Connecting Our Future - A Transit Plan for Central Maryland

 

 

Linda Greene

Linda Greene is currently a member of the Maryland Transit Administration’s Citizens Advisory Board, Treasurer of the Partnership Foundation, and member of the Ft. Meade Community Covenant Council. She is a Board member of the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation, and has recently been appointed to the Anne Arundel County Library Foundation Board. In her community, she is Vice-President of the Edgewater Beach Citizens Association.

In her position as Executive Director of the BWI Business Partnership between 2003 and 2015, she oversaw a non-profit organization of 200 members and directed activities to promote regional economic development, transportation infrastructure, transit development, and commuter transportation programs. In 2011, the Partnership was named Outstanding Transportation Management Association of the Year by the Association for Commuter Transportation. That award was based on the extensive effort she led to work with over 5,000 new commuters and three federal agencies moving to Ft. Meade under the 2005 BRAC initiative.

Her Board memberships have included: Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Anne Arundel Workforce Investment Board and Regional STEM Advisory Board. She was the winner of the Athena Award from the West County Chamber of Commerce for her community involvement, and twice a finalist for Corridor, Inc Person of the Year. In 2016, she was inducted into the Anne Arundel County Chamber’s Business Hall of Fame.

As the first chair of the Ft. Meade Community Covenant Council, she worked closely with the installation to bridge community and business support with the military and civilian agencies on the post. Recognizing these contributions, she is the recipient of three Commander’s Awards for Public Service.

Between 1997 and 2002, Linda served as the Vice-President of the Airports Council International - North America. This organization represents 450 commercial airports in North America. At the Airports Council, she led grass roots activities and public relations programs to advance airports’ common agendas, including airport funding and environmental issues.

Linda also served as Director of Public Affairs at BWI Marshall Airport between 1982 and 1997, where she supervised a wide variety of public affairs activities, including media relations and special events. A special event of note included the arrival ceremony for Pope John Paul II. During her tenure, the airport strengthened its multi-modal access, with the introduction of light rail and significant growth in service at the BWI Rail station. She and the airport team were honored for overall communications and marketing excellence by the Airport Council International- North America and multiple awards from the Public Relations Society of America.

An Anne Arundel County resident, and a graduate of Western Maryland College (now McDaniel), she completed graduate work at the American University and is a graduate of Leadership Anne Arundel.