Adult Public Guardianship Review Board

Meetings
  • Afternoon meetings, typically lasting a few hours
  • Biannually in April and October
  • 300 Market St.
    Denton, MD 21629
Members
Name Role Type Term Term
Start
Term
End
Kelly Callahan Member Nonprofit Organization
Fourth 3/1/05 2/28/17
Donna Dear Member
Physically Disabled First 1/31/13 1/31/16
Carol "Blue" Donohue Member
Aging Commission Third 3/1/08 2/28/17
Berl Lovelace Member
Lay Person Fourth 7/1/03 6/30/15
Nilanjana Moulick Member
Disabilities Professional Third 3/31/08 3/31/17
Dale Oberander Member
Local Department Third 3/1/08 2/28/17
Walter Palmer, III Member
Lawyer Third 3/1/08 2/28/17
Dr. George W. Rever Member
Psychiatrist Third 3/1/08 3/31/17
Linda Spear, RN Member
Public Health Nurse Second 12/1/08 6/30/15
Dr. Leland D. Spencer Member
Physician Third 6/1/08 6/30/17
Joann Staples Member
Lay Third 3/1/08 2/28/17

 Composition

The board consists of the following 11 members:
  • One shall be a lawyer
  • One shall be a person with a physical disability
  • One shall be a professional in the field of disabilities
  • One shall be a professional representative of a local nonprofit social service organization
  • One shall be a professional representative of a local department
  • One shall be a public health nurse
  • One shall be a representative of a local commission on aging
  • Two shall be lay individuals
  • Two shall be physicians, including one psychiatrist from a local health department
Election
Candidates will be gathered with dual efforts of the Board Liaison and the Commissioners Office before submitting names for the commissioners approval. 

Term of Office

The term of a member is three years. At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.

Charge / Authority
(Maryland Code, Family Law Article ┬ž 14-401)
The Adult Public Guardianship Review Board shall regularly review each guardianship that a public agency holds in order to recommend the guardianship be continued, modified or terminated.

Customer Attorneys

Jenning & Treff
(Jennifer Treff / Sharon Jennings)
109 S. Second St.
Denton, MD 21629

Ph: 410-479-2800
Fx: 410-822-2801

Ombudsman Barry Barrell
Upper Shore Aging, Inc.
100 Schauber Road
Chestertown, MD 21620

Ph: 410-778-2947

Osvaldina Daly
Caroline County DSS
P.O. Box 100
Denton, MD 21629
Email

Ph: 410-819-4500
Skolnick & Leishman, P.C.
(Shelton Skolnick)
P.O. Box 1240
Olney, MD 20830

Ph: 301-352-0200
Fx: 301-860-1012

Phillip Cronan
208 E. Dover St.
Easton, MD 21601

Ph: 410-822-8822

Dotsey Matey
Caroline County DSS
P.O. Box 100
Denton, MD 21629
Email

Ph: 410-819-4483