2017 Executive Board

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
From left: 2017 CHF Executive Committee Members Jay Tawes, Carol Heck, Pat Carson, Tracey Johns, and Terry Pehan. Not pictured: Doug Crockett




Jay Tawes : 2017 Chairman. Philanthropist, successful businessman in the areas of investment, real estate, and insurance brokerage. Current Treasurer for the Greater Crisfield Action Coalition & Friends Board, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Past President of the Crisfield Chamber of Commerce. 2008 recipient of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Frank H. Morris Humanitarian Award. Also the 2016 WBOC Jefferson Award Winner, for his service to the community.

Tracey Johns: 2017 Vice Chair. Current Vice President of Communications, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum & member of the Talbot County Office of Tourism Board. Past-Chair, St. Michaels Tourism Board. Past-President, Talbot Optimist Club & Tidewater Camera Club. Past Board Member, Shore Leadership & Talbot Partnership. Co-Chair, 2010 Easton High School After-Grad Committee. 2005 Shore Leadership graduate.

Doug Crockett: 2017 CHF Treasurer. Retired school teacher,  Chairman of Trustees of Immanuel Church, Board of Directors for McCready Health, Member of Crisfield Elks since 1987, member of Worcester County Teachers Association for 31 years.

Pat Carson:  2017 CHF Secretary. Retired school teacher, active in environmental and Native American affairs. Lifelong resident of Crisfield, Md.

Carol Heck: 2017 Membership Chair. Past CHF Secretary, active in Somerset County Arts Council and local Public Library Board, Co-founder of WBYC Radio of Crisfield, lived in Crisfield for 13 years. Owner/Operator of Shore Answer Call Center in Delaware.

Terry Pehan: 2017 Immediate Past Chairman of CHF. Retired Colonel, United States Air Force. Active in volunteering for various local organizations. Resident of the Crisfield area for more than two decades.


Catherine Bradshaw-Parks
Kathy Green
Barbara Kuebler
Mary Ann Peterman
Marty Schlegel
Eddie Somers
Sue Stuckey

Read more about CHF’s Board of Trustees here.