(Annapolis, MD) — WNAV–The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) has announced it has a new president and CEO. Her name is Hilary Harp Falk, and she succeeds William Baker, who began working for CBF as an intern in 1976 and has been President & CEO of the organization since 1981.
Ms. Harp comes to the CBF from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), where she was their Chief Program Officer, and held other positions at the NWF, and Director of the Choose Clean Water Coalition, creating a coalition of more than 200 advocacy organizations working together to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay.
The CBF says it conducted a national search for a replacement for President Baker, who has been serving the foundation for 40 years. Ms. Falk lives in Annapolis with her husband and two children. Her first day at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation is January 3, 2022.