Board of Directors
OIC of AAC Leaderhip
George Phelps (Founding Chair deceased):
Civil rights activist, the late George H. Phelps, Jr. was a long term resident of Annapolis, MD. Mr. Phelps was educated in the Annapolis area and later attended A & T College in Greensboro, NC. Mr. Phelps continued his education in the areas of security and protection at the Defense Industrial Institute and U.S. Civil Service Commission in Washington D.C. After his extensive training in law enforcement and security, Mr. Phelps was appointed the position of Chief of Physical Security at the Naval Ship Research and Development Center. Mr. Phelps was also the first African American Deputy Sheriff of Anne Arundel County. Mr. Phelps was a long-time member of the Annapolis Rotary Club.
Steven H. Johnson (Chair):
Steve Johnson is a retired management consultant who has lived in Annapolis since 1988 and raised two children here. He's currently writing a book, Thoughtful Patriotism, that outlines a more mature approach to the nation's future. Steve's consulting background includes stints with Bain and Company, Gemini Consulting, and Education Resource Strategies. In the mid-80s, Steve worked for Cummins Engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant; while there he helped the plant launch its shift toward Just In Time Manufacturing. Earlier, in the 1970s, as a taxi driver and a union president at Denver Yellow Cab, he led the driver buyout that turned the company into a driver-owned cooperative. Steve Johnson holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA from Harvard. He is presently Clerk of Session at the First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis and a member of the Parole Rotary Club. Steve is married to Martha Johnson, former Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration.
Edward A. Greene (Executive Director):
Before joining the team here at OIC of AAC, Mr. Greene served his country as a member of America's armed forces for thirty plus years. For almost all of this time, Ed served as an Army Band Master, constantly instructing the musicians he led. In 2006, Mr. Geene received his Masters degree in Business Administration from Sojourner Douglass College.