BOPA Board of Directors


Board of Directors for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts 



Brian D Lyles, President 
Director of Development 
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company 

Michael Shecter, Vice President  
Guppy Management Services 

Franklin N. McNeil, Jr., Secretary 
Vice President, Community Consultant 
PNC Bank 



Board of Directors 


Andrew Chaveas

AIA Architect & Project Manager

Cushman & Wakefield 



Sandra Gibson 
Executive Director 
Maryland Film Festival 



Jeffrey Kent

Artist & Chief Curator

The Peale Museum 


B. R. Hammed-Owens

Management Executive & Policy Leader Operations Officer

City of Baltimore 

Paula Rome

Public Relations Professional








BOPA Board Meeting Schedule 2023

7 St Paul St Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202

Nexus Center

March 29, 2023   

10 am-11:30 am


June 28, 2023      

10 am-11:30 am

September 27, 2023

10 am-11:30 am

December 13, 2023

10 am-11:30 am


BOPA Board of Directors Meetings

Fiscal Year 2022

BOPA June 2022 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2022 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2022 Meeting Agenda

BOPA March 2022 Meeting Minutes

BOPA March 2022 Meeting Agenda

BOPA December 2021 Meeting Minutes

BOPA December 2021 Meeting Agenda

BOPA September 2021 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2021 Meeting Agenda

Fiscal Year 2021

BOPA June 2021 Meeting Minutes

BOPA June 2021 Meeting Agenda

BOPA March 2021 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2020 Meeting Minutes

Fiscal Year 2020

June Meeting Cancelled Due to Covid

BOPA March 2020 Meeting Minutes

BOPA December 2019 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2019 Meeting Agenda 

Fiscal Year 2019

BOPA June 2019 Meeting Agenda 

BOPA March 2019 Meeting Agenda

BOPA December 2018 Meeting Minutes

BOPA September 2018 Meeting Minutes

Fiscal Year 2018

BOPA June 2018 Meeting Agenda

BOPA June 2018 Meeting Minutes

BOPA March 2018 Meeting Agenda

BOPA March 2018 Meeting Minutes

Fiscal Year 2017

BOPA December 2017 Meeting Agenda

BOPA March 2017 Meeting Agenda

BOPA March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Baltimore Festival of the Arts (BFAI) Meetings