Board of Directors

Josh Ambrose works in higher education. He is involved in a number of nonprofit initiatives in town, and believes strongly in the future of Westminster! A neighbor of the Center, he lives nearby with his wife and two children.

Brian Babyak is a resident of Carroll County. Brian is an accountant who works with non-profit organizations.  He has worked with charities in both the city of Baltimore and Montgomery County.

Donald Campbell is a native of Sierra Leone and has lived in the U.S for twenty-five years but moved to Carroll County nine years ago; He is an active member and part of the finance committee at Union Street United Methodist church. He holds a BS Accounting degree from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone and an MBA from University of Maryland University College.

Andre Futrell is a resident of Carroll County. Mr. Futrell holds the position of Metropolitan District Engineer of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties for the Department of Transportation State Highway Administration. He is a dedicated member of the Union Street United Methodist Church and currently holds a seat as the Church Council Chairperson. In addition, he serves as a member of the Pastor Parish Relation Committee of the Union Street United Methodist Church.

Roxanna Harlow, Ph.D. is a faculty member at Carroll Community College in Westminster, MD. A sociologist and expert in the areas of race, gender, and social inequality, she has a passion for community and social justice. In addition to the Westminster Community of Shalom, Roxanna also serves on the board of Common Ground on the Hill. She is a member of the Carroll County Board of Education’s Education that is a Multicultural Council as well as several other organizations.

Bernard L. Jones Sr. is the Past Treasurer for the Carroll County NAACP Branch # 7014, Past President Carroll Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Director Carroll County Community Foundation, Director MALPF, Advisory Board New Windsor Bank.

Leticia Nortey is an advocate for equitable access to education and transformative international experiences. As the Founder and Executive Director of Expanding Boundaries International (EBI), she spearheads initiatives that equip youth with the skills and understanding to thrive in our globalized world. Drawing from her own transformative experiences as a first-generation African student who studied abroad, Leticia channels her passion into empowering others with similar life-changing opportunities. Under Leticia’s leadership, EBI has grown into a platform that breaks down barriers and expands horizons for students from Baltimore and Carroll, Maryland, USA, and Ghana, Africa. Her focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) activities ensures that students gain marketable skills that prepare them for future success. One of her notable initiatives is the Brenda A. Brown Passport Scholarship, which provides students with their first U.S. passport. This program embodies Leticia’s belief in the power of travel to broaden perspectives and promote personal growth.

Deborah Sims is President of the Board of Directors for the Westminster Community of Shalom. Deborah is a Board Member for the Westminster Boys and Girls Club. She is a native of Carroll County. She is a dedicated member of Westminster United Methodist Church, and is a Certified Lay Servant there. She is also the Director of the Lay Servant Ministry for the Frederick District for the United Methodist Church, Baltimore Washington Conference.

Tom Welliver is a native of Carroll County. He is a Certified Public Accountant and the Vice Chairman for WCS’s Board of Directors. Mr. Welliver is a Board Member of the Westminster Kiwanis Club, Access Carroll, Davis Library Foundation, Westminster Boys and Girls Club, Carroll County Christian Men’s Breakfast and Carroll Hospital Center and LifeBridge Health.

PARTNERS: Carroll County Community Foundation