Howe named executive director of Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance

Jeannie Howe took over as executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance on Jan. 3, succeeding J. Buck Jabaily, who left to create the Baltimore Open Theatre. Howe, who has 20 years of experience in leadership positions with nonprofit organizations, has served as president of the Everyman Theatre board of directors. More recently, as a consultant, she led the Capital Campaign, which has raised nearly $17 million for the theater company’s move downtown next season. As founder and president of BayCliff Associates since 2008, Howe has been a management and fundraising consultant. Before that, she spent 10 years with the Marrow Foundation (now Be the Match Foundation) in Washington, D.C., in positions including vice president and chief development and program officer. She is a founding member of the Baltimore Book Festival Leadership Committee and serves on the Parent Advisory Group for Baltimore School for the Arts. Howe has a B.A. in theater from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and an M.A. in theater from Miami University in Ohio. Boards Paula Carmody, Maryland People’s Counsel, recently was elected to a one-year term as president of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates. The nonprofit organization represents consumers in state and federal utility proceedings. Carmody was an assistant attorney general in the Consumer Protection Division, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, from 2004 to 2007. She also has been an assistant people’s counsel with the Office of People’s Counsel, the managing attorney of the Baltimore office of the UAW-GM Legal Services Plan, and a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Bureau, in Maryland.