Caroline County Administrator Search Committee Members
Judge J. Owen Wise, Chairman
Judge Wise is the former Circuit Administrative Judge for the
Second Judicial Circuit of Maryland, which includes Caroline,
Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot Counties. Judge Wise
also served as State's Attorney for Caroline County from
Judge Wise served as Chair of the Caroline County's 1981
Governmental Study Commission, which recommended the adoption of
Code Home Rule government in Caroline County. He was also Chair
of the Caroline County Ethics Commission for several years.
Judge Wise has served as a member of the Board of Trustees for
Chesapeake College for more than ten years. He is past
president of the Denton Volunteer Fire Company and the Rotary
Club of Denton.
Judge Wise is a veteran of the United States Army. He received
his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and
is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.
Clement B. Hathaway
Mr. Hathaway is the current president of the Caroline County
Chamber of Commerce. He is past President of the Rotary Club
of Denton and the Choptank Investment Club. Among his other
numerous civic involvements are membership in the Caroline County
Historical Society and the Caroline Council of the Arts.
Mr. Hathaway is also dedicated to youth development. He is a
member of the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council and has
served the Council in leadership positions as Chairman of the
Mid-Shore President's Advisory Council and Chairman of the
Development Committee. Mr. Hathaway is also a board member for
CASA of Caroline and is active in Maryland 4-H, serving as a
coach and instructor to the Claybusters shooting program.
Mr. Hathaway is a veteran of the United States Army and a
graduate of Towson University. He retired in 2007 from
Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit where he worked as an Agribusiness
Account Executive, managing a loan portfolio of more than
Ms. Myers served for two terms as a Caroline County
Commissioner, from 1990 -1998. She served as President of the
Commission her entire time in office. During that time, she
also represented the county on the Maryland Association of
Counties (MACo), serving for several years on the Executive
Ms. Myers is currently a member of the Chesapeake College Board
of Trustees, vice president of Interfaith Housing Delmarva, and
treasurer of the Caroline County Friends of the Public Library.
She was elected as trustee-at-large to the board of the Maryland
Association of Community Colleges (MACC) in 2002 and served
three years as President of that statewide organization.
Her past active involvements have included the Choptank
Community Health System Board of Directors, Caroline County
Human Services Council, and the St. Martin's Ministries Board
of Directors. Ms. Meyers is a graduate of Purdue University
and is 1998 graduate of Shore Leadership.
Gale P. Nashold
Mr. Nashold has served as mayor and councilman for the Town of
Greensboro. He is currently the President of the Board of
Trustees for the Caroline County Public Library System.
Among his numerous civic engagements are memberships on the
boards of directors for the Caroline Economic Development
Corporation, the Caroline Hospice Foundation, the Greensboro
Chapter of the Caroline County Historical Society (President),
and the Mid-Shore Regional Council (former Chairman and
Mr. Nashold is a veteran of the United States Navy and a
graduate of the University of Baltimore. He retired from the
Electronic Systems Sector of the Northrop Grumman Corporation,
following many years with Westinghouse Electric Corporation and
Northrop Grumman. Mr. Nashold is the 2010 recipient of the
Greensboro Outstanding Citizen Award.
Milton E. Nagel
Milton Nagel is the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative
Services for Caroline County Public Schools. He is a graduate
of the University of Delaware and is a Certified Public
Accountant. Mr. Nagel is an active member of many professional
organizations in his field, including the Association of School
Business Officials, for which he has served in a variety of
leadership positions for the Maryland-DC chapter, including
Mr. Nagel is active in many community groups and is particularly
devoted to youth development and sports. He is current president
of South County United By Athletics (SCUBA), past Board member
and coach for South Caroline Little League, and a soccer and
baseball coach at Colonel Richardson High School. Mr. Nagel is
also a member of the Provident State Bank Community Advisory
Mr. Nagel is a lifetime resident of Caroline County. He is a
2007 graduate of Leadership Maryland and in 2001 was the
recipient of the Caroline County Human Services Council
Volunteer of the Year Award.
Terenda V. Thomas
Ms. Thomas is a human resources management consultant with over
thirty years of experience in that field. She served as chair
of the Caroline County Personnel Review Board for more than ten
years and is a certified mediator.
Ms. Thomas is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Caroline
County Public Library System. Among her other numerous other
civic engagements is membership in the public service sorority
Delta Sigma Theta, for which she serves on the scholarship
committee. Ms. Thomas is also a member of Bell's Chapel African
Methodist Episcopal Church, where she serves as President of
the Missionary Society.
Ms. Thomas is a graduate of Frostburg State University and is
currently pursing a graduate degree at Wilmington College with
a dual concentration in Human Resource Management and Public