CU members are neighbors, parents, grandparents, teachers, activists - general rabble rousers - from across Baltimore and Maryland. They are committed to progressive change that improves the lives of low to moderate income people in their communities. Join today by filling out the form below!
Meet Our Board
Our member-elected board is comprised of nine members, serving rotating terms. About half the board is up for re-election each year in September.
Vernell resides in East Baltimore. She has served as chaplain at Bernard E. Mason Sr. Apartments and supported the residents throughout the RAD privatization process. She now resides at Mary Harvin Senior Center is East Baltimore. She is passionate about youth and criminal justice reform as a mother of two formerly incarcerated sons. Two of her nephews were shot and killed by Baltimore police. She was elected to the Board in July 2015 and again by the membership in September 2018.
Rochell resides in McCulloh homes. She has been a Communities United (CU) parent leader since 2014, helping to lead our organizing in support of community schools. She helped lauch CU’s first trauma support group and continues to lead of our McCulloh support group. She is also a committed volunteer at Historic Samuel Coleridge Elementary, where she runs the school’s food pantry. Rochell is also an elected member of community board of BCIITY (Baltimore City Inter-generational Initiative for Trauma & Youth). She was elected by the membership to the CU board in September 2018.
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