BOOST Advisory Board Members

The BOOST Advisory Board has seven members: two members appointed by the Governor, two members appointed by the President of the Senate, two members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates, and one member jointly appointed by the President and the Speaker to serve as the chair.

Board Chair:

Matt Gallagher

President & CEO, Goldseker Foundation


Marva Jo Camp, Esquire

Law Offices of Marva Jo Camp

Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick

Former State Superintendent of Schools
Co-Director, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Elizabeth A. Green, Esquire

Pessin Katz Law, P.A

Dr. Mary Ellen Hrutka

Associate Provost, Academic Operations, Maryland University of Integrative Health

Dr. A. Skipp Sanders

Former Deputy State Superintendent of Schools
Former Associate School Superintendent for the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Former Executive Director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum


Contact Information

Valerie Jennings Carpenter, MPA
Nonpublic Schools BOOST Program Manager
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0444