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John D. Williamson

John D. Williamson

John D. Williamson

John Williamson portrait

Mr. Williamson has been a trustee since March 2012. He served as Board Chair for three years ending June 30, 2022.  He was Vice-Chairperson for two years ending June 30, 2019. He recently retired after seventeen years as a principal with a financial planning and asset management firm affiliated with Ameriprise Financial. He previously held executive and management positions with WorldCom/MCI Telecommunications, Citicorp, and The Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Williamson holds a B. S. from the College of Industrial Management at Clemson University and an MBA with a Finance concentration from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech.

Mr. Williamson presently serves as a member of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Public Policy and Advocacy Committee. He was President of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) from 2018 until 2020. He was a member of the Executive Committee and served as Trustee-At-Large from 2016 until 2018. He has been a member of the Legislative Committee since 2016. He served on the Board of Directors of the Hagerstown Community College Foundation from 2007-2013. He was the Treasurer of the Mason-Dixon Boy Scout Council from 2011 until 2016 and was formerly a board member of the Washington County Public School Foundation.

He was chairman of the Mike Callas Stadium Committee which successfully raised $5 million for an athletic facility at North Hagerstown High School. Mr. Williamson is a native of Arlington, Virginia and has lived in Washington County for over 30 years.