Board of Directors

Joan Thomas

Joan Thomas is a native of Michigan, lived and worked in Maryland, and for the past 10 years Bethany Beach has been her home.  She was employed in the Development offices at Georgetown University Medical Center and the Beebe Medical Foundation.

Amanda "Ami" Leaming

Amanda Leaming was born and raised in Dover, attended Wesley College, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Wilmington University.

Carl M. Schloegel

Carl M. Schloegel was employed for 38 years in the Information Technology field.  He retired in 2008 after serving more than 20 years as Senior Business Analyst, Systems Engineer, Manager of Electronic Data Interchange, Senior Business Manager in Operations and most recently Director of IT Facilities Management and Procurement for AstraZeneca and its predecssor companies.

Donna L. West
Vice Chair

Donna L. West retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Quarantine, after a wonderful 33 + year career that took her all over the world evaluating new fruits and vegetables for entry into the US while ensuring they met US entry requirements by preventing the entry of foreign plant pests. Donna received her B.S. in Biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

John N. "Jack" Chapin, JR

Jack Chapin is Senior Consulting Partner (Retired) from PricewatershouseCoopers. Jack closed his consulting firm in 2012 after relocating from Chicago to Lewes.

John Pitchford

John Pitchford retired in 2014 as Director of Departmental Initiatives and International Affairs, Federal Grain Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture. 

Katherine Davison

For the past twelve years, Katherine Davison has been an Account Representative for Comcast Spotlight, the advertising division of COMCAST, covering the entire Salisbury DMA.

Wayne Knaub

Wayne Knaub is Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing with RMS Maintenance in Paramus, NJ. 

Clear Space Theatre Company