Our Team

HCLHIC Co-chairs:

Maura Rossman, M.D. - Health Officer, Howard County Health Department
M. Shafeeq Ahmed, M.D. - Interim President, Howard County General Hospital

Access to Care Work Group Delegates:

Tara Butler, CHES® - Population Health Coordinator, Johns Hopkins Medicine Howard County General Hospital
Shanika Cooper, M.H.S.-PC, Director of the Bureau of Healthcare Access, Howard County Health Department

Behavioral Health Work Group Delegates:

Tina Field, M.S. - Hotline Manager, Grassroots Crisis Center
Colleen Nester, LCSW-C - Supervisor, Youth and Family Support Services Unit, Bureau of Behavioral Health, Howard County Health Department

Healthy Aging Work Group Delegates: 

Chris Moore, M.A., CIRS-A/D - Maryland Access Point Supervisor Howard County Office on Aging and Independence

Healthy Weight Work Group Delegates: 

Benjamin Barnwell, Sr. - Manager of Community Engagement, Office of the Local Children's Board, Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services
Matt Wilson - Public Affairs Specialist, Howard County Health Department


Kelly Kesler, M.S., CHES® - Director
Seojin Kim, M.S.W. - Program Coordinator
Rodney Oldham, C.P.T., CHES® - Program Coordinator