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    About CKAR CDC

    Our Mission

    To promote the social, environmental and economic development of Greater Riverdale.

    CKAR Board Members

    Transforming Our Community

    • Better Lives

    • Better Communities

    • Better Businesses

    East Riverdale/Beacon Heights Steering Advisory Committee

    Board Members

    • Dennis R. Nola, PLA, FASLA

    • Alice M. Bishop, Vice-President

    • John Arrington, 2nd Vice-President

    • Sharon W. Wertz, Secretary

    • Thomas L. Wertz, Jr., Treasurer

    • Gloria Aparicio Blackwell, At-Large Advisory Member

    • Patricia Hayes-Parker, Executive Director

    • Honorable David J. Lingua, Vice- Mayor, Town of Riverdale Park Member

    • Lisa Butler McDougal, At-Large Member

    • Sister Carmen Soto, At-Large Member

    • Melvin L. Allen Jr., Esq, At-Large Member

    • Janet Townshend, At-Large

    Our board members are committed volunteers that demonstrate an understanding of the community in which we live and serve. The board has approved effective management policies that are actively monitored by executive staff to effectively and efficiently fulfill its mission.

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      • (240) 608-CKAR
      • 240-770-4938 (fax)
      • 6801 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 203
        Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737