Hopkinson, Mickey Join CBMM Board of Governors


The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Board of Governors added two new members at its most recent meeting—Francis Hopkinson, Jr., who is re-joining the Board after a year’s absence, and new Governor Anne E. Mickey.

Hopkinson previously served on CBMM’s Board of Governors from 2011 to 2017, and as chair of its Shipyard Committee. He is retired from a career in information technology, specializing in telecommunications at AAA Mid-Atlantic, and moved from suburban Philadelphia to St. Michaels, Md., in 2007 with his wife, Jane.

Hopkinson served 12 years with the Pennsylvania National Guard. He has been involved with many non-profit organizations in both Philadelphia and St. Michaels, including the St. Michaels Fire Department, where he has been both a trustee and treasurer. His hobbies include boating, antique boat restoration, and woodworking. He has one son, Edward.

Francis Hopkinson, Jr. and Anne E. Mickey

Mickey is an attorney in Cozen O’Connor’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the firm and regularly advises foreign and U.S. companies on contract, corporate, ship financing, and transactional matters. She assists clients with contract disputes and with issues concerning cabotage laws, leases, charters, equipment acquisition, vessel construction, and citizenship. She also represents clients before the Maritime Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Defense, and other agencies. She joined the firm in 2010.

Mickey earned her undergraduate degree from Smith College in 1973, and her law degree from George Washington University Law School in 1976. She is ranked by Chambers & Partners USA in nationwide shipping regulatory and shipping finance. She and her husband, Frank, divide their time between homes in Bethesda and Royal Oak, Md.

At the same meeting, CBMM also recognized three retiring members of its Board of Governors—Frank C. Marshall, Lelde Schmitz, and Richard W. Snowdon, who most recently served as the Board’s secretary.

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and culture of the entire Chesapeake Bay region, and making this resource available to all.

Every aspect of fulfilling this mission is driven by CBMM’s values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship, along with a commitment to providing engaging guest experiences and transformative educational programming, all while serving as a vital community partner. For more information, visit cbmm.org or call 410-745-2916.

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