Senior Program Officer, Community Development & Environment
As the Senior Program Officer for Community Development & Environment, Beth focuses on programs, policies, and research to increase resident investment in neighborhoods; promote household stability and energy efficiency; increase food access and affordability; expand entrepreneurship and business incubation; and address environmental justice, pollution reduction, and climate threats to health.
Prior to joining the Abell Foundation in 1997, Beth was a project planner with the Anne Arundel County Office of Community Development and its successor organization, Arundel Community Development Services. Beth holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Regional Planning from Cornell University. She and her husband live in Baltimore City and are parents of two Baltimore City Public School graduates.