The Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation's FOURTH ANNUAL “Mission Possible – Celebrating TCPS Alumni and Supporting Teachers.”
The purpose of the event is to recognize distinguished alumni, celebrate Talbot County Public Education, and raise funds, awareness, and support for the Education Foundation.
Congratulations to our 2022 Distinguished Alumni!
The Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation engages the community in supporting excellence in public education and provides resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience for all.
The Education Foundation was formed in October of 2016 in partnership with the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Its mission is to engage the community in supporting excellence in public education and provide resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience for all.
David Short, CPA - Chair
Managing Partner, Weaver Mavity Short Associates, LLC, Former TCPS Board Member and PTO President, TCPS Parent
JoAnn Asparagus Murray - Vice Chair
Magistrate, Caroline County Circuit Court (Retired), Former Talbot County Board of Education Member, Former TCPS Parent
Pamela Clay - Secretary
TCPS Curriculum Supervisor (Retired), TCPS Alum and Former TCPS Parent
Mariana Albert Lesher - Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer, Sultana Education Foundation
Jessica Bellis - Chief Operating and Finance Officer, Avalon Foundation, Inc., TCPS Parent
Annie Decker Director of Utilization Management and Compliance (Retired), CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Former TCPS Parent
Michael Fisher, MD - Gastroenterology Specialist, University of Maryland Community Medical Group (Retired), Former TCPS Parent
Betsy Griffin - Executive Director of Advertising, APG Media of Chesapeake, TCPS Parent
Jeremy Hillyard - TCPS Spanish Teacher, Easton High School
Lindsey Higginbottom - Assistant Principal, Easton Elementary School, TCPS Alum
Juanita Hopkins - Attorney, Former Talbot County Board of Education Member, TCPS Alum and Former Parent
Ruth Ann Jones, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA- BC - Senior Vice President of Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer, UMMS Shore Regional Health (Retired) Former TCPS Parent
F. Graham Lee - Vice President for Philanthropy, Shore Regional Health (Retired), Former TCPS Parent
Berenice Orellana - Interpreter, Easton High School, TCPS Parent
Dale Rauch - TCPS Teacher (Retired), Former TCPS Parent
David "Ty" Russ, Jr. - Chief Financial Officer, JASCO, TCPS Alumnus, TCPS Parent
Vanessa Sullivan - TCPS Gifted and Talented Teacher
Vickie Wilson TCPS School Counselor and Student Services Worker(Retired)
Patrick Fitzgerald - Founding Chair
Attorney, TCPS Alum
Laura P. Heikes - Past Chair and Founding Member, TCPS Alum
Richard Marks - Founding Member, CEO, Paris Securities Corp.