Advisory Board & Team
aThe St. Michaels Community Center is guided by a volunteer Advisory Board. Current Advisors include:
President, John Stumpf
Vice President, Carolina Barksdale
Secretary, Robert Tiernan
Treasurer, Harley Gates
Cheri Bruce-Phipps, Laura Chance, Karen Footner, Mattie Fountain, Travis Johnson, Joan McNamara, Capt. Jeff Oswald, Delores Pinder, Jeff Quartner, Sharon Shenk, Langley Shook, William Thomas, and Katrina Whittington
Trish Payne, Executive Director
Trish is a long-time resident of Talbot County and St. Michaels. She came to SMCC following a 28-year career in the financial industry. Trish also has enjoyed a lifetime of experience in the performing arts as an actress, dancer, singer, director, singer and even a professional clown! She has always been involved and active in the community, and she continues to thrive on being of service in her hometown and the Bay Hundred area.
Karen Moaney, Treasure Cove Thrift Store Manager
Karen is a lifelong resident of St. Michaels and first came to work at the SMCC to work with teens, after-school children and special events. In November 2012, Karen was appointed to her current position, and we are grateful for her energy, enthusiasm and laughter!
Amy DeWitt, Youth Programs Coordinator
Amy joined our SMCC family in 2013 and as of January 2018 was been promoted
into her new position as Youth Program Coordinator. She has jumped
right into this new role with enthusiasm and we expect great things
to come for our Youth Programs.
Rose Palombo, Bookkeeper
Rose joined our SMCC family in 2013. She has become a valuable asset and, most importantly, she keeps all of the rest of us on track! (Not an easy job.)