Staff & Board


Ms. Eileen Risbeck, Operations Manager, Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology

Board of Directors

Chair: Dr. Ethan Dmitrovsky, President, Leidos Biomedical Research

Voting Members:
Mr. Rick Weldon, President and CEO, Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Theresa Alban, Superintendent, Frederick County Public Schools
Ms. Elizabeth Burmaster, President, Frederick Community College
Dr. Andrea Chapdelaine, President, Hood College
Mr. John Fisher, Fischell Family Professor & Bioengineering Department Chair, University of Maryland
Ms. Helen Propheter, Director, Frederick County Economic Development
Dr. Peter Pushko, President and Chief Scientific Officer at Medigen, Inc.
Dr. Timothy Trainor, President, Mount St. Mary’s University

Ex Officio, Non-voting Members:
Ms. Laura Melia, Counsel, Miles & Stockbridge

Dr. Howard Young, Deputy Laboratory Chief, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. Terry Besch, Veterinary Advisor, Nonclinical Studies, DoD Joint Program Executive Office, Medical Countermeasure Systems, Battelle