Southern Maryland RC&D Staff

Cindy Greb

Executive Director

Caroline King

Program Manager

Denitra Brawner

Administrative Associate 

Lauren Brown

NRCS Grant Employee -

Soil Technician

Kimberly Reynolds

NRCS Grant Employee -

Program Support Specialist

A native of Talbot County, Kimberly attended Towson University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in communications. Returning to the Eastern Shore to spend more time with her family, Kimberly worked for many years at a local title company, assisting buyers, sellers, realtors, and lenders with finalizing real estate transactions and loan closings. She later chose to change career paths, helping those with special needs obtain service funding through federal, state and non-profit programs. Kimberly looks forward to supporting NRCS participants and staff in Caroline and Talbot County.

Chris Zawitoski

NRCS Grant Employee -

Soil Technician

Christopher Zawitoski is a lifetime resident of Maryland. He grew up in Anne Arundel County, graduated from Archbishop Spalding High School, and attended Saint Vincent College is Latrobe, PA, where he studied communication and business administration and played 4 years on Saint Vincent’s football team. After graduationc Chris has worked as a Counselor at Adelphoi in Latrobe, where he provided day-to-day counseling services for at-risk juvenile sex offenders. Before joining the RC&D team, Chris worked for Lipinski Engineering Services Inc. in Gambrills, MD as a Field Utility Survey Technician. When Chris isn’t working, he spends a great deal of his time coaching football and basketball. Chris enjoys playing sports, fishing, and swimming.

Brian Campbell

NRCS Grant Employee -

Grazing Specialist

Brian Campbell joined Southern Maryland RC&D in January 2018. Originally from Delaware, Brian has worked on several farms and most recently taught agribusiness at a community college. He holds a master's degree in agricultural sciences and is especially interested in grazing management, soil biology, and native grasslands.

Ley Rideout

NRCS Grant Employee -

Forester

Ley Rideout joined RC&D in January 2020 as a forester for Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Her program focuses on forest health, conservation, and wildlife habitat restoration. Ley earned a degree in forestry with a minor in wildlife from The University of Tennessee. Ley is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys foraging for wild mushrooms as well as hiking with her partner and two dogs.

Brandon Zinter

NRCS Grant Employee -

Soil Technician 

Valinda Clark

NRCS Grant Employee -

Program Support Specialist 

Valinda Clark was born in North Carolina and came to the Washington, DC area at 3 months old. She has 25 years of experience in the clerical and administrative fields. She also has a young son that keeps her busy. Valinda joined the Southern Maryland RC&D team in January 2017 and she is based out of the La Plata NRCS office. 

Kelli Tyler

NRCS Grant Employee -

Program Support Specialist 

Kelli Tyler is an Annapolis native who transplanted to the Eastern Shore in the 1990s. She is working on her bachelor's degree in history and will pursue a master's in history, concentrating on the Chesapeake Colonial Era and Archaeology. Kelli volunteers as a grant writer and artisan spinner/dryer/weaver at local historic sites and works part time as an Educator at the local Salisbury Zoo. Kelli's prior work experiences include Grant Writing and Administration, as well as Educational Program Development and Implementation for various historic sites. She has also worked as a Program Specialist for the Trio program at Wor-Wic Community College. Kelli joined Southern Maryland RC&D in July 2017. She is based in Wicomico County. 

Brandon Zinter graduated from Easton High School, after studying earth sciences, ag sciences, biology, and environmental sciences. He was a member of FFA and is also an Eagle Scout. Brandon attended Chesapeake College in 2002-2003 and studied drafting, business, and chemistry. Before joining RC&D, Brandon served the Talbot Soil Conservation District as a Soil Conservation Associate III. He excels in technical services such as surveying, design, and construction of numerous Best Management Practices (BMPs). He is also familiar with Cost Share Applications & Claims. Brandon is passionate about his work and goes to great lengths to install successful projects on the ground to assist owners/operators and improve water quality and Chesapeake Bay health.

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