St. Marks, and for the Resident’s Association at Collington. Linda looks forward to welcoming new ideas to the Board so that Collington can continue to be the rich and diverse community that it is today.
Peter is a retired surgeon and clinical professor and has held several leadership positions within the field of medicine over his decades long career. This includes service as Chairs of Surgery for York Hospital (York, PA), The Genesee Hospital (Rochester, NY) and St. Mary’s Hospital (Waterbury, CT). Peter continues to serve the field as a member of the Imperial College Department of Bioengineering Advisory Board (London, UK) and external examiner for Johns Hopkins University Department of Surgery. As a resident of Collington, Peter has served as Chair of the RA Health Services Committee and currently is Co-Chair of the Strategic Plan Implementation Health & Wellness Alliance. Peter serves on the Board Strategic Planning Committee.
Upper Marlboro, MD
Beverly Goggins spent many years of her life working as a registered nurse in New York, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Beverly started her career in the Army and spent 5 years as a Captain in the Army Nurse Corps. Additionally, she worked as a Nurse Education Specialist for Collington from 1993-2000 and later went on to work for various hospitals, medical centers and senior living communities.
Board Vice-Chair | Audit Committee Chair
Michael is a partner with the business law firm of Stroud Priest, L.L.C. in Washington, D.C. For the last seven years he served as the appointed Executive Director of the Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission, where he oversaw investigations and prosecutions of civil rights violations in the County and chaired the County’s Human Trafficking Task Force, which he helped establish. He is also an adjunct professor of Employment Law at the University of Maryland University College. As Board Vice-Chair, Michael serves in place of the Board Chair in his absence and, as Audit Committee Chair, he oversees the annual financial audit of Collington on behalf of the Board, working in conjunction with Collington’s Chief Financial Officer.
Leadership Development Committee Chair
Resident Services & Compliance Committee Chair
Mike is recently retired from full-time service to The Hilltop Institute at University of Maryland Baltimore County where he served as Deputy Director since 1996. Hilltop provides financial and data management services for the Maryland Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid). Prior to The Hilltop Institute, Mike served in various executive positions in community health and Medicaid managed care in Arizona and the Navajo Nation. Mike currently serves part-time as adjunct faculty in health administration and policy at University of Maryland Baltimore County. As Board Chair, Mike leads the governance functions of Collington and convenes the Board six times a year. As Leadership Development Committee Chair, Mike oversees the recruitment and onboarding of new Board Members as well as make committee assignment recommendation to the Board and plans educational sessions for the Board.
Adam Osteryoung works as an Inspections Specialist for Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Previously Adam worked as an Auditor for Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP where he led his team in the planning and execution of independent financial statement audits of global, national and regional clients to satisfy SEC reporting requirements. Outside of his professional life, Adam volunteered as the Director at Neighborhood Health Center where he oversaw strategic planning and financial reporting. He currently is a Trustee of the Comis Foundation which was established by Collington residents in 2013. He is actively involved in the annual grant-making cycle, funding decisions, monitoring of funded programs, and regulatory and tax compliance.
Port Republic, MD
Norman has served at various times on the Collington Board of Directors from nearly our very beginnings. He had a 40-year career as a management analyst in the U. S. Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services. He retired from service as Chief of Staff to one of the agency heads at the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before and even since his retirement in 2001, Norman has performed a variety of services to the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, including Chair of the Finance Committee. Norman currently serves on the the Board Resident Services and Compliance Committee and the Audit Committee.
Severna Park, MD
Peter is an attorney and geriatrician. He currently serves as President of Severn Health Solutions which provides consultation on drug research and development. Over his nearly 50-year career, Peter has held such positions as Director, Medicine Staff of the US Food and Drug Administration and Chief Medical Officer for CHC Corporation which operated over 2500-beds within numerous extended care facilities. Additionally, Peter has held numerous leadership roles with boards and councils including Chair of US Adopted Names Council, Chair of MedDATA Foundation and Chair of American Board of Legal Medicine. Peter currently serves on the Board Resident Services & Compliance Committee.
Mike has been engaged in the mortgage banking and real estate investment industry since 1974 and is currently the CFO of Ness-Twigg, a real estate development company based in North Bethesda, MD. Michael is President of the Rotary Club of College Park, a former member of the Board of The Queen Anne School, former Senior Warden of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, and the former president of the College Heights Estates Civic Association. Michael joined the University of Maryland School of Music Board of Visitors in 2012 and was elected Treasurer in 2013. Mike serves on the Board Finance Committee.
Jeffrey is a retired Operations/Logistics/Acquisition Officer of the US Air Force having served for nearly 20 years. During this time, he had responsibilities that ranged from program manager for all command and control system for the HQ Air Combat Command Logistics Directorate at Langley AFB to Air Force logistics planner for the Deployable Joint Task Force 140 CADRE and many other assignments. After retiring from the military, Jeffrey spent 17 years as a senior analyst for Analytic Services (ANSER), Inc. where he provided program management expertise to international, DoD, Joint Staff and Service organizations. Jeffrey has also committed a great deal of his time to volunteer service within the Episcopal Church. He currently serves on the Board Resident Services & Compliance Committee.
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