Officers & Representatives

Meet the 2017-2018 MBBA’s Board of Directors:  The MBBA Board of Directors is the governing body of the association.  The Board of Directors consists of the President, the Chapter Representatives, the President Elect, the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary, the Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer, the Immediate-Past President, and two At-Large Members from each Chapter to be elected annually by the membership.  The Chapter Representatives consist of a Joint Events Chair, Chapter Events Chair and Chapter Events Assistant Chair.


Jennifer Kneeland


Craig Palik


Christina Hamilton-Eisler


Patricia B. Jefferson

President Elect

G. David Dean

Asst. Secretary

Frederick W.H. Carter

Asst. Treasurer

Maria Ellena Chavez-Ruark

Immediate Past President

Laura Margulies

At-Large Director

David G. Sommer

At-Large Director

Chapter Representatives

Please contact any of our Officers & Representatives if you have question about the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association - we would love to hear from you! For information on any of the events listed on our website, please contact the Brian, Catherine, or Lisa.

Brian A. Tucci

Joint Events Chair

Brain plans and coordinates joint events for the Baltimore and Greenbelt chapters.

Catherine K. Hopkin

Events Chair

Catherine plans and coordinates events for the Baltimore and Greenbelt chapters.

Lisa Y. Stevens

Asst. Events Chair

Lisa plans and coordinates events for the Baltimore and Greenbelt chapters.