Staff & Board

Board of Directors

Evan Richardson
President | Morgan State University

Marcus Ervin
Vice President | Howard County Housing

Katie Levy

Christopher Streb, PE, LEED AP
Co-Treasurer | Biohabitats, Inc.

Traci Hatch Robinson

Lydia Kimball, PLA, LEED AP bd+c
Past President | Floura Teeter

Anthony Corteal, Jr.
STV, Inc.

Barbara Aylesworth
Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc.

Greg Corneille
Axcel Capital Management LLC

Stacy Freed
Baltimore City Housing

Jennifer Funn
University of Maryland-MD Small Business Development Center

Jenny Hope
Telesis Corporation

Sarah Hope
Baltimore City Rec & Parks

Erika McClammy, Esq.
McClammy & Associates, LLC

Kristina Williams
Baltimore Development Corporation


Jennifer_Goold Director Neighborhood Design CenterJennifer Goold

Executive Director
Baltimore City & Prince George’s County Offices
(410) 384-4999

Jennifer Goold joined the Neighborhood Design Center in 2012 after more than a decade of work in cultural resources management, historic preservation, development and planning. At NDC, she directs all aspects of the center’s operations including staff, programs, outreach, and fundraising. A Baltimore resident since 1993, she has been involved in many of the city’s largest historic building rehabilitations, including the American Can Company, Silo Point and Tide Point. She received a BS in Interior Design from Indiana University and an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University. Hailing from Boone County Indiana, Jen’s early years included 10-year 4H membership including winning the title of master showman.

Briony_Hynson Deputy Director Neighborhood Design CenterBriony Hynson

Deputy Director
Baltimore City & Prince George’s County Offices
(301) 830-5219

Briony leads the Prince Georges Office’s programs, staff and fundraising, and undertakes Design Leadership initiatives at NDC’s Baltimore and Prince Georges offices. Previously, as the founding creative director of Honfleur Gallery, Briony employed varied approaches to build creative capacity via revitalization efforts in Washington DC’s Ward 8. Her recent work in Baltimore City, investigating public spaces that promote access to play within underserved areas, culminated in the Robert W Deutsch Foundation Social Design Fellowship in 2012-2013. Hynson has a BFA in Sculpture from Alfred University and an MA in Social Design from MICA. The lynchpin of her work is understanding community and the shared built environment to leverage positive social change. Briony enjoys building things.

Laura Kendrick NDC Project CoordinatorLaura Kendrick, MLA

Project Coordinator
Prince George’s County Office
(301) 830-6517   

As a Project Coordinator, Laura works on all programs at the Prince George’s NDC office, and has spearheaded the creation of a new series of Action Guides for community groups and grassroots projects. Laura is a recent Master of Landscape Architecture graduate from the University Of Maryland. She’s also Potomac ASLA member, and active on the the Emerging Professionals Committee. In addition, Laura’s martial arts skills shouldn’t be underestimated; she’s NDC’s own (and only!) Kung Fu master.

Rachel McNamara NDC Program Manager

Rachel McNamara

Program Manager
Prince George’s County Office
(301) 830-8519   

Rachel’s deep knowledge of and love for plants lead her from a young age to pursue Landscape Architecture. She studied at Penn State, graduating with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture, and is a certified arborist as well. As Program Manager of Stormwater at the Riverdale Park NDC office, Rachel designs public amenities such as stormwater pond landscapes and rain gardens. Rachel spends her free time working on urban orchards, doing yoga, running with her dog Kona and enjoying Baltimore’s food scene.


Marita Roos, RLA, AICP

Senior Programs Manager & Lead Designer
Prince George’s County Office

Marita is a landscape architect and planner who writes, designs, plans, builds and teaches with the aim of enlarging our participation in the urban/natural environment. Community engagement is essential to this work, as is recognition of the many ecosystem and economic benefits provided by landscape renewal. Beauty, inspiration and delight are important outcomes, fundamental to restoring our human linkage to our environment.

Allie O’Neill

Program Manager, Community Design
Prince George’s County Office

Allie leads the Prince George’s office’s Community Design Works program, connecting interested professionals and motivated community members to complete a wide range of projects. With a background in architecture, Allie has more than a decade of residential design experience, often working in historically landmarked neighborhoods. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Architecture degree from the Catholic University of America and certificate in Sustainable Urban Design from Archeworks. A belief in the power of design to improve lives and create independent, resilient communities is an underlying force in all of Allie’s work. Outside of the office, you can find Allie exploring the DC area on her bike.

Dpuzy-NDC-Program-ManagerDana Puzey

Program Manager
Enterprise Development Director
Prince George’s County Office
(301) 850-1724   

As a Program Manager, Dana oversees the community forestry programs: Arbor Day Every Day, Tree ReLEAF, and Right Tree, Right Place. As the Enterprise Development Director, she is responsible for managing NDC’s contracts with public agencies and partner organizations. Dana holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Elon University in Environmental Studies and Master’s Degree from Virginia Tech in Urban and Regional Planning. Her work at NDC embodies her desire to make all communities healthy and prosperous through good design, access to resources, and access to the natural environment.

Patricia Valentine NDC Program CoordinatorPatricia Valentine

Program Coordinator
Prince George’s County Office
(301) 850-1462   

Our resident ‘Tree Lady’, Patricia runs the Right Tree Right Place program. Tricia provides GIS expertise and has a background in environmental planning. She is an active forestry advocate and loves teaching about trees and planting them as a volunteer. Her wonderful poodle Thomas attends regular “bring your dog to work” days at NDC and supervises the staff and visitors well.

Laura Bowe Wheaton Program Manager NDCLaura Wheaton, AIA, LEED AP bd+c

Program Manager
Baltimore Office
(410) 777-5644

Laura runs the Community Design Works Program in NDC’s Baltimore Office, facilitating a wide variety of projects with teams of pro-bono design professionals. Trained as an architect, Laura has experience with both commercial and residential firms, and was previously co-Director of the Chicago Chapter of Architecture for Humanity. She studied at Virginia Tech, receiving her Bachelor of Architecture, summa cum laude, and is licensed in the State of Maryland. Laura is a Midwesterner originally from Columbus, Ohio.