About Us

Board of Directors

Matt GriffithMatt Griffith

Matt Griffith was born and raised in Amarillo, TX. A graduate of West Texas A & M University, he has 30 years of experience in land development, planning and home design. He is V.P. of Rockrose Development, LLC specializing in residential land planning and development. Matt has served his community in a number of ways including past board member of March of Dimes, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, Texas Association of Builders and the YMCA. He volunteered for The United Way for 5 years and currently serves on the boards of Junior Achievement and the Texas Panhandle Builders Association as well as the Amarillo Council for Arrow. He serves on a variety of Advisory Committees for TxDOT and The City of Amarillo. Matt and his wife Jill, who is a C.A.S.A. and an Arrow volunteer, share 4 children together ranging in ages from 11 to 22.

Robin-JonesRobin Jones

Robin Jones is currently serving as the director of community engagement for SALLT (Salt and Light Leadership Training) in Oklahoma City. Jones served as the director of Oklahoma Office of Faith Based & Community Initiative for five years and has a Christian media and marketing background that includes positions such as: national promotions and marketing director for Moody Broadcasting Network and general manager of Bott Radio Media Oklahoma properties. Jones is actively involved in Metropolitan Baptist Church and provides leadership on boards such as 111Project.org and Joni and Friends International Disability Ministry.

Jerry Marquez

With over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry, Jerry is a certified financial planner with Robert W. Baird & Co. A native of New Castle, Delaware, he has lived in the Bel Air, Maryland area since 1988. He was past chair and served on the Central Maryland YMCA’s Harford County Community Advisory Board, and the Central Maryland United Way Health and Wellness panel. He is currently chair of the Harford County YMCA’s annual Turkey Trot 5k. Jerry and his wife Liddy have been married 29 years and have four boys: Patrick, Andrew, Jamie and Zachary.

Kelli MillerKelli L. Miller, CPA

Kelli Miller, Principal at Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra, Chartered, has over 22 years of public accounting experience. She joined the firm in January 2008 as a Senior Manager after serving several years at a national firm. Kelli holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Mount Union College. Her experience includes audit, accounting, and consulting for a variety of clients with an emphasis on non-profit organizations and employee benefit plans. Kelli is also a qualified team captain for peer reviews of other accounting firms. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. She is actively involved in various community services for non-profit organizations, currently serves as a Board Member and Finance Committee Member for the Maryland Bible Society, and serves on the Finance Committee and Capital Campaign Committee at Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was recently appointed to the Harford County Audit Advisory Board.

Kelli is a mother of two boys, Ryan (22), a recent graduate of Eastern University and Devan (17), a Senior at Perry Hall Christian School. Kelli spends much of her free time enjoying her children’s school and sporting events. Kelli enjoys reading, a good movie, gardening, cooking, traveling (in her ’68 convertible when possible) and trying out new tea rooms.

Eric E. McLauchlin

Eric E. McLauchlin has been practicing law in Harford County Maryland since 1995 and is a founding partner of Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC in Bel Air. He graduated summa cum laude from Salisbury University and is an honors graduate of the University Of Maryland School Of Law. Eric served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen M. Waldron in the Circuit Court for Harford County for one year prior to beginning a career assisting clients in business matters, business development, contracts and agreements related to the protection, use and transfer of intellectual property. Eric routinely assists with governmental relations between his clients, Harford County and its municipalities, particularly where economic development efforts and doing business with Aberdeen Proving Ground are concerned.

Eric currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Harford Community College Foundation and is an Honorary Director for the Harford County Public Library Foundation. He is a former member and President of the Salisbury University Alumni Board. He previously served on the Board of The Senator Bob Hooper Hospice House and has supported his daughters’ dancing aspirations by serving on the Board of the Harford Ballet Company. He has also served as a Director on the Board of the Harford County Sheriff’s Foundation. He is the former Chairperson of the Harford County Family Branch Board of the YMCA and was its 2003 volunteer of the year.

Eric and his wife, Tracey, reside in Fallston with their daughters.

Deborah Riddle

The Honorable Deborah Riddle, also known as Debbie, proudly served as Texas State Representative of District 150 for 16 years and was first elected in 2002.

Riddle tirelessly stood, not only for her district, but also for those in greatest need of representation – prisoners and children. While in office, Riddle served as the vice chair of the Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee and sat on the Calendars and the Energy Resources committees. She served as the chair of the Select Committee on Criminal Procedure Reform, as a member of the Corrections and Transportation committees and has served on the Select Committee for Human Trafficking, with a focus on children. Riddle authored the bill known as Jessica’s Law.

Riddle served on the board of the Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs out of Washington, D.C. She has also served the Republican Party as the Harris County Republican Party’s Finance Committee vice chairwoman and as the Texas Federation of Republican Women’s chairwoman. She is also past president of the Texas Tea Party of Republican Women and has served on the board of the Spring Independent School District’s Education Foundation and Klein Independent School District’s Education Foundation.

Riddle has an associate degree from South Texas Junior College and attended Southwestern University in Georgetown. She was raised in Houston and served as a realtor, volunteer firefighter, volunteer EMT, Cub Scout den mother, and preschool Sunday School teacher at Champion Forest Baptist Church.She and husband Mike have three children and operate their family business, R&R Horse Farms. The Riddles were foster parents in the 1980’s and he was on the Board for Christian Child Help Foundation. Deborah has been active in her community with the church and Houston Area Pastors Council.

Mark WashingtonMark Washington

Mark Washington formed The Washington Group (TWG) in response to the wide-ranging needs of child welfare and behavioral health agencies in the public and private sector. He was the Chief Operating Officer for a faith-based foster care agency, and led Georgia’s human service agency as the Assistant Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services overseeing the state child and family services division. Mark came to Georgia from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where he oversaw the state’s child welfare system and served as the executive officer to the state’s undersecretary of health, overseeing Medicaid, Mental Health and Aging Services. Mark’s vision and success has been recognized by Prevent Child Abuse America, and in 2008 he was their recipient of the National Leadership Award. In addition, Mark was the Director of Consulting Services for the Kentucky operations of a Fortune 500 international company, worked for Ernst & Young LLP, and as a Chief Financial Officer for a multi-state development company. Mark is currently serving as the Chair of Metro Atlanta United Way Financial Stability Network Collaborative. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Kentucky and attended Texas Christian University and North Texas State University. Mark is a Texas native, is married with four daughters and loves Jesus.

Tameka WilliamsTamika Williams

Tamika serves as a program officer with the Duke Endowment in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to joining the Endowment in 2011, Ms. Williams was the Associate Director of the National Resource Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Foster and Adoptive Parents at AdoptUSKids where she coordinated the delivery of training and technical assistance to the States, Tribes and Territories. Ms. Williams’ professional child welfare experience also includes direct practice, supervision, and policy administration in North Carolina.

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