Leadership Team

The Blue Ribbon Project Leadership Team is a core group of dedicated individuals who volunteer their time. Members of The Blue Ribbon Project's Leadership Team come from a variety of backgrounds and professionals who bring unique knowledge and skills to the table and work to support the mission of The Blue Ribbon Project. It is the Leadership Team that work to implement and operate each of the programs offered by The Blue Ribbon Project. 


  • Taylor Pyles

    Taylor Pyles

    Founder/Executive Director


    Taylor Pyles grew up in Anne Arundel County Maryland. As a child, Taylor’s mother fell victim to several mental health issues, leading to physical abuse within the home. In the early 1980’s, Taylor was removed from this abusive environment and entered the system under Department of Social ...

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  • Mary LeDoux

    Mary LeDoux

    As a member of the Blue Ribbon Project, Mary joined the Leadership Team in 2016. Ms. LeDoux was introduced to the foundation through her involvement as a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Anne Arundel County and previous experience as a foster parent. As a CASA, Mary advocates ...

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  • Barb North

    Hi! I am a G-ma (Gee-ma aka grandma) recently retired from Lockheed Martin where we developed Air Traffic  Control software. I've been married for 41 years and we have been blessed with 3 children and 3 grands. In retirement, I have wanted to give back. I was excited about Backpacks of Love ...

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  • Paige Supko

    Paige Supko

    Paige serves as The Blue Ribbon Project's Director of Communications and Public Affairs. She has been active with The Blue Ribbon Project since 2015, when the "offices" were a tiny annex building with barely enough room for 3 or 4 people to work.  Paige has been an elementary school Music ...

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  • Carly Campbell

    Backpacks of Love Team Captain

    Carly joined The Blue Ribbon Project's Leadership Team in December of 2016. Carly gained interest in The Blue Ribbon Project through hosting a donation day during her final semester of nursing school in May of 2016. Currently here at The Blue Ribbon Project Carly is one of the leaders on the ...

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  • Judy Farrell

    Judy Farrell

    Judy was born and raised in Tulsa, OK but joined the Navy after college and hasn't stopped moving since!  After 9.5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, she left the Navy to earn a M.A. in Administrative Leadership and become a Strengths and Leadership consultant at Strengths Consulting Group, LLC. ...

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  • Glen Camara

    My name is Glen Camara. The last 10 years I have been a Federal Police Officer in Washington,DC. Prior to that I was a Master Electrician for 12 years. I'm a Maryland native and presently live on Kent Island. I have a great wife named Beth and we've been married the last 2 years and together the ...

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Members & Volunteers

Join The Blue Ribbon Project Leadership Team

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The Blue Ribbon Project is currently seeking interested and dedicated individuals who are looking to become a part of our "Leadership Team". The Leadership Team is a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills which complement the mission of The Blue Ribbon Project and help move the organization forward.  To learn more about this great opportunity, please --CLICK HERE--.

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