CCMA Staff


Madeline Yates

Madeline Yates Executive Director
(301) 676-3192

Madeline is the founding director of the Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic with twenty-five years of experience in cross-cultural programming and service-learning, both K-12 and higher education. She has traveled extensively; living, working, and volunteering for extended periods of time in Japan, Haiti, the Philippines, Nicaragua, and New Zealand. While teaching and working at the Maryland State Department of Education, she received several fellowships, including two Fullbrights to India and South Africa, and others to Kyrgyzstan and Ecuador. She has consulted domestically and internationally. Her BA and MA are from Gettysburg and Hood College respectively.

Corinne DeRoberts

Corinne DeRoberts Associate Director of Programs
(301) 696-3279

Corinne hails from Boonton, NJ and received her B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Towson University. She received her M.S. in Higher Education & Student Affairs from Indiana University. After receiving her B.A., Corinne served as the Towson University Maryland Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Service-Learning Coordinator. After graduate school, Corinne worked at Towson University as the Coordinator of Community Service where she engaged students in long and short term volunteer opportunities. Corinne enjoys road trips, crafting, and cheering on the New York Yankees.

Hilary Eddy Stipelman

Hilary Eddy Stipelman Executive Assistant
(301) 696-3280

Hilary Eddy Stipelman recently moved to Frederick from New York, and joins the Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic as its Executive Assistant. Hilary is a seasoned program administrator with over 15 years of professional experience working with nonprofit organizations. Hilary is the former Director of Outreach & Exhibitions at The Anne Frank Center USA, where she was in charge of the Center’s North American Traveling Exhibitions program. Hilary holds a BA from Smith College and an MS Ed in Museum Education from Bank Street College.

Karin Abma

Karin Abma MDCCC VISTA and Communications Coordinator
(301) 696-3282

Karin works on the CCMA AmeriCorps VISTA program and communications for CCMA. Interested in international history and politics, she completed her Master’s at the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, after receiving an undergrad in History and French from Calvin College in Michigan. She enjoys hiking, reading a good book, and playing roller derby.

Pat Bassett

Pat Bassett Office Manager
(301) 696-3280

Pat moved to the Gettysburg area in 2001 from South Jersey where she was born, raised and lived most of her life. She worked for Kosta Glove and Safety for 28 years before moving to Pennsylvania to be closer to her son and his family. She is an avid tennis player, is learning to play golf, and loves spending time with her two grandchildren.

Ellie Blaser

Pat Bassett AmeriCorps VISTA P20 Coordinator
(301) 696-3228

Eleanor is a recent graduate of Hood College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. Born in Frederick, MD, Eleanor grew up near the Annapolis area before moving back to Frederick to attend college. While at Hood, she succeeded academically and made her mark on the campus. Eleanor was even featured on the “Best of Hood” webpage. She also continued to develop a passion for feminism and social justice. Her main love in life is writing, and she is especially excited to get to use that skill as an AmeriCorps VISTA for Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic.

Ivana Lopez Espinosa

Web Designer and Special Proojects Intern

Ivana is in her second year at Gettysburg College. She plans to recieve her B.A. in Sociology with a double minor in German Studies and Music. Ivana is planning on a carrer in the administration side of higher education. She is the first student assistant at the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Gettysburg College.