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LSM Welcomes Calvert Alumna to Its Board of Directors

LEONARDTOWN, Md., July 3, 2017: The Leadership Southern Maryland Board of Directors has announced the addition of Mary Beth Cook, a graduate of the Class of 2017, to its board of directors.

“Having just completed the Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program, I was thrilled to be asked to join the board of directors for LSM, said Cook. “I have never been involved in such a well-organized, thought provoking and truly life-changing program. I am anxious to continue my involvement as a board member to provide the future classes an opportunity to learn, grow and better appreciate the diversity of life in Southern Maryland.”

Originally from Johnstown, Pa., Cook moved to Calvert County, Md. in 1990, where she lives with her husband and three sons. She is deputy director and zoning officer for community planning and building with the Calvert County Department of Public Works.

A graduate of University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown, Cook has a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering technology. She volunteers her time in the public school system and with her church.


Leadership Southern Maryland is an independent, educational leadership development organization designed to broaden the knowledge base of mid- to senior-level public and private sector executives about the critical issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the region. Leadership Southern Maryland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.