CCBC welcomes two new members to its Board of Trustees

Oct 27, 2017 | by Hope H. Davis | 443.840.5053 (office) | 410.971.5560 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD — Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) President Sandra L. Kurtinitis welcomes two new members to the college’s Board of Trustees. The Board maintains general oversight of CCBC. Its responsibilities include adopting rules and regulations for college operations, approving the college budget, considering and approving CCBC’s academic programs, major purchases and long-range plans.

Appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, the new CCBC Board of Trustees members include:

Profile picture of Gene LeitnerGene Leitner

Leitner is a licensed insurance agent with a family-owned and operated insurance agency in Dundalk, Md. Before opening his insurance agency in 2007, he worked more than 20 years for a large automotive dealership where he held various management positions.

A Dundalk native, Leitner graduated from Dundalk High School and attended CCBC Dundalk where he studied Business Administration. With strong community ties, Leitner has served as past president of the CCBC Dundalk Foundation, volunteered for many years with the Heritage Fair of Dundalk and is a past member of the Southeastern Vocational School Advisory Committee.

Profile picture of J. D. UrbachJohn Dennis (J.D.) Urbach

Urbach is a senior project manager at Edwards Performance Solutions, supporting initiatives at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Over the past 20 years, Urbach has led projects at Lucent Technologies, Laureate Education and McCormick & Company.

A resident of Middle River, Ubach is a graduate of Dundalk High School, received his B.A. from Drew University (NJ) and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins University. He holds numerous professional designations, including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certifications.

In the community, Urbach serves on the boards of the Maryland Society, Sons of the American Revolution, the Selective Service System and the Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School. He is a member of the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and an active assistant scoutmaster of Troop 355, chartered to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.


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