• A kayaker paddles on the Patuxent River at the Jug Bay Natural Area. Photo by Middleton Evans.

    Captain John Smith Chesapeake

    National Historic Trail VA,MD,DE,DC,PA,NY

Our Staff & Offices

The main office location for the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay is in the neighborhood of Eastport, on Spa Creek, looking towards historic Annapolis, Maryland.

Some staff members are stationed in Virginia and in Pennsylvania, and several interns working with partners on Chesapeake Youth Corps workforces and career development are stationed at partners' offices.

410 Severn Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21403

Main phone: 410-260-2470

Chuck Hunt, Superintendent, 410-260-2471

Jonathan Doherty, Assistant Superintendent, 410-260-2477

Cheryl Branagan, 410-260-2475

Sarah Brzezinski, Chesapeake Research Consortium, 410-260-2494

Bob Campbell, 410-260-2478

Cindy Chance, 410-260-2492

DeVonne Collins, 410-260-2488

Suzanne Copping, 410-260-2476

Paula Degen, 410-260-2479

Amy Handen, 410-260-2493

Wink Hastings, 410-260-2481

Matt Jagunic, 410-260-2482

Mike Land, 410-260-2487

Kate Marks, 410-260-2480

Lina Oliveros, 410-260-2484

Peggy Wall, 410-260-2473

Abbi Wicklein-Bayne, 410-260-2483

Virginia-based staff:

Deanna Beacham, 804-677-8642

John Davy, 804-749-4472

Christine Lucero, 757-258-8914

Pennsylvania-based staff:

Jackie Kramer, 410-271-8731

Chesapeake Youth Corps Interns:

Georgia Busch, 804-788-8811, James River Association and Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Richmond, VA

Kathleen Berube, 443-214-4593, Conservation Job Corps, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, MD

Paul Ryberg, pryberg@anacostiaws.org, Anacostia Watershed Society

Lucy Smith, 410-260-2495, National Park Service, Chesapeake Bay Office

Did You Know?

Two freighters docked in Baltimore.

Since the Colonial Era, the Chesapeake Bay has been critical to the world’s commerce. Today, approximately ninety million tons of imports and exports pass through the major ports of Hampton Roads and Baltimore each year.