Chester Watershed Advisory Board

ShoreRivers has dedicated Advisory Boards for each major subwatershed within the organization's territory. The Chester Watershed Advisory Board is chartered specifically to oversee grassroots restoration and protection of the Chester River. 

Thomas Pierson, Co-Chair
Retired IT Executive; sailing coach and instructor

Vic Pfeiffer, Co-Chair
Retired HR executive

Richard Budden
Coldwell Banker, senior realtor

Scott Budden
Orchard Point Oyster Co. LLC, President

Marian Fry
Partner, Fair Hill Farms, Inc. Certified Organic Dairy and Grain Farm

Robert Ingersoll
Part owner/manager of Silver Hill Farm, alternative energy advocate/consultant

Toby Lloyd
Turnrow, LLC, President; USDA, former Chief of Farm Programs

Andrew McCown
Echo Hill Outdoor School, Associate Director

Matt Nielsen
Corsica Farm, Operator and organic farmer; Homestead Farms, operations

Gail Owings
Eastern Shore Heritage, Inc., Executive Director

Taylor Porter
National Marking Manager, Dixon Valve

Brook Schumann
Johns Hopkins University Hospital, nurse. Crow Farm and Vineyard

Brennan Starkey
Starkey Farms Company specializing in spinach and grains, President

Ben Tilghman
The Hermitage, Owner and farmer, a family-run farm since 1659

Jon Wasserman
R&D New Product Engineer, Paul Reed Smith Guitars

Anna Wolgast
EPA Deputy General Counsel and Appeals Judge (retired); past Executive Director of Chester River Association