Ocean City Today

Business Briefs 01/05/2018

Jan 04, 2018
Allen C. Brown, Sr.

New board members

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore has announced three new members to the board of directors, which is comprised of area business and community leaders knowledgeable about the needs of the Lower Shore region.

The board members guide the direction of the foundation and oversee operations including investment management and grant making.

New members to the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore Board of Directors:

Allen C. Brown, Sr. retired from the Wicomico County Board of Education as an assistant superintendent for Student Services. His service to numerous charitable boards is a testament to his commitment to the Lower Shore community. He is a lifelong resident of Salisbury and has one son, a daughter-in-law and two grandsons who reside in Christiana, Tennessee.

Ginnie Malone was a teacher at Salisbury School until she began her current career in real estate in 2001. She currently serves on several charitable boards and committees, including the CFES Women’s Fund Advisory Committee. She resides in Salisbury with her husband of 42 years, Bob, and has two children and four grandchildren.

Jan Perdue since retiring from her first full 12-year term as a Foundation board member has continued to serve on the Community Needs and Education Grants committees, as well as many charitable board positions. A former educator, her love of education, children and the arts has continued to be fulfilled through her many volunteer positions.

Retiring from their position on the foundation’s board of directors are Susan Purnell, Charles Goslee and Jim Morris. All three retiring board members have plans to continue service to the foundation through volunteer positions on various Community Foundation committees.

To view a complete list of Community Foundation board members, committee members and corporate members, visit www.CFES.org/people.

As leaders, grant makers and stewards of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore connects people who care to causes that matter for the common good of the Lower Eastern Shore.

The 501c3 nonprofit has provided more than $66 million in grants and scholarships to the local community since 1984. It collaborates with individuals, families and businesses to match their charitable interests with community needs and strengthens local nonprofits through grants and resources.

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