Common Ownership Communities Commissioners

Timothy L. Smith, Chair
​​• Nicole A. Williams, Vice Chair​
​• Terry L. Anderson, Secretary
​​• Rafe R. Ellison
​​• Joanne Jackson
​​• John H. King ​
​• Cassandra J. Lewis
​​• Aaron A. Marcavitch
​• Cheryl Butler Walker

​Non-Voting Members
​• Sherri Conner, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
​• Gary Cunningham, Department of Permit and Inspections
​• Martin Harris, Department of Public Works and Transportation
​• Nicole Garrett, Department of Housing and Community Development
​• Karen Straughn, Maryland Office of the Attorney General
​• Rosalee Dodson, Prince George's County Office of Law

Commission Meetings

The Commission on Common Ownership Communities meets on the 4th Wednesday (exceptions may apply) of every month at the Office of Community Relations 9200 Basil Ct., Suite 105Largo, MD 20774.  Find meeting dates, times, locations and agendas on the County calendar.

Commission Duties

​CB-49-2015 established the Commission on Common Ownership Communities. The purpose of the Commission is to ensure the proper establishment and operation of homeowners’ associations, condominium associations and cooperative housing units. Additionally, the Commission is to promote public awareness and association membership understanding of the rights and obligations of living in a common ownership community. This Commission is also responsible for assisting and overseeing the development of coordinated community and government policies, programs and services which support these communities.