Meet Our Board
John Flohr retired in 2018 after a four-decade career in the pharmaceutical industry focused in operations, marketing and sales. He most recently served as a Vice President of Konsyl Pharmaceuticals based in Easton.
John is an active member of the community and is a member of the Rotary Club of Easton, and served as its president from 2020-2021. He is also a long-time volunteer with the Waterfowl Festival and was on the organization’s board of directors for a decade. John is also a former board member for the YMCA.
John and his wife, Gail, moved to Easton from Washington DC in 1983 where they raised their sons. In retirement, John enjoys volunteering, boating, golfing, traveling and spending time with his family.
A native Washingtonian, Lewers is a graduate of the University of Maryland and taught fourth grade in Baltimore before raising her family full-time. Mrs. Lewers is an active member of the Mid-Shore community and has volunteered with the Easton Memorial Hospital, Talbot County Garden Club, Talbot County Historical Society and St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. She is currently volunteering with organizations that support individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Mrs. Lewers enjoys playing golf, gardening needlepoint and spending time with family.
Sara Rich is the CEO of Choptank Community Health System where she previously served as Vice President of Community Programs, and later as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. She has a distinguished record of accomplishment and dedication to community health, and under her leadership CCHS added the Bay Hundred Dental Center and Easton Pediatrics and increased performance results related to patient experience and employee engagement. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and has more than twenty years of experience in local, state and national health care settings. Mrs. Rich is a current Board Member of the First Wesleyan Church in Easton and Saint Martin’s Ministries in Ridgely. She and her husband, Matt, have lived on the Eastern Shore for the past thirteen years and have two young sons.
Darian L. Sump, CPA was born and raised on a farm family in Cordova, Maryland. He graduated from Salisbury University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science Degree is Accounting and passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam in 1997. Darian was employed by a local accounting firm in Easton until 2008. At that time he started his own accounting firm, Sump & Associates. The firm provides tax and accounting services to individual, small businesses and non-profits. Darian was active in 4-H as a child and continues the trend of community service that that organization instilled in him. Darian has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in Talbot County and has previously served on the board of directors for that organization. He is a member of the Tri-County Ruritan, a lifelong member St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cordova and serves on the board of Londonderry on the Tred Avon. In 2001, Darian was a member of the Rotary District 7630 Group Exchange Study Team to Stuttgart, Germany. Darian is a graduate of Shore Leadership and LEAD Maryland. He also holds professional membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Darian resides in Cordova with his wife, Holly and sons, Bennett and Rhett.
In 1999, Roger Bollman and his wife, Jane, moved from Towson to Easton, following Lon’s 39-year career with Bethlehem Steel at Sparrow Point where he retired as Chief of Technology. They lived in Easton’s historic district for 22 years before moving to Londonderry in 2021.
Lon has been very active in the community, volunteering with the Easton Historic District Commission, Historic Cemeteries of Easton, Talbot Historical Society, Town of Easton Tree Board, Trappe Landing Farm & Nature Sanctuary, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Shore Rivers, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Talbot County Public Works Advisory Commission, and Christ Church.
His interests lie in boating, biking, travel, tennis, and squash. Through traveling and volunteering, Lon has developed a great appreciation for Talbot County and the Town of Easton.
Since moving to Londonderry, Lon has been a member of the Landscaping Committee, the ad hoc committee to report on Easton Point and Rail Trail development plans, the wine-making group, and the beer-making group. He contributes to the Londonderry community as a resident board member by focusing on governance and finance, as well as resident communication and transparency.
Jean Rhian was recently elected to the Londonderry Board of Directors. Jean along with her husband Jerry have been Londonderry residents since 2019. Jean had previously served on the Finance Committee. Growing up in Frederick and Harford counties in Maryland, Jean graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1978 with a B.A. and earned an M.B.A. from Wayne State University in 1980. Jean then worked at the Kmart Corporation headquarters as a systems analyst, designing business processes and mainframe systems. In 1985, she began working for Ford Motor Company in Finance and Governmental Affairs Systems, retiring in 2002.
Jean and her husband, Jerry, moved to Easton to be near family and enjoy the climate. Their four children and four grandchildren live in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington State. Jean is an avid reader, quilter, and walker.
Jean’s enjoys volunteer work including holding various leadership positions with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, working as a mediator at MidShore Community Mediation, being an active member in Bayside Quilters, and volunteering with Talbot Interfaith Shelter and Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center.
Dirck Bartlett helped start a family-owned construction company, ILEX Construction, Inc. in 1986 and has worked for ILEX ever since. He moved to Easton in 1998 with his wife, Christy. Together, they have two grown children, Peter and Katherine.
Dirck is an active member of the Mid-Shore community: serving on the Board of the Academy of the Arts, the Talbot Historical Society Board, the Talbot Free Library Board, the Board of Pickering Creek – Audubon Center as Chairman, and served as Christ Church Vestry and Senior Warden. He currently serves on the Spring Hill Cemetery Board. He is also a former member of the Talbot County Council (2006 – 2018)
His interests include historic preservation, fishing, hunting, watersports, and nature.
Steve Cades and his wife, Linda, moved to Londonderry in September 2020. He grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the Germantown/Mt. Airy section. Putting himself through college, he received his bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey and later earned his Masters and Doctorate degrees in sociology.
Steve became a teacher, and his first position was at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., where he taught for five years before being recruited by Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, to teach in the Sociology and Anthropology Department. In his thirty years there, he grew the department, which he chaired, and became a full professor. He retired in 2008, but was brought back in 2010 to be Acting Associate Dean during a period of transition for the college.
Steve married his wife, Linda, in 1968. Together, they have two sons, Aaron and Michael. The family also includes two handsome cats, Lila and Merlin. Being a “fixer,” he requires a workbench wherever they live. Steve did the maintenance on his family’s old one-hundred-year-old house in Kennedyville, north of Chestertown. In his retirement, Steve’s particular pleasure has been to sing with the Chester River Chorale, where he has also been a member of a smaller auditioned chorus and a member of the board.
Julie Crocker joined the Londonderry on the Tred Avon Board of Directors and became the President in 2022. Julie and her family have been involved within the Londonderry community with her parents and father in- law as former residents. Julie had previously served on the Londonderry Board of Directors for many years before taking small break.
Julie has lived in Easton since 1983. She retired in 2014 after a four-decade career in health care. Julie spent much of her career with the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care where she oversaw quality of care for Medicare and Medicaid recipients and in-home care agencies. In 2005, she became the Executive Director of the Talbot Hospice Foundation, retiring from that position in 2014. Julie is a 2004 graduate of Shore Leadership, and a 2008 graduate of Leadership Maryland.
Throughout her career and in retirement, Julie has shared her time and talent with multiple commissions and non-profit organizations including, Mid-Shore Mental Health Systems, Talbot County Commission on Aging, The Country School Parents Association, Talbot County Public Guardianship Review Board, Talbot Hospice, the Waterfowl Festival, Friends of Hospices’ Festival of Trees and many more.
The Londonderry residents and team are excited to have Julie back on the Board of Directors and are looking forward to working closely with her again.
Julie and her husband Michael live in Easton. They have two daughters and three grandsons, all of who live in Stevensville, MD.
Bea Conrad has been a Londonderry Resident since 2006. She is an active member of the community and has served on the Activities Committee, Dining Committee and was also instrumental in working with the Town of Easton to install a left turn traffic signal from the Bypass onto Port Street for safer access to Londonderry and its neighbors.
A native of Easton, Bea graduated from high school and completed her initial nursing degree on the Eastern Shore before relocating to Washington D.C. and entering the Air Force Nurses Corp in 1964 where she served for 12 years and retired at the rank of Captain. She then completed her BSN and masters degree in nursing at Catholic University and cared for patients at the Veterans Hospital in Washington DC until 1994.