BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Kenneth G. Kubu is a Commercial Loan Portfolio Manager and Vice President with Sandy Spring Bank and manages a commercial loan portfolio in excess of $100 million.  He has been with the bank since October 1986.  He has been on the OOOMC Board as a member since January 2009 and a member of the Finance Committee since July 2012.

Dennis McDowell is President of OOOMC. He retired from the Maryland Mental Health Administration in January 2011 where he was a staff mental health block grant planner. He then joined the Board of Directors of On Our Own of Montgomery County.  He has worked with many in state mental health leadership as part of his job with the Maryland Advisory Council on Mental Hygiene.  He is involved with other Mental Health Organizations such as the Mental Health Association where he has volunteered on the Governmental Affairs Committee.

Shahid Muhammad is a native of Montgomery County.  He attended Gaithersburg High School.  Mr. Muhammad is currently the principal of Brookhaven Elementary School in Rockville, MD.  Mr. Muhammad has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in School Supervision and Leadership.  Mr. Muhammad has worked in the field of education for 22 years.  He has been active with the board of OOOMC since February 2015 and was elected in April 2015.

Kent Reilly is a consumer advocate who became involved with St. Luke’s House (now Cornerstone). Specifically, he was interested in their Government Affairs Committee, and began his advocacy work there. He became attracted to OOOMC in 2008, and has been involved with the organization since then, including attending the annual Action Annapolis events. He likes working with OOOMC members and wants to continue to be active with the organization. He has worked as a social coordinator at a local nursing home as well as a volunteer receptionist at an apartment house.

Warren Simonsen is a Counsel with the IRS, and serves as Treasurer of OOOMC. He is also a member of the Finance Committee. He is familiar with the OOOMC goals and program initiatives. He is very experienced with communications, public and media relations; participation in interagency committees; public speaking; and writing and journalism. He also has experience with strategic planning; program planning and evaluation; recruiting, hiring and evaluating personnel; financial management and control; organizational development; information technology; and special events planning and implementing.

Bob Walsh is a mental health consumer advocate. He is on his 2nd third-year term on the Montgomery County Mental Health Advisory Committee. He is an EAP counselor and volunteers at the Silver Spring Drop In Center. He has worked at both Holy Cross and Sibley Memorial Hospital and at Cornerstone Montgomery (formerly St. Luke’s House). He has a MGA in Human Resources from the University of Maryland.

Curtis B. Terrell is a 10 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is currently a Certified Peer Support Specialist at the Washington, DC VA Medical Center and a Board Certified Peer Recovery Specialist in the State of Maryland. He represents the Department of Veterans Affairs at monthly meetings on behalf of Serving Together, a program that builds upon nearly sixty years of service to the Washington, DC community. Serving Together works to strengthen communities and empower individuals to reach optimal mental wellness. A resident of Montgomery County, Curtis volunteers at On Our Own and has served on its Board of Trustees since June 2016.