Our Team

Board of Directors
Lori Arguelles, Alice Ferguson Foundation
Sean Cosgrove, Treasurer, Gordan and Betty Moore Foundation
Alexandra DySard, MOM’s Organic Market
Michael Fields, Legg Mason
Angela Haren, Secretary, Blue Water Baltimore
Samantha Kappalman, Mission Health
Jack Obermaier, Monument City Brewing
Karla Raettig, Chair, Maryland League of Conservation Voters
Jon Renaut, Cold Ants Properties
Rachel Thompson, Baltimore Community ToolBank

Staff
Ashley Van Stone, Executive Director


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Ashley Van Stone has spent the past decade working in sustainability project management, outreach and education, most recently serving as the Sustainability Manager for Johns Hopkins University. Originally from Baltimore County, Ashley solidified her passion for the environment, communication and human connection while studying at the University of Florida. After earning her B.A. in English Literature, she managed communications and campus engagement programs for their Office of Sustainability. She holds a Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business from Marylhurst University and prior to her work at UF, she spent time on Florida’s Space Coast working in advertising, marketing and public relations.

As Executive Director, Ashley will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for TFMD. This will include identifying policy and programmatic priorities, establishing success indicators and metrics to monitor progress toward organization goals, and ensuring the sustainability of TFMD through financial management and fundraising, on the ground community development, strategic communications and outreach, and growing and developing the organization and its board.  Ashley also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Baltimore Community ToolBank. She can be reached at ashley@trashfreemaryland.org