We love our town

ECP committees devote hundreds of volunteer hours each year to support OEC businesses, increase the positive visibility of the town, and collaborate with the county to move the historic district into a safe and bright future

ECP Committees

Fresh ideas and energy are always welcome!
As part of the Main Street Maryland program, ECP focuses our energy in 5 committee areas. For questions or to learn more, please click on the CONTACT US for the committee you wish to email.
Thank you for your interest and support.

Works to maintain a safe and environmentally friendly historic community by directing attention to waterways, streams, planted areas and public spaces. Provides educational information to the community through workshops & seminars. Organizes area cleanups, invasive plant removal, gardening, and holiday décor.
Meets 4pm on the first Tuesday of each month.


Alison Burkowske and Heather Gaetano, Co-Chairs
Hosts, sponsors and/or promotes town events including annual music and arts festivals – SpringFest and Main Street Music Fest, Trick or Treat on Main, Girls Night Out and Midnight Madness, to expand awareness of what our town has to offer. Works to create a positive image for the community and tells Old Ellicott City’s story to shoppers and diners, investors, potential business and property owners, and visitors.
Meets 5:30pm on the first Wednesday of the month
Please CONTACT US to confirm location and time

Gary Smith and Brian Sheavly, Co-Chairs
Oversees the fiscal management of our organization through the development of budget and fundraising plans for projects and administration.
Meets 8am on the first Tuesday of the month


Maria Martinez, Chair
Evaluates how to retain and expand successful businesses to provide a balanced commercial mix, sharpening the competitiveness and merchandising skills of business owners, and attracting new businesses that the market can support.
For Meeting dates and location CONTACT US

Reviews and provides feedback on design projects, improvements to the Main Street Historic District, and Historical Preservation initiatives.
CONTACT US for Meeting dates and location