Board Members


Southwest Visions Foundation (SWV) is governed by a citizen board of community members. To contact the board, email

Jay Dillow is a dedicated advocate for building community and neighborhood relations. He is a long-time Southwest Baltimore County resident who has more than 20+ years of management and leadership experience predominantly in the education and non-profit sector. Jay has also worked in the construction, retail and restaurant industries and brings extensive experience in creative problem solving and team building.

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President John "Jay" Dillow

Carolyn Anthon is the Managing Director for the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences with 10+ years working in the non-profit sector and nearly a decade of experience working with a Board of Directors on the executive side. She grew up in Buffalo, NY and has called Maryland home since 2006. She's an Arbutus resident who is passionate about sustainability, community building and bucket lists.

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Vice-President Carolyn J. Anthon

Paula Wolf, a 60+ year resident of Arbutus, is a driven community advocate and impassioned leader. Previous officer positions include president of the former Greater Arbutus Community Alliance, vice president of the Arbutus Business & Professional Association (now known as the Greater Arbutus Business Association), and secretary of the Halethorpe Improvement Association.  She currently holds membership in various southwestern Baltimore County community and civic organizations including UMBC’s Neighbor Relations Committee. Upon recommendation of the state Secretary of Health, Paula received a gubernatorial appointment to the Spring Grove Hospital Center Citizens Advisory Board. Prior to retirement, Paula spent a decade assisting constituents across Baltimore and Howard Counties as administrative aide to then District 12 state Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer. 

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Secretary Paula Wolf

Marilyn Maitland, an educator and business professional, has served as Consultant to Maryland State Department of Education.  She has led corporate and international sales training for IBM, General Electric and Digital Equipment.  Her experience in sales management and leading business development teams is extensive.

As a community advocate she has served as Chair of Howard County Maryland Board of Health, Regional coordinator of Children’s Friendship Project of Northern Ireland and President of her community associations.  She is founding member and President of the Baltimore County Arts Guild.

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Board Marilyn Maitland

Candace Dodson-Reed currently serves as the Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Candace also serves as vice chair of the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County, as a member of the Haverford College Anti-Racism Accountability and Advancement Group, and as a board member/chair of the DEI committee of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters. She is an artist with photography exhibits at Busboys and Poets and the 3rd. In 2020, Candace was named a Maryland Top 100 Woman.

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Sally Fricke has been a licensed Real Estate agent in Maryland for the past 23 years. She has been the President of the Kensington Improvement Association (KIA), a board member of KIA, chaired numerous events for KIA, PTA President and Vice President at Halethorpe Elementary & Arbutus Middle Schools, a PTA member at The Washington Carver Center for the Arts and an active PTA member at Catonsville High School. She has provided various shred-day events for the southwest communities, sponsored several First-time home buyer seminars within our community, collected items TOYS for TOTS, helped at various food banks within our community, and joined the Southwest Vision Foundation Board in 2022.

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Bettina Tebo grew up in Anne Arundel County and came to Southwest Baltimore in 1987 when she joined the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department as an EMT. She fell in love with the community and has continued to play, work and serve in a variety of leadership positions ever since. She is a lifetime member of the AVFD, past board member of the AVFD and Wilkens Police Community Relations Organization plus served as President on the Arbutus Business and Professional Association and Greater Arbutus Business Association. Most recently she has been the Executive Director for the Greater Arbutus Business Association and the founding member of Southwest Visions Foundation.

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Board Bettina Tebo


As Executive Director of UMBC Transit and Community Connections, Mr. Regier oversees the staff, budget, and operations of a comprehensive transportation system providing transit and charter bus services to University departments, students, staff, and faculty. With a ridership of over 500,000, eight local routes, a fleet of twenty seven vehicles and forty employees, UMBC Transit is a regional sustainable asset promoting economic and social connectedness between neighboring communities and the University. Mr. Regier is a member of the Greater Arbutus  Business Association, Southwest Visions Foundation, and is the construction and lease manager of OCA Mocha - a University sponsored community focused meeting space and coffee shop in Arbutus. 

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Nick Stewart is a partner at Duane Morris LLP; He is in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group.

In 2021, he co-founded the community organization “We The People – Baltimore County” to advocate for equity in connection with Baltimore County’s master planning process. Nick is an advisory council member for Strong Future Maryland – a nonprofit designed to address systemic inequality and promote a sustainable, just and prosperous economic future for all Marylanders. He is also an executive committee member with the Lawyers' Campaign Against Hunger, which raises funds to combat food insecurity in Maryland. And he is a member of both the Maryland State Bar Association and the Maryland Chapter of the Association of Corporate Growth.

In addition, Nick has served in various capacities for several organizations in the region: the Greater Baltimore Committee, a member and later vice-chair of the Baltimore County Board of Education, and board member and executive committee member for the Baltimore County Workforce Development Board.

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