CBF Pays Tribute to Incoming
and Rotating Board Members
Joanne S. Berkley of Norfolk, Virginia, has been a
leading advocate for CBF’s efforts in Hampton
Roads for more than three decades. She also
serves as a member of the Board of Directors of
Citizens for Fort Monroe National Park, the Ivor
Foundation, Norfolk Historical Society, The
Planning Council, Wetlands Watch, and Hampton
Roads Naval History. She is an officer of the Jamestowne Society and
a member of the Redwood Garden Club. Ms. Berkley has served as
an Ex-Officio Member of CBF’s Board of Trustees.
Hon. Thomas M. Davis, III of Washington, D.C., is
the Director of Federal Government Affairs for
Deloitte LLP. He is a former member of the U.S.
House of Representatives where he represented
Virginia’s 11th Congressional District from 1995-
2008 and served as Chairman of the House
Government Reform and Oversight Committee.
Previously, he served as Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of
Supervisors. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of the
Republican Main Street Partnership and a Board Member of Agilex
Technologies and InfoZen.
Janet F. Haas, M.D. of Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a
physician at the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at
Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Haas is the Chair of the
Board, Executive Committee, and Investment
Committee of the William Penn Foundation. She
has been the Executive Trust Advisor to the Haas
Trust since 2002. She serves on the boards of the
University of Pennsylvania and Morris Arboretum, and has served
on the boards of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Drexel College of
Medicine, Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation,
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Fund, and Wheaton College.
Burks B. Lapham of Washington, D.C., is the former Chair of
Concern, Inc. Ms. Lapham was a writer and editor for many community action publications on water resources management,
energy efficiency, pesticides, and community sustainability programs. She serves as a Trustee of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust
and as an Honorary Trustee of the Natural Resources Defense
Council. Ms. Lapham previously served as an Honorary CBF
Trustee from 2003-2011 and as a CBF Trustee from 1991-2002.
Named in honor of Jennifer and Ted Stanley for their lifelong interest
in promoting young people’s involvement in the environment, the
“Stanley Trustees” represent a vital, younger ( 18-30 years old) demographic and bring a fresh perspective to CBF’s efforts to save the Bay.
Stanley Trustees have full voting rights and are mentored by a sitting
member of the Board.
Anna Johnson of Annapolis, Maryland, graduated
from Yale University in 2008 with a Bachelor
of Arts in Environmental Studies. While at Yale,
Ms. Johnson discovered an interest in agricultural sustainability. After graduating, she worked
on farms in Connecticut and Massachusetts, as
well as at CBF’s Clagett Farm. She now works
for the United States Department of Agriculture. Ms. Johnson
credits early CBF field experiences for her own environmental
passion, and she is interested in approaching environmental issues
with holistic solutions.
Lauren Gleason of New York, New York, grew
up in Maryland and attended public schools,
including Annapolis High School. She graduated in May 2011 from Amherst College with
a bachelor’s degree in Law, Jurisprudence, and
Social Thought. She has worked for the Legal
Aid Society in Brooklyn, New York, and at CBF
headquarters as a grassroots assistant for both the Maryland and
national No Child Left Inside Coalitions. Ms. Gleason is currently teaching algebra in a New York City public school as a
Blue Engine Teaching Fellow ( www.blueengine.org).
Susan S. Phillips of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, steps down this
year from CBF’s Board of Trustees after having served as Secretary
of the Board and executive committee member since 2003. Ms.
Phillips is an active community volunteer. She is President of the
Board of Bermuda Club of Gulfstream, a volunteer docent at the
Brandywine River Museum, and a tutor for the Adult Literacy
Program in Pennsylvania. She was the first co-chair of CBF’s annual Save the Bay Classic Golf Tournament.