Maryland

Commissioner

Mary L. Gable
Mary L. Gable

Primary Point of Contact

Mary L. Gable
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of  Student Support and Federal Programs
Maryland Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201
mary.gable@maryland.gov, ph 410.767.0472

Note: Commissioner Gable also serves as the Chair of the Rules Committee.

School Liaison(s)

Air Force
Matrice Brooks
School Liaison
Joint Base Andrews
matrice.brooks@us.af.mil , ph (301) 981-9211
Website: https://www.andrewsfss.com/school-liaison-office

Army
Vacant
School Liaison
Fort Detrick – Frederick and Silver Springs
Website: https://detrick.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-services

Brittany Johnson
School Liaison
Aberdeen Proving Ground
brittany.e.johnson2.naf@army.mil
Website: https://aberdeen.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-officer-slo

Meredith McCandless
School Liaison
Fort Meade
meredith.a.mccandless.naf@army.mil, ph (301) 677-4808
Website: https://meade.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-officer

Navy
Jennifer Cole-Pharo, M.Ed
School Liaison
Bethesda Naval Support Activity
schoolliaisoncolepharo@gmail.com
Website: https://www.navymwrbethesda.com/programs/00f9a320-504f-4d03-85fb-c9048fbc5907

Lolita Gunter
School Liaison
Indian Head Naval Support Facility
slo.nsasp.fcm@navy.mil, ph (540) 653-2070
Website: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/ndw/installations/nsa_south_potomac/installations/nsf_indian_head/ffr/support_services/families/child_and_youth_programs/school_liaison.html

Dawn Simpson
School Liaison
Patuxent River Naval Air Station
NavySLO.NASPAXR.fct@navy.mil, ph (301) 995-4004
Website: https://www.navymwrpaxriver.com/programs/65cf74b9-7beb-4851-a45c-f8965af82f91

Michelle Boone
School Liaison
Annapolis Naval Support Activity
michelle.boone@navy.mil, ph (410) 293-2605
Website: https://www.navymwrannapolis.com/programs/4375dba7-2276-4dd5-ac33-a93e7b84747a

Seal of Maryland

Chief State School Officer

Dr. Carey M. Wright, State Superintendent of Schools, Maryland Department of Education

Education Designee

Mary L. Gable, Assistant State Superintendent, Maryland Department of Education

Attorney

Elliott Schoen, Principal Counsel, Maryland Department of Education

Military/DOD Representative

COL Michael A. Sapp, USA, Garrison Commander, Fort George G. Meade
COL Yolanda Gore, USA, Garrison Commander, Fort George G. Meade (August 6, 2024)

State Council Members

Mary L. Gable, Assistant State Superintendent, Maryland Department of Education
Dr. Cheryl L. Dyson, Superintendent, Frederick County Public Schools
Delegate Anne Kaiser, Maryland House of Delegates
Ryan Voegtlin, Resource School Counselor, Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Dr. Flavia Walton, Military Family Representative
Teresa Dantzler, Ombudsman, Maryland Department of Education

Ex-Officio Members

COL Michael A. Sapp, USA, Garrison Commander, Fort George G. Meade
COL Yolanda Gore, USA, Garrison Commander, Fort George G. Meade (August 6, 2024)
Meredith McCandless, Director, Child and Youth Services School Support, School Liaison Officer

State Council Meeting

State Council Meeting, November 7, 2017
Agenda
State Council Meeting, November 16, 2018
Agenda | Minutes
State Council Meeting, November 15, 2019
Minutes
State Council Meeting, March 3, 2021
Minutes
State Council Meeting, June 21, 2022
Agenda | Minutes
State Council Meeting, June 8, 2023
Agenda | Minutes
State Council Meeting, June 5, 2024
Agenda

State Website

End of Year Report

Resources

State Profile