Board of Trustees at the InCharge Institute

InCharge Institute Board of Trustees

Richard Anderson, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Anderson has extensive experience working with Congress, federal agencies, the executive branch, and numerous state legislatures. For many years he has been an instrumental leader in positively affecting national and state legislation, and is a respected advocate on energy, environmental, and tax issues. Dr. Anderson served as Director of Government Affairs for a major environmental company from 1987 to 1998. Previous to that he was an assistant professor at Boston University, where he created graduate degree programs, taught graduate classes in planning, computer applications, and environmental health. He is the author of 22 published articles and co-author of 2 textbooks, and he has contributed chapters in 3 books.

Dr. Anderson earned his Ph.D. and master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, and received dual bachelor’s degrees in English and Urban Studies from Livingston College.

Florence Watford

Florence Watford has been a Trustee since April 2007.

Florence “Flo” Watford currently works for Frederick Memorial Hospital as a Human Resources Business Partner. Flo provides HR expertise to all levels of employees regarding staffing, recruiting, employee relations, benefits, and compensation. She recently transitioned to Frederick Memorial Hospital Corporation after working with M&T Bank for the past eleven years as the VP of Human Resources.

Ms. Watford previously worked in Human Resource for InCharge Institute of America, Inc., based in Columbia, Maryland. She remained with the company until the headquarters was relocated to Orlando, Florida, in 2002.

Prior to joining InCharge, Ms. Watford spent several years in HR in the banking industry focusing on all areas of human resources management.

She received her B.S. in Business Education from Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Additionally, she has provided training to managers on a wide variety of human resources laws and policies. The training she provides includes human resources guidelines, managing performance and effective interviewing.

Ms. Watford is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and The Howard County Human Resources Association. She also serves as a Secretary on the Executive Board for Randallstown Elementary School PTA.