The Friends of Maryland State Forests and Parks, Inc. incorporated as a 501(c)3 organization in 1997. All donations to the FOMSP Foundation are tax deductible. The all volunteer Board of Directors is listed below.
Board of Directors:
Chuck Hecker, President – Retired Park Ranger Major
Rick Decker, Vice President – Retired Executive Department of the Army
Tim Casey, Secretary – Retired Corporate Executive
Wendell Jones, Treasurer – Retired Park Ranger Lieutenant
Mel Poole, Superintendent Catoctin National Park
Rusty Ruszin, Retired Park Ranger Colonel, Superintendent of Maryland Park Service
Mary Piotrowski, Retired Educator
Tom Donlin, Retired County Director of Parks and Recreation, Former Director MD Recreation and Parks Assn
Sarah Witcher, Natural Resource Specialist , Former Assistant Park Manager Gunpowder Falls State Park
Tim Roberts, Land and Property Manager, Former Americorps and Maryland Conservation Corps Manager
The attached brochure provides an overview of who we are and what we feel are the benefits of Maryland State Parks for all citizens.