New Board for Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation
The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) Foundation is pleased to announce the arrival of five new members to its Board of Directors. The following new Board members will serve three-year terms spanning from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017:
- Samuel J. Brown has practiced law in Annapolis for more than 30 years at the firm of Hillman, Brown & Darrow. A graduate of Annapolis High School and Anne Arundel Community College, Mr. Brown later earned degrees in political science, history and English from the University of Virginia before attending the Washington College Law School at American University, where he was class president. Mr. Brown has received numerous professional accolades over his career, and has also held positions on many community boards. He currently resides in Annapolis with his wife.
- S. Hamilton Chaney is the owner and operator of the Herrington Harbour Marina Resort, where he has worked as an administrator for the past 15 years. After graduating from North Carolina State University with a degree in engineering, Mr. Chaney worked as an engineering consultant in Annapolis before assuming a position at Herrington Harbour. Mr. Chaney has also helped to preserve and restore numerous historic structures in Maryland, many of which have been moved to the historic village and museum he co-owns. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, and is a past president of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland.
- Dolores Duncan-White is a retired U.S. Naval commander who earned numerous military decorations over her 23-year career. Cdr. Duncan-White was born and raised in Louisiana, earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern University in Baton Rouge before receiving her commission through the school’s Naval Reserves Officer Training Corps. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Science from the Command and General Staff College. Since her retirement from the military, Cdr. Duncan-White has served on numerous community boards and has worked as the Assistant Athletic Director for the United States Naval Academy. She currently lives in Annapolis with her husband.
- William J. Hufnell has been the founder and principal at Annapolis-based Bay Point Wealth Management for 14 years. Earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Georgia State University and a master’s degree in finance from Johns Hopkins University, Mr. Hufnell went on to become licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. He worked for a Fortune 100 corporation for a decade before founding his own financial planning company. He is an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
- Janet S. Owens served as the first female County Executive for Anne Arundel County from 1998 to 2006. Born in Annapolis, she graduated from Southern High School before earning her bachelor’s degree at George Washington University. Ms. Owens went on to obtain a master’s degree in education administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has a long history of service to Anne Arundel County, including leadership roles with the county’s Housing Authority, Department of Aging, and Orphan’s Court. Ms. Owens sits on many community boards and has received several accolades for her service to the public. She has been the Board Chair of the University of Maryland-Baltimore Foundation since 2010. She currently resides in Crownsville.
About the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation: In 2006, the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation was formed as a separate, private nonprofit organization to enhance the county’s library system. The mission of the Library Foundation is to develop sustainable support for a model library system with enhanced library resources and services otherwise unsupported by county, state, and federal funds. The Foundation’s vision is to contribute to a vibrant Anne Arundel County where access to knowledge and technology improves the ability of all residents to achieve in a complex society. The Foundation can be found online at www.libraryfirst.org.