LA PLATA, Md. – Dr. Evalyne Bryant Ward is a transformational leader with servant leadership tendencies. Her entire life is built on a foundation of faith, consistency, integrity, opportunity, and service. Dr. Bryant-Ward is passionate about faith, family, and service to community and country. She is committed to the underserved, especially children and the elderly. Dr. Bryant-Ward currently serves as a Councilmember for the Town of La Plata as well as a Planning Commissioner. She also serves on the Governor’s Appointed Advisory Committee for the Maryland Health Benefits Exchange and is the current Board Chair for Health Partners.
Dr. Bryant-Ward has worked for over 30 years in the healthcare industry. She considers herself fortunate to have had the opportunities to serve organizations that aligned well with her personal passions such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Institute of Medicine in Washington DC. She currently serves as the Director of Operations, for the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Group. Dr. Bryant-Ward served as a governance and finance expert for the Health Resources and Services Agency and traveled extensively as a consultant throughout the US working with Federally Qualified Health Care Centers.
Dr. Bryant-Ward is certified as an Administrator of Physician Practice Management (CAPPM) from the American College of Physician Practice Managers and had a private consulting practice located in Charles County. She served 10 years in the United States Army Reserves.
In her spare times she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, cooking, decorating, golfing, reading, writing, and sitting by large bodies of water.
• Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Incorporated
o Program Committee Chair
o Strategic Planning Committee Chair
• American Academy of Professional Coders
• American Academy of Medical Management (CAPPM Certification)
• Charles County Branch of the NAACP
o Economics Chair
o Health Chair
• Charles County Government
o Disadvantaged Loan Committee Chair
• Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, Past Chair
• Leadership Southern Maryland, Class of 2020
• National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated
• Notary Public (Maryland)
• Southern Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce