Advisory Board & Team
The St. Michaels Community Center is guided by an advisory board. Current advisors include:
President, Debbie Collison
Vice President, Kathy Lash
Secretary, Rene Stevenson
Treasurer, Harley Gates
Laura Chance, Mattie Fountain, Delegate Johnny Mautz, Jen Shatwell, Sharon Shenk, Chief Anthony Smith, William Thomas, Robert Tiernan, Katrina Whittington, Lee Yerkes, Shawn Carter, Jeffrey Quartner, Sharon Poore, Karen Smyth and Mark Van Fleet
Trish Payne, Executive Director
Trish is a long-time resident of Talbot County and, since 2004, St. Michaels. She came to SMCC following a 28-year career in banking. Trish also has enjoyed a lifetime of experience in the performing arts as a performer, 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 Manager
Marianne Jackson, Assistant to the Executive Director
Marianne returns to SMCC to help with advertising, marketing, brochures, grants, events and more. Basically, she does whatever Trish needs her to do. She is a past Board Member and volunteer and has a long history with SMCC back almost to its inception. She is excited to be back and we are excited to have her!
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.)