Wor-Wic Foundation welcomes four new members

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The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently welcomed Mike Marshall and Jason Parker of Berlin, Stephen Pappas of Ocean City and Phyllis Vinyard of Salisbury as new members of the board of directors.

Marshall is president and CEO of Marshall Hotels & Resorts in Salisbury. He is a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Cornell Hotel Society and GlenRiddle Golf Club in Berlin, and a former member of the Greater Salisbury Committee and Green Hill Country Club. Marshall earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington Va., and completed the advanced management program in hospitality management through Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Berlin. They have three grown children.

Parker is a vice president at the Bank of Ocean City. He serves as secretary/treasurer of the board of directors of the L. Franklin and Gertrude H. Purnell Foundation and as an elder at the Buckingham Presbyterian Church in Berlin. He is a member of the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association, an associate member of the Berlin Lions Club and Delmarva Condominium Manager’s Association, and a former member of the Downtown Association of Ocean City, Young Professionals of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Parker volunteers with Berlin Little League as a coach and with Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. He received his associate degree in business management from Wor-Wic and his bachelor’s degree in finance from Wilmington University. Parker is also a graduate of Maryland Banking School. He and his wife, Kristin, have two children, Claire, 6, and Wyatt, 4.

Pappas is the owner and manager of The Original Greene Turtle in Ocean City and a lacrosse coach at Worcester Preparatory School. He volunteers with the Worcester County Humane Society and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington College in Chestertown. He and his wife, Danielle, live in Ocean City.

Vinyard received her bachelor’s degree at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. She serves on the board of directors of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center Foundation and is a former board member of the Sussex Shores Water Co. Vinyard is a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church Altar Guild in Salisbury and a former member of the Wicomico Garden Club. Vinyard created an endowed scholarship at Wor-Wic in memory of her husband, Henry Lee Vinyard Jr., a Salisbury attorney and community leader for more than 35 years.


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