Members of the Planning Commission

Wilbur Cunningham, Chairman

Victor Clark Jr., Citizen Representative

Victor Bonaparte, Citizen Representative

The Honorable Edward Reisinger, City Council Representative

Robert Hopkins, Citizen Representative

Colin Tarbert, Mayor’s Office Representative

Marcia Collins, Dept. of Public Works Representative

Cheo D. Hurley, Citizen Representative


Biographies

Wilbur Cunningham

Chairman
Planning

Wilbur E. Cunningham is Vice President of the Living Classroom Foundation. He served in the Baltimore City Council for ten years where he chaired the Land Use Committee, the Health and Environment committee and represented the City Council on the Planning Commission. Following his service in the City Council, he was the Economic Coordinator for Mayor Kurt Schmoke.  Cunningham has served as President of the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Community Association, Housing Chairman of CPHA, and on the Board of NECO, Northeast Real Estate Conservation Project.  He was also president of the Baltimore City College Alumni Association. Both of his children attended Baltimore City Public Schools beginning in Kindergarten and culminating with graduation from Baltimore City College High School. 

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Victor Clark Jr.

Citizen Representative
Planning 
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Victor Clark, Jr. is currently a Program Manager for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (MDBED). He has been serving on the Baltimore City Community Relations Commission since 1995 and the Baltimore City Board of Fire Commissioners since 2000. He served on the Baltimore City Wage Commission from 1986 – 1994. Prior to his present position at MDBED, he was an Account Executive at Booker T. Washington Foundation and provided professional consulting services at Mile One Corporation. Mr. Clark  received his High School Diploma from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and holds a B.S. Degree from University of Baltimore.

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Victor Bonaparte

Citizen Representative
Planning 

Victor Bonaparte is currently a Socio-Economic Planner for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Baltimore Region. A lifelong resident of Baltimore City, he is an active member of the Hillsdale Heights Neighborhood Association. A 1992 graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program, he has served on the boards of Liberty Medical Center, Bon Secours Hospital, Civic Works and the International Book Bank. He has broad experience in Capital Planning and Budgeting in local and state government. Prior to assuming his present position at the BMC, he was a capital projects planner at the Baltimore City Planning Department, rising from staff planner to Deputy Director. Along the way, his responsibilities included serving as Chief of the Capital Improvement Planning, Commissioner of the Department of Transportation and the Mayor’s Capital Projects Coordinator before retiring from city government in 1996. Following his career with Baltimore City, he held positions at the Maryland Department of Planning, serving as the Secretary’s Designee to the Public School Construction Program and Director of Capital Planning and Development Review from 1997 to 2002. He holds a B.S. Degree from Morgan State University and a MGA from the University of Maryland University College.

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The Honorable Edward Reisinger

City Council Representative
Baltimore City Council Baltimore City Council

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Robert Hopkins

Citizen Representative
Planning Commission 

Robert B. Hopkins, a lifelong Baltimore resident, is a partner in the Baltimore office of the international law firm of Duane Morris, where he practices civil litigation. He is also the Vice President of Baltimore based American Maritime Cases and is on the Boards of the Maritime Law Association of the Unites States and the Admiralty Law Institute. He is an active member of the Saint Davids Church and lives in the Fourth District with his wife and two children.

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Colin Tarbert

Mayor’s Office Representative
Mayor's Office

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Marcia Collins

Dept. of Public Works Representative
DPW

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Cheo D. Hurley

Citizen Representative
Planning 
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Cheo D. Hurley began his community development career as a Business Analyst for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Since 2009, he has served as Vice President, Community and Economic Development at the Park Heights Renaissance, Inc., a non-profit organization tasked with implementing the Park Heights Master Plan. He oversees all real estate and community-development activities related to the implementation of the Park Heights Master Plan. Mr. Hurley holds a B.B.A, Degree from Howard University, an MPA from American University and a Master of Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.

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