CCBC welcomes Douglas Riley to its Board of Trustees

Sep 25, 2019 | by Hope H. Davis | 443.840.5053 (office) | 410.971.5560 (cell)

Baltimore County, Md. – Community College of Baltimore County President Sandra L. Kurtinitis welcomes Douglas B. Riley 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 to the CCBC Board of Trustees by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Riley is a trial lawyer with the Baltimore firm of BaldwinLaw LLC. He has a 40-year history of trying cases and representing appellants in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. A Navy veteran, Riley was commissioned in 1978 and served on active duty from 1980-1983 as a JAG officer.

Riley was elected to the Baltimore County Council in 1990 and represented the Fourth District from 1990 to 1998. He also served as the Council’s chair.

A cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College, Riley majored in Economics, Government and Legal Studies. His law degree was conferred cum laude by Tulane University School of Law. He has a long history of service on civic and church boards including the Baltimore County Public Schools Education Foundation, Towson Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Hunt Valley and more. Riley resides with his wife, Eileen, in Baltimore County.


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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, nearly 60,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2019.

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