Maryland Park Service
"Friends Of" Volunteer Groups

You can become an advocate of the Maryland Park Service by joining the statewide volunteer group. On a local level, many parks and forests have "Friends Of" groups that are accessible from each facility's volunteer page or the listings below.

Volunteers working on state park trails.

STATEWIDE

Friends of the Maryland State Parks
Rick Decker, President
vrrick@gmail.com

WESTERN REGION

Dan's Mountain Park Association, Inc.
James Ritchie
19 Main Street
Lonaconing MD 21539

Friends of Cunningham Falls State Park, Inc.
Rick Canter, President
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
Phone – 301-271-7574
southmountaineers@yahoo.com
http://www.cunninghamgambrill.org

Friends of Fort Frederick State Park, Inc.
Jenifer Scarisbrick
127 Colton Court
Smithsburg, MD 21783
Phone – 301-824-6512

Friends of New Germany State Park, Inc.
Paul Fletcher
349 Headquarters Lane
Grantsville, MD 21536
newgermanyfriends@yahoo.com

Friends of South Mountain State Battlefield, Inc.
Jeremiah Hornbaker, President
13782 Blairs Valley Road
Mercerburg, PA 17236
Phone – 717-328-2301
jdh1999@yahoo.com

Friends of Greenbrier State Park
Ranger Mary Jo Bartles, Coordinator
21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713
Phone – 301-791-4767

Volunteer Team, Inc. (Rocky Gap State Park)
Dennis Tipton, President
12522 Pleasant Valley Road
Flintstone, MD 21530
Phone – 301-777-8300 (Volunteer Team Office)
volunteerteaminc@gmail.com

Western Garrett County State Parks Volunteers (WGCSPV) Inc.
(Deep Creek Lake, Herrington Manor, Swallow Falls)
John Pucciano, President
c/o Deep Creek Lake State Park
898 State Park Road
Swanton, Md 21561
Phone – 301-387-7067
www.discoverycenterdcl.com

CENTRAL REGION

Fair Hill Mounted Patrol, Inc.
Karen Hansrote, President
50 Warren Drive
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone – 410-688-2927
karen@iximd.com

NCR/Hereford Volunteer Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 581
Monkton, MD 21111

Friends of Jerusalem Mill, Inc.
Gunpowder Falls State Park
Arthur Benser, President
P. O. Box 237
Kingsville, MD 21087
Phone – 410-877-3560

Gunpowder United Mountain Bike Operators
Jerry Fonshell
606 Trimble Road
Joppa MD 21085
410-538-5981

North Point State Park Volunteers, Inc.
Toni Quaty, President
P. O. Box 55
Fort Howard, MD 21052
saquaty@comcast.net

Percy Lee Dairy Farm Foundation
Harry J. Sanders
12514 Jerusalem Road
Kingsville MD 21087
410-592-6751

Friends of Patapsco Valley State Park, Ltd.
Bruce Clopein, President
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone (cell) – 443-517-9963
bclopein@cc-md.org

Friends of Seneca Creek State Park, Inc.
Ken Grundy, President
732 Tiffany Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Phone – 301-963-6218
kgrundy@smokeyglenfarm.com

Soldiers Delight Conservation, Inc.
Laura Van Scoyoc, President
5100 Deer Park Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
sdci@bcpl.net

Todd's Inheritance Historic Site, Inc.
Carolyn Mroz, President
c/o Bay Vanguard FSB
7114 North Point Road
Baltimore, MD 21219
Phone – 410-477-5000 x24
cmroz@bayvanguard.com

Turkey Point Light Station, Inc.
Rita Coleman, President
P. O. Box 412
North East, MD 21901
Phone – 410-287-8170
critz48@aol.com

SOUTHERN REGION

Friends of Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden, Inc.
P.O. Box 5907
Annapolis, MD 21403

Friends of Calvert Cliffs State Park, Inc.
Danny Huseman, President
P.O. Box 1042
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone – 301-904-7494
danny623@comcoast.net

Friends of Cedarville State Forest, Inc.
Bob Asman, President
P.O. Box 293
Indian Head, MD 20640
Phone – 301-641-0920
windhunter96@hotmail.com

Friends of Chapman State Park, Inc.
Margaret Schmid, President
P.O. Box 857
Bryans Road, MD 20616
Phone – 301-283-5373
mschmidchicago@earthlink.net

Greenwell Foundation, Inc.
Greenwell State Park
Jolanda Campbell, Executive Director
P. O. Box 198
25420 Rosedale Manor Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636
jcampbell@greenwellfoundation.org

Friends of Point Lookout State Park, Inc.
Bob Crickenberger, President
3448 Brookeside Drive
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone – 410-257-3660
Crickenberger@comcast.net

Point Lookout Lighthouse Preservation Society (PLLPS), Inc.
Robert Hall, President
P.O. Box 135
St. Leonard, MD 20685
Phone – 301-684-3704
E-mail – Volunteer@PLLPS.org
www.PLLPS.org

Blackistone Lighthouse Foundation
c/o Point Lookout State Park
Joe St. Clair
11175 Point Lighthouse Road
Scotland MD 20687

Smallwood State Park Volunteers, Inc.
Nancy Conner Gill, President
6075 Manor Lane
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone – 301-743-3048
ngill1007@comcast.net

EASTERN REGION

Friends of Assateague State Park, Inc.
Jim Siegman, President
P.O. Box 375
Berlin, MD 21811
Phone – 410-641-2120, ext. 24
friendsofasp@gmail.com

Friends of Janes Island State Park, Inc.
Victoria Lloyd, President
26280 Alfred Lawson Drive
Crisfield, MD 21817
fojisp@gmail.com

Friends of Martinak State Park Inc.
Mrs. Bing Vallandingham
1021 Back Bay Beach Road
West River MD 20778
443-607-6951