For the first time in ten years, the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) have elected a new president. The CBES board elected George Mapp to replace outgoing president Arthur Upshur. Mapp has some big shoes to fill, including the legacy of founder Suzanne Westcoat.
Mapp was born and raised in Nassawaddox and graduated from William and Mary. He has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Southern Mississippi University.
An avid biker, Mapp currently serves on the Eastern Shore Rail Trail (ESRT) Working Group and the ESRT Foundation.
No stranger to volunteer work, Mapp volunteers at The Nature Conservancy, staffing events and helping with oyster reef and seagrass restoration.
George is also an Eastern Shore Master Naturalist, and currently serves on the