Board and Staff

The Board of Directors of Sumner Hall represents a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and skills. Members are teachers, business owners, nonprofit management professionals, artists, musicians, builders, counselors, ministers and community leaders. We are a working board who takes responsibility for managing the corporation and our programs. Part time staff support is provided by Gordon Wallace, Jr., Communications and Media Coordinator, and Cheryl S. Hoopes, Manager of Membership and Administrative Services. Contact us by email ( or by phone (443-282-0023).

Larry Wilson, President
Ruth Shoge, First Vice-President
Barbara Barrett Foster, Second Vice-President
Cheryl Vauls, Secretary
Yvette Hynson, Treasurer

Jana Carter
Marc Dykeman
Abraham Hunter
Nivek Johnson
William Leary
Tom McHugh
Sam Moore
Milford Murray
Harold Sommerville
Doncella Wilson

Ex-Officio Director
Robert Ingersoll, Immediate Past President