Heritage Board nominees sought

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is seeking nominations for one at-large seat on the Heritage Area’s Management Board. The term is for three years, and will begin in January 2019.

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 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 30, 2018, to Julie Gilberto-Brady, Manager, Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area, julie@visitdorchester.org, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge, MD 21613. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations should include information about the nominee’s interests, experience, and potential contributions as a board member.

For more information, contact Gilberto-Brady at 410-228-1000 or email julie@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 is available on the Heritage Partners section of this website.

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