Vincent Moulden is a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County who grew up in Severn but later moved to Annapolis and graduated from Annapolis Senior High School. Vincent first joined the County Executive’s Office in March 2020 as a Community Engagement Officer after spending over a decade working with non-profit associations developing innovative engagement campaigns. As the Community Engagement Officer for Annapolis and South County, Vincent focused on building connections in the community and directing residents to county resources. A year later, he was promoted to Assistant Director of Community Engagement & Constituent Services. This position enabled Vincent to take a leadership role in the office and focus on county-wide strategic engagement efforts such as the annual budget town halls, award ceremonies, regional summits, and other initiatives. During this time, Vincent also played an integral role in expanding digital engagement efforts and nurturing relationships with key stakeholders.
Vincent now leads the Office of Community Engagement & Constituent Services. He guides a team dedicated to helping Anne Arundel County Government be responsive and accessible to all residents. As the Director, Vincent works closely with county leadership to ensure the public’s perspective is at the forefront of the decision-making process, the community stays informed on the County Executive’s initiatives, and resident concerns are addressed promptly.
As Multicultural Affairs Officer, Sergio reports to the County Executive and provides oversight and support to immigrant communities. Mr. Polanco works cross-culturally to engage diverse community members with the goal of identifying and presenting community needs to county government agencies. Additionally, as Multicultural Affairs Officer, he works with representatives from other departments to develop and implement targeted outreach strategies to multicultural/multilingual communities and support cultural programs that highlight the diversity and multiculturalism of Anne Arundel County.
Mr. Polanco is also the host of “Foro Comunitario Virtual,” a Spanish-language virtual program on the Anne Arundel County Facebook page. He interviews bilingual guests such as healthcare professionals, business owners, and government officials that have a social, economic and cultural impact on our community.
Courtney Buiniskis is a native of southern Anne Arundel County and is proud and honored to serve in the CECS Office. Mrs. Buiniskis has a Masters Degree in Higher Education and was an educator for 17 years, most recently with Anne Arundel Community College. Courtney’s communication skills coupled with her hard work ethic will be beneficial in fostering meaningful conversations and relationships within the community.
Mrs. Buiniskis is passionate about serving Anne Arundel County residents and communities and enjoys South County living in Shady Side with her husband, son and family dog Kroscoe.
Jennifer Holson has over 25 years of administrative experience in both county government and the private sector. She served for several years as a Planner on the Critical Area team within the Office of Planning & Zoning team then as Executive Assistant to the Planning & Zoning Officer. Jennifer brings a realm of knowledge and experience to the CECS team with a personal commitment to educate, assist and help facilitate County residents as they navigate through County departments and services, especially those services related to Land Use.
Ms. Holson sits on the Interfaith Advisory Council as an ex-officio member and has completed basic WEB EOC training for the Office of Emergency Management response system. Ms. Holson can be seen out in the community willing to lend a helping hand at various County Executive Town Halls and community events. Be sure to stop and say hello to see how she can be of service to you or your community.
Tiyana Parker is a proud Anne Arundel County native and received her early education through Anne Arundel County Public Schools. In 2009, Tiyana graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor's Degree concentrating in Communications, Public Relations, and Psychology. Before joining the County Executive’s Office as a Community Engagement Officer, Tiyana served as the Chief of Staff for Maryland State Delegate Shaneka Henson. In this role, she assisted the delegate with legislation-related activities. She also connected many residents to local, state, and national resources, including eviction prevention assistance, food distribution sites, low-cost/no-cost health care, legal aid, job training, and so much more.
Tiyana is a member of Leadership Anne Arundel, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, and a proud recipient of the 2022 “The Few of the Many” Sojourner Truth Award presented by County Executive Steuart Pittman and The Caucus of African American leaders. In her free time, Tiyana enjoys volunteering in the community to spearhead college tours for youth, volunteer at food drives, and organize community clean-ups and resource giveaways. Through her sorority, Tiyana has previously chaired the Build Your Financial Legacy Committee and currently chairs the Enhance Your
Tameka Smith is a native Annapolitan with numerous years of state and local government experience. Prior to becoming a member of Community Engagement and Constituent Services, Tameka was a valued member of the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works, Bureau of Highways. She is an alumna of Leadership Anne Arundel’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy and is also a member of NAMI Anne Arundel where she volunteers and serves as a program facilitator for NAMI’s Family-to-Family Program.
Tameka also supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and has studied psychology and health and human services at the Anne Arundel Community College. Mental health is where Tameka’s heart is and in her spare time, you can find her supporting her son’s high school athletic career, advocating for better mental health resources and better overall treatment for those in the Black and brown communities, and trying to bring about positive change.
Hannah Thompson’s work with communities has taken many forms over recent years. After graduating from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Music Composition, she started her career as a performing artist and an audio engineer in New York City. Hannah found a niche working at non-profit, community oriented institutions like The Jalopy Theatre and Creative Alliance, that center on community events and educational outreach programs in their mission. In 2020, Hannah transitioned full time into the political sphere, working in the field on campaigns in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties.
Since Hannah started high school, volunteering and political activism has been a big part of her life. For three summers, she ran a music program at a camp for families affected by pediatric cancer, and has participated in many political and charitable benefits throughout her career.
Heidi May started out as the first point of contact for all visitors to the County Executive’s Office. She served on the Diversity Council for two years and is now the Executive Assistant to the Director of Community Engagement & Constituent Services. Heidi believes in the importance of giving back to the community. It was through her spirit of volunteerism and involvement in a number of local charities that she came to join the Office of the County Executive.
When not tackling the daily administrative aspects of the CECS office, Heidi collects salvaged materials and turns them into repurposed art for her 3-D art company which she displays at various festivals and markets. Her love of art and music began as a child in New York City where Heidi had a theatrical upbringing in some of NYC’s iconic theaters. Heidi enjoys Anne Arundel County living with her husband and two playful german shepherds.