CSU Development Foundation | Coppin State University

CSU Development Foundation

CSU Development Foundation

The role of the Foundation is to encourage, facilitate, and promote the growth, progress, and general welfare of Coppin State University. The foundation has established as its primary mandate the acquisition of scholarship gift income to respond to the needs of worthy students seeking a college degree at Coppin.

Board Members

Alicia Ritchie ’01, Esq., Chairperson
Principal, Miles & Stockbridge P.C. 
Member Since 2012

Kisha Brown, Esq., Vice-Chairperson
Founder & CEO, Justis Connection
Member Since 2014

Olympia Scatliffe, CPA, Chair/Treasurer
Audit Manager, Baltimore City Public Schools
Member Since 2012

Stephen Johnson ‘00, Esq., Chair/Secretary
Partner, Lydecker │ Diaz
Member Since 2015

Kimberly Robinson, Esq., Chair/Governance Committee 
Regional Director, State and Government Affairs, Cigna
Member Since 2015

Debbie Bragg 
President, Bragg Beckwell Associates
Member since 2018

Dr. James Camphor ‘51
Member Since 2012

Dr. Sadie Gregory
Dean, College of Business, Coppin State University
Member Since 2018

Jemal Griffin ‘96
Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Welfare and Development
University of St. Thomas
Member Since 2018

Patricia Murray-Newby
President & CEO, P.D. Murray & Associates, LLC
Member Since 2015

Dr. Yvette Rooks
Director of Sports Medicine, The University of Maryland
Member Since 2015

Sonia Suber ‘89
Vice President, Information Systems and Technology Customer Relationship Management, Sodexo
Member Since 2018

Calvin Taylor, Sr.
Buyer/Seller, Miller Brothers Cadillac
Member Since 2012

Val Traore ‘95
Owner, Fresh Coat – Painting Done Right
Member Since 2013

Edward Walters 
Senior Vice President, Lincoln Financial Group
Member Since 2020

John Walters, Chair, Development Committee
CEO & Founder, Walters Relocations Inc.
Member Since 2012


Dr. Anthony Jenkins 
President, Coppin State University

Dr. Ahmed El-Haggan
Executive Director, CSU Development Foundation, Inc.
Vice President of Information Technology and Institutional Advancement

Tara Turner 
Deputy Director, CSU Development Foundation, Inc.
Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Dr. Mary Owens-Southall
President, CSU Alumni Association


Mr. George W. Uzzle III
Comptroller, CSU Development Foundation, Inc.

Ms. Tiffany Fisher
Board Liaison, CSU Development Foundation, Inc.