Board of Trustees

  • Secretary : George Demko Ph. D

    George Demko Ph.D

    George Demko came to Salisbury over 35 years ago, accepting a position as Director of the Microbiology Laboratory at Peninsula General Hospital and adjunct instructor of Medical Technology at Salisbury State College.   He retired from the hospital in 2000 and returned to college to pursue a master’s degree in TESOL (teaching English to  speakers of other language).   After achieving certification as an ESOL teacher, he taught for 4 years in Maryland public schools, first in Cecil County and later in Wicomico County.  Since leaving the public schools, he has continued to mentor several of his former ESOL students and teaches English on a part-time basis to adult ESOL students.  He is also active in his church, St. Albans, where is currently serving as Senior Warden.  He has always loved the library and considers it essential to the health of our community.

  • Richard Keenan, Ph.D

    Richard Keenan has a PhD degree in English and American Literature from Temple University, and a  Master’s Degree in Education from St. Joseph’ s University in Philadelphia.  He is Professor Emeritus in English at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where he served as chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages.  He is a former associate editor of Literature Film Quarterly, and the author of a book of critical analysis on the career of film producer and director Robert Wise.  Currently, he is a volunteer working with the library ESL program, and a member of the St. Francis de Sales school board.

  • H. Scott Duncan Ph. D.

    H. Scott Duncan has a PhD., anthropology from the University of California at Los Angeles and a BA in economics from Dickinson College.  He has been the Country Director for the United States Peace Corps, Director of Development for the American Friends Service Committee and is currently retired and serving on the library board as well as volunteering in the Technical Services Department.  He also volunteers his time with the Salisbury Choral Advisory Board and as a classical music program announcer on WSCL.

  • Maida Finch, Ph.D

    A member of the Salisbury University Faculty, Dr. Finch comes to the Eastern Shore from the Denver, Colorado area where she was a Literacy Coach and Literacy Specialist as well as a Special Education Teacher. Dr. Finch has numerous academic and research publications and has served on several university level committees, is involved in the Shore of Maryland Education Consortium as well as several professional organizations. Dr. Finch holds a Masters in Literacy Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University.