James J. Datovech, Chair (elected by Board), 2002

Appointed jointly by Governor & State Superintendent of Schools with Senate advice & consent & recommendations of Board Chair to 3-year terms: Thomas L. Bromwell, 2001; Carol A. Gamble, 2001; Katherine Klausmeier, 2001; Irene N. Paonessa, 2001; Katharine E. Tuchman, 2001.

Elected by Board to 3-year terms: Glenn N. DiChiera; Alfred A. Filar, Jr., M.D.; John M. Hart; Jeffery W. Valentine; W. Michael Walsh; Michael J. Young. Terms expire 2000.

C. Provost Boyce, Jr.; William E. Buchanan; Catherine Byrne Doehler; Dennis J. Fisher; Michael James Kelly, Esq.; John E. Sippel; Harry F. Wright, Jr. Terms expire 2001.

Richard N. Andrews; Raleigh Brent; James Datovech; Mary A. Harrington; Gary L. McDaniels; Thomas W. Valenti. Terms expire 2002.

Nonvoting member: C. Warren Bledsoe, Director Emeritus

Staff: Ann Cartenuto

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The Maryland School for the Blind was incorporated in 1853. To govern the School, the Board of Directors was created in 1998 (Chapter 617, Acts of 1998).

The Board consists of twenty-five members. Five are appointed jointly by the Governor and State Superintendent of Schools. Twenty are elected by the Board of Directors.

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