Madeline Yates

Madeline Yates Executive Director
(301) 676-3192

Madeline is the founding director of the Maryland-DC Campus Compact 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.

Meg Rego

Meg Rego Associate Director of Programs
(301) 696-3279

Meg serves at the Associate Director for Programs. She has a deep commitment to the power and possibility that community-based learning initiatives hold for students, institutions and the community. With a Master's of Public Administration as well as a BA from Villanova University, she also works as a professor of Nonprofit Management for her Alma Mater. Meg currently resides in Washington, DC and enjoys exploring the city with her pup Sadie.

Karin Abma

Karin Abma Partnerships and Development Coordinator
(301) 696-3282

Karin works on P-20 Partnerships, fund development, and communications for MDCCC. 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 and reading a good book.

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.

Emily Knowles-Kellett

Emily Knowles-KellettP-20 CONNECTS Partnerships Coordinator

Emily has a background in healthy youth development and community partnership-building. Working with NYC and Chicago non-profit organizations, Emily worked with teachers in under-served school districts to infuse core curricula with sustainable arts and integrative learning opportunities. She taught Social Studies in Maryland and Pennsylvania before serving as the local coordinator of the federal Drug Free Communities program in Adams County, Pennsylvania with Collaborating for Youth. Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in Teaching Social Studies form Hunter College – CUNY.

Kathryn Brothers

Kathryn BrothersAmeriCorps VISTA Leader
(301) 696-3281

Kathryn recently finished VISTA service in Philadelphia working with public health initiatives as the health policy coordinator, implementing the Affordable Care Act at Congreso de Latinos Unidos. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Born and raised in western Pennsylvania, she enjoys travelling and lived in Spain for three years before serving with AmeriCorps.

David Tran

David TranWeb Content Manager
(301) 768-0236

David is MDCCC's Web Content Manager. He holds a BA degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. David has several years of web content and publishing experience with companies such as USA TODAY, Rosetta Stone, and Slate Magazine. A Maryland native, David is a history geek, a tech nerd, and trains in martial arts such as boxing, judo, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.