The Gateways Network involves many partners. Individual Gateways are managed
by a variety of local, state, federal, and non-governmental organizations. Overall
coordination of the Network, and various kinds of support, are provided through
the following organizations:
The National Park Service acts as the facilitator
and coordinator of the Gateways Network partnership. The Park Service provides
technical and financial support for maintaining the Network, as well as technical
and financial assistance for designated Gateways. More information on technical
and financial assistance is available at Tools for Gateways.
Contact information: National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office / 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 314 / Annapolis, MD 21403 / fax: 410 263 2135
- Chuck Hunt, Superindendent, 410-260-2471
- Deanna Beacham, American Indian Program Manager, 804-677-8642
- Cheryl Branagan, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 410-260-2475
- Bob Campbell, Bay Gateways Program Manager, 410-260-2478
- Cindy Chance, Communications Coordinator, 410-260-2492
- Suzanne Copping, Star-Spangled Banner Project Manager, 410-260-2476
- John Davy, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 804-749-4472
- Jonathan Doherty, Assistant Superintendent, 410-260-2477
- Matt Jagunic, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 410-260-2482
- Jackie Kramer, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 410-271-8731
- Michael Land, Web and Mobile Lead, 410-260-2487
- Christine Lucero, Partnership Coordinator, 757-258-8914
- Kate Marks, Visual Information Specialist, 410-260-2480
- Greg Ogilvie, Budget Analyst, 410-260-2488
- Lina Oliveros, Youth Coordinator, 410-260-2484
- Peggy Wall, Administrative Officer, 410-260-2473
- Abbi Wicklein-Bayne, Interpretive Specialist and Education Coordinator, 410-260-2483
The Gateways Network Working Group, established by the Chesapeake Bay Program meets on a monthly basis to guide development of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network. The Working Group includes representatives of 14 Bay-wide nonprofit organizations and state and federal agencies. For more information, see Working Group Meetings.
Working Group members:
The Friends of Chesapeake Gateways is a key partner of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network and its member Gateways. As a nonprofit organization the Friends enhance the programmatic and financial capacity of Gateways, the Gateways Network, the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, and the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail. In collaboration with the National Park Service, the Friends of Chesapeake Gateways helps achieve the Network’s interpretive, education, outreach, public relations, and stewardship goals.
The Chesapeake Bay Program is a unique regional partnership that has led and directed the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay since 1983. The Chesapeake Bay Program partners include the states of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia; the District of Columbia; the Chesapeake Bay Commission, a tri-state legislative body; the Environmental Protection Agency, representing the federal government; and participating citizen advisory groups. The National Park Service is also a partner in the Chesapeake Bay Program.
The Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network is one key element of the strategy for
meeting Chesapeake Bay Program goals outlined in the Chesapeake 2000 agreement.
Contact information: Chesapeake Bay Program / 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 109 / Annapolis, MD 21403 / (800) YOUR BAY / fax: 410 267 5777