Nominating Committee Information

A nominating committee of Baltimore City community members, students, faculty, and staff will review applications and develop a list of recommended nominees for consideration by university leadership, who will submit final recommendations to the Maryland State Senate for confirmation during the 2023 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. 

The JH Accountability Board Application is now open.

Nominating Committee Members

Nominating Committee Chair

Calvin Smith,  Director of Student Leadership and Involvement, Johns Hopkins University* 

Nominating Committee Members

Community Members

  • Melvin Wilson,  Co-Director, Turnaround Tuesday
  • James (JT) Timpson, Director for Community Partnership and Safety, Roca Maryland and Roca Impact Institute


  • Jonathan Flombaum,  Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Catherine Ling, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University


  • Nilaya Baccus-Hairston, Registrar, Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute
  • Erin Fox, Sr. Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Johns Hopkins University


  • Tiffany Riser, PhD Student, School of Nursing
  • Samhita Vasu, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering

*Non-voting chair