William C. Baker

President and CEO, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation

William C. Baker is the president and CEO of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Mr. Baker is Vice Chairman of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Hospital and Medical School), a board member of the Baltimore Community Foundation, a director of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, and an Honorary Board Member of the Garden Club of America. He serves as a director of the Brown Advisory & Trust Company, and The Greater Washington Board of Trade Green Committee.
He is on the UMBC Board of Visitors, and served as a founding member of the Living Classrooms Foundation, the Metropolitan Washington Smart Growth Alliance, and the Institute for the Venice Lagoon.

A past trustee of Washington College, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Public Service there in 1991. He has also been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Baltimore, an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from St. Mary’s College, a Washingtonian Magazine “"Washingtonian of the Year"” award, and the Speaker’s Medallion from the Maryland House of Delegates for outstanding contributions to the citizens of the state.

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