Friends of Chapman State Park, Inc. is a Section 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, not-for-profit volunteer organization founded to support Chapman State Park and Mount Aventine Manor. Friends of Chapman State Park, Inc. (EIN 06-1834784) is classified as a Public Charity under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions are tax deductible.

Board of Directors


President: Sheryl Elliott
Vice President: David Chapman
Treasurer: Linda Dyson
Secretary: Carol Schnitzler


John Anderson
Jennifer Bryant
Mike Callahan
Richard Cook
Chris Dudley
Bob Lukinic
Bob Maclay
Vicki Marckel
Nancy Megas

Honorary Board Member

Margit Bessenyey Williams

Maryland Park Service Representative

Elena Gilroy