Steering Committee

Steering Committee

The Central Baltimore Partnership Steering Committee is governed by a cross section of Central Baltimore. Its members represent communities, non-profit organizations, businesses, Baltimore City agencies, healthcare facilities/providers, and Central Baltimore universities. The Steering Committee serves as the Board of Directors for the organization and works to ensure the overall vision for the Central Baltimore area is carried out. For a list of our Partners, click here.


Neil Didriksen, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Chair

Terrylynn Tyrell, Vice Chair

Michael Pokorny, Reinvestment Fund, Treasurer

Sheri Parks, Maryland Institute College of Art, Secretary



Tim Armbruster

Jamyla Bennu, Oyin Handmade and Exittheapple Artspace

Amy Bonitz, Anthem Communities

Charlie Duff, Jubilee Baltimore

Linda Johnson, Greater Greenmount Community Association

David Lapides, Charles North Community Association

Fred Lazarus

Ryan Moran, Medstar Union Memorial Hospital

Andrew Northrup, Abell Improvement Association

Salem Reiner, Cap Ex Advisory Group

Chris Ryer, Baltimore City Department of Planning

Nebeye Sertsu, University of Baltimore

Lauren Kelly-Washington, Greenmount West Community Association

Kristina Williams, Charles Village Community Benefits District

Alicia Wilson, Johns Hopkins University

Thomas Totten, Duane, Morris LLP (Pro bono legal advisor)