Veronica M. Black has been a resident of the Edgewood Community for nearly 15 years. As a concerned citizen of the community, she has volunteered to serve on numerous community efforts. She has served on the Edgewood Community Council for over 7 year, President of Harford Landing Homeowners Association for 6 years, and currently serves as the Vice President for the Edgewood-Joppatowne Independence Day Parade Community for nearly 6 years. She is a member of Rooted Bible Fellowship Church where she serves on several ministries including the Community Outreach Ministry. Ms. Black is employed by the Maryland State Health Department as the Deputy Director in the Office of Preparedness and Response where she renders strategic planning and preparedness initiatives to help prepare Maryland’s local health departments, hospitals, and other medical communities for large scale public health and medical events. Prior to working at the Maryland Department of Health, Ms. Black worked over 20 years in Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions gaining valuable skills including components from clinical, academia, and research activities. She has extensive experiences in strategic planning, quality improvement, program management, financial management and administration.
Ms. Black received her Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Business and Management from The Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education in 2002. She then completed her Masters of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in International Business at The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School in 2008.