The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) is seeking nominations for three at-large seats on the Heritage Area’s Management Board. One seat is for two year and two are for three years.  All terms will begin in January 2022.

The 13-member Heritage Board’s mission is to protect and preserve Dorchester County’s history, natural resources and culture and to promote economic development through heritage tourism. The Heritage Board also administers grant programs to help local organizations and municipalities engage in projects related to heritage preservation, interpretation and promotion.

Responsibilities & Applications

Responsibilities of board members include regular attendance at nine meetings per year, service on committees as needed and support for heritage tourism programs. If you or someone you know is interested in joining a dedicated group whose purpose and passion is preserving Dorchester County’s heritage, please consider this opportunity.

Nominations should be submitted by letter or email no later than November 26, 2021, to Amanda Fenstermaker, Manager, Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area, amanda@visitdorchester.org, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge, MD 21613. Self-nominations are welcome. Nomination letters should include information about the nominee’s interests, experience, and potential contributions as a board member. Please also include a resume.

For more information, contact Fenstermaker at 410-228-1000 or email amanda@visitdorchester.org. The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is supported by the Maryland Heritage Area Authority. Information about the Heritage Area program and board member responsibilities are available on the Heritage Area website.

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