FrostburgFirst Executive Director: Deirdre Robertson

Deirdre Robertson is the Executive Director of FrostburgFirst, the Main Street Program and Arts & Entertainment District for Frostburg, MD. Now in her 5th year as the Main Street program director, Robertson holds a Master’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communications from Marshall University and a Master’s in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Robertson is thrilled to be a part of a thriving community and working together to implement a collaborative vision for downtown Frostburg, and hopes to contribute to making Frostburg a destination for arts and entertainment, cultural heritage, economic vitality, and historic significance.

FrostburgFirst Events & Promotions Coordinator: Katie Lesko

Katie Lesko, a native of Phoenix, AZ, relocated to the area in January 2020 and has been eagerly connecting with my new community ever since. Lesko holds a Master’s degree in community development and public health, and has experience as a social scientist, entrepreneur, and community developer. She is currently completing a Ph.D. After many years traversing the United States from coast to coast, Lesko fell in love with this region and is thankful for the chance to help nurture Frostburg alongside many devoted local businesses and leaders and to contribute to such a vibrant and unique community!

Officers 2021-2023

Jenni Georgeson – President (RTL Productions) 

Dr. Sarah O’Neal – Vice President (FSU Children’s Literature Centre) 

Jacki Dixon- Secretary (Mountain City Center for the Arts)

Dr. Joseph M. Hoffman- Treasurer (Community Member/Retired FSU)




James DeCarlo 

Bethany Fife (City Staff Representative)

Dana Bridges (Mountain City Traditional Arts)

Abby Lindner (Madison Paige Boutique)

Jessie Woods (Baker Babes)

Kyle Durbin (Frostburg United Methodist Church)

Meaghan Guthrie (LG’s Pizzeria)

Michael Miller (Somerset Trust Company)

Dave Robertson (Muddy Creek Crafts)


Website Contributors:

Paul Maxey – Web Design & Development (Maxey Web Development LLC)

Ed DeWitt – Photo Contributor – Check out Ed’s facebook page for more information on his photography!