Miles-Wye-Choptank

Miles-Wye-Choptank Watershed Advisory Board

ShoreRivers has dedicated Advisory Boards for each major subwatershed within the organization's territory. The Miles-Wye-Choptank Watershed Advisory Board is chartered specifically to oversee grassroots restoration and protection of the Miles, Wye, and Choptank rivers and Eastern Bay.


Bruce Abel, Co-Chair
Sr. Vice President and COO, C.R. Daniels, Inc., worked with the American Lyme Disease Association and Teddy Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

Meta Boyd, Co-Chair
Served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, The Women’s Hospital Board, and Board of Trustees of The Garrison Forest School, co-chairing the development committee for eight years

William A. Anderson, II
Environmental Lawyer; Harvard Law

Dirk Bartlett
Former Talbot County Councilman; Director of Business Development at Ilex Construction

Barbara Boyd
Founding Faculty of the Marine Academy of Science and Technology; Congressional recognition for environmental achievements; clean water advocate

Cliff Coppersmith
President, Chesapeake College

William “Joe” Cotten
Microbiologist, Protenergy Natural Foods, Inc.

Dr. Thomas Fisher
Professor at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, specializing in terrestrial and atmospheric nutrients and how they affect aquatic systems, nutrient recycling, and primary production of aquatic systems

Brice Gamber
Senior VP of the Chubb Insurance Group; former Chair of the Coastal and Watershed Resources Advisory Committee to MD DNR

Tim Junkin
Founder of Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy; trial lawyer; author

John Kelly
President of Kelly Benefit Strategies; cycling enthusiast

Tom Leigh
Lifelong Wye River waterbug, biologist, former Riverkeeper, advocate, sailor

Gene Lopez
Financial lawyer, retired

Larry Rovin
Retired corporate lawyer; docent at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum; volunteer mediator with Midshore Community Mediation

Jane Selden
Board of Trustees, Oxford Community Center; Program Development, Center for Humanistic Change; Volunteer Coordinator, Chesapeake Film Festival; Contributing Artist, Rodale Press

Buck Waller
Real estate property management, retired

Colin Walsh
Member of the Board of Directors at Pickering Creek Audubon Center

Daniel Watson
Operated a small commercial real estate development and consulting firm in Baltimore for 40 years, and also was the major financial backer and CFO of a successful healthcare IT company, active with Talbot Mentors

Kristin Weed
President and co-founder, Kent Island Beach Clean Ups

Peter Welling
Farmer; lawyer; avid outdoorsman

Nick Carter (Emeritus)
Maryland Critical Areas Commission for Caroline County; Retired, Maryland Department of Natural Resources