Marcia Verploegen Lewis

Marcia Verploegen Lewis has retired from her career in public policy but remains involved in many community matters. Her employment history includes 12 years of service in the office of Senator Chris Van Hollen, director of Partners for Open Space, deputy director of 1000 Friends of Maryland and as a government relations consultant with Gally Public Affairs, specializing in the environment, health and education issues. A graduate of Virginia Tech, she has served on many organizational boards including Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, St. Mary’s Parish Environmental Stewardship, St. Mary’s School Board of Trustees, Oak Hill Academy Board of Trustees, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Remote Area Medical Volunteers – Canada, Maryland Association of Nonprofits, Patuxent Riverkeeper Board, Hospice Cup, Inc., Anne Arundel County Commission for Women and the Junior League of Annapolis. Marcia is the recipient of the Junior League’s Tilghman Bowl for Outstanding Community Service and the YWCA TWIN Award (Tribute to Women in Industry).