Affinity Groups

Senior officers from each community college are organized into affinity groups around a particular focus. The role of affinity groups is to share information and develop statewide initiatives related to their areas of expertise. There are 40 affinity groups working to achieve continuous improvement in all aspects of Maryland’s community colleges. The 9 affinity groups listed below are additionally charged with implementing the directives of the Presidents’ Council.

Maryland Council of Community College Chief Academic Officers (M4CAO)
Chair: Dr. Christy Dryer, Cecil College – Email

Maryland Association of Community College Business Officers (MACCBO)
Chair: Dallas Ouellette, Garrett College – Email

Maryland Community College Assn. for Continuing Education and Training (MCCACET)
Chair: Leanne Allen, Chesapeake College – Email

Maryland Community College Facilities Planners Council (FPC)
Chair: Greg Grey, Wor-Wic Community College – Email

Maryland Community College Fundraising Professionals (MCCFP)
Chair: Denise Dregier, Harford Community College – Email

Maryland Community College Technology Officers (MCCTO)
Chair: Dr. Richard Kralevich, Anne Arundel Community College –  Email

Maryland Community College Research Group (MCCRG)
Chair: Chris Hall, Chesapeake College – Email

Maryland Council of Community College Public Relations Officers (MCCCPRO)
Chair: Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, Hagerstown Community College – Email

Maryland Community College Chief Student Affairs Officers (CSAO)
Chair: Dr. Kimberly Joyce, Cecil College – Email