Board of Directors

The Downtown Annapolis Partnership Board of Directors represents a broad cross-section of the business areas within the City.   Board members bring to DAP the concerns and opportunities in each business area, and the DAP organization designs and delivers business enhancement programs in support of each business area.

The DAP memership elects the Board of Directors and the Officers of the organization.


Matt Schatzle



Melanie Murphy

Owner, The Annapolis Pottery

Vice Chairman

Judy Buddensick

Owner, Francis Marketing Group


Daryl Strayer

VP General Manager, Historic Inns of Annapolis


Steven Samaras

Owner, Zachary's Jewelers

Past President


Royal Bundy

Marketing Director, Rams Head Group

Jennifer Donahoe

Owner, Mills Fine Wines and Spirits

Miriam Stanicic

Director, Community Relations, USNA

Hollis Minor

Economic Development Manager, City of Annapolis

Joe Rubino

CFO, Deputy Superintendent for Finance, USNA

Jenny Seth

Co-Owner, Annapolis Running Shop

Heather Skipper

Director, Guide Operations, Watermark