Board of Directors


Missy Teague — Marketing Director, Merritt Properties

Marina Brockmann – Real Estate Agent, O’Coner, Mooney & Fitzgerald
Vice Chairperson

Dan Dutrow — Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services

Sandy Glock, CPA — CPA/Vice President of Tax & Accounting, ATAPCO Financial Services, Inc.


Trish Woodward
Executive Director

Trish joined Camp Opportunity in April of 2023. With over 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role. 

Before joining Camp Opportunity, Trish served as Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing at Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association. She was responsible for overseeing strategic communication and fundraising campaigns to increase awareness, engage stakeholders, and generate revenue for the organization. Throughout Trish’s professional career, she has served in leadership roles at other nonprofit organizations with similar missions focused on child welfare. 

Trish is a passionate advocate for developing and implementing innovative programs that address the root causes of poverty, inequality, abuse, and neglect, and empower individuals and communities to create lasting change. 

As Executive Director of Camp Opportunity, Trish is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to provide support and services to children and youth in Maryland who have suffered abuse and neglect. Trish oversees all aspects of the organization’s operations, including fundraising, program development, and staff management. Trish is excited to bring her experience and expertise to Camp Opportunity. She looks forward to working with the team to achieve their shared mission of ensuring that every child has the opportunity to thrive. 

Trish holds a bachelor of science degree in Education from Towson University. She lives in Perry Hall, Maryland with her husband, Derek and they share three children, Emily, Aidan, and Lela.

Darlene Waldt, MSW/LCSW-C Therapist
Camp Director

From her start as a camp counselor to her long-term tenure as Camp Director, Darlene Waldt, MSW & LCSW-C, has been dedicated to Camp Opportunity for more than 25 years. Her experience as a Maryland State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Board Certified in Clinical Supervision/Certified Safety Care Trainer) and Maryland State Department of Education Certified School Social Worker continues to be an integral part of planning the experiences for our campers ages 8-11 through both residential summer camp and interim events throughout the year.

During COVID, Darlene designed and executed a week-long virtual camp experience as well as at-home activities based on Camp Opportunity’s teachings of self-esteem and problem solving skills.

Darlene holds a BA in Social Work from Frostburg State University and an MSM in Children and Families from University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work. Darlene and her husband are proud parents of three children.

Patty Ballinger — Teacher/clergy

Tyrone Bullock — Clergy

Daniel Broh-Kahn — Co-Owner at Pinehurst Wine Shoppe

Lauren Ellison, Esq. — Associate Attorney, Tydings & Rosenberg LLP

Sandy Glock, CPA — CPA/Vice President of Tax & Accounting, ATAPCO Financial Services, Inc.

John B. Gontrum, Esq. — Attorney, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

Denise Koch — News Anchor, WJZ-TV

Nelly Sai-Palm — Senior Insurance Manager, Constellation

Patti Steinberg — MA English Lit & Teacher, Baltimore County Schools/Retired

Phil Steinberg — MS Tech Ed & Teacher, Baltimore County Schools/Retired

Jessica Swadow, Esq. — Associate Counsel at University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS).