Wellspring of Life Farm, Inc. is organized for charitable and social welfare purposes under §501(c)(3) of the IRS.
Operated and supported solely by volunteers,
please meet our dedicated and dynamic Board members-
President, Dr. Lester Leung
Dr. Leung brings to the Board over 20 years of experience as a Board Certified Cardiologist with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Bel Air, Maryland. His educational and medical training spans over 16 years graduating from Emory University, George Washington University Medical School and Vanderbilt University Medical School. In addition to enjoying his time at the hospital supporting his patients in their care, Dr. Leung receives peace in caring for his 71 acre farm and spending time with his family. With two grown children in the Armed Forces, Dr. Leung is looking forward to using the farm to help those who serve us. John 3:16
Vice President, Andy Vineberg
Andy is a Baltimore native who earned his BS from Towson University. After working many years in the sports entertainment arena, Andy moved into the pharmaceutical sales industry. A member of the Masons of Maryland, Andy has earned the honor of becoming a KCCH 32nd degree Mason. His respect and immense loyalty to the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces comes from his father Jack’s example in the Army serving 1966-1967 and his grandfather Al Mazer who served during WW2. Andy has a strong passion to help others and enjoys bringing his son Colin to the farm to volunteer. “Wellspring is truly a home away from home for so many and we are so blessed to have a place like Wellspring in our community.” Andy is a Cavalry Sponsor for Ami, and all 3 generations have a blast visiting Ami as often as possible~ usually each week!
Treasurer, Bill Waters
Bill and his beloved tractor came to WLF in 2021 and continue to spend countless hours caring for the fields and pastures. A graduate of Towson High School in 1960 and McCoy College, Bill grew up helping his father on their farm and also in the family automobile business. Bill has spent his life in Maryland offering his business talents to many Boards and encouraging local businesses to expand. In addition to helping others, Bill receives great joy from caring for the land and riding into the evening sunset on his John Deer.
Secretary & Volunteer Representative, Debbie Bollinger
Debbie’s love of horses brought her to WLF in 2018 when her husband Chuck who is a volunteer firefighter visited the farm. Her dedication to God’s special creatures has grown as she has learned how to care for horses and improve their wellbeing. Debbie is a Mentor Volunteer and Cavalry Sponsor for Finney. In her 5th consecutive year volunteering at the farm, Debbie is awed by seeing the physical and emotional progress made by participants through their interaction with horses. After working 35 years for the Social Security Administration, Debbie and Chuck enjoy spending time on the farm when they are not thoroughly enjoying their grandchildren. Joshua 1:9
Executive Director, Dawn Leung
A PATH certified instructor, Dawn seeks to assist families find peace and hope through combining her love of horses and dogs with God's amazing grace. A cancer survivor of 15 years now, Dawn has spent much of her time on the farm or in the classroom where she taught teens and adults as an adjunct at the local community college. Her experiences as a farm owner include showing and breeding horses and dogs. Her respect and love for the military was established at a young age as she grew up surrounded by dedicated family members serving in the Armed Forces. Dawn and her beloved husband of over 25 years are the proud parents of two grown children serving and have served in the Army and Coast Guard. Jeremiah 29:11
Norman W. Anderson
Norman brings tremendous experience and heart to WLF as a veteran of the United States Army and over 30 years as a former police officer with Baltimore County Police Department. Norman's Army training includes several schools: Ranger School, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare School, Special Forces Underwater Operations school (combat diver), SERE school and Arctic Warfare School. After his service with the Army, Norman enlisted with the Maryland Army National Guard. Among his many endeavors as a police officer, Norman served on the Police Underwater Recovery Unit. He is married to Robyn of 45 years and has two children, Brooke and Norman III. His son enlisted as a result of 9/11 and was killed in action on October 19th 2005 in Iraq~ his actions prevented the death of other Marines in his patrol.
John brings 50+ years of experience as an active member of the community including as an investment advisor, president of the Financial Advisors Association, current Commander of American Legion Post 174, and past president of the Jacksonville Senior Center. John’s leadership in the business community and commitment to volunteering resulted in John receiving the Baltimore County Volunteer of the Year in 2018.
Brian serves as the Law Enforcement representative to the Board. Brian is currently a commander in a local police department where he has served for 28 years. He also served for nearly 10 years in a local volunteer fire company. He has a heart for the stresses and traumas that first responders and military personnel experience and is passionate about bringing Wellspring's many offerings to those communities. His life verse is James 1: 2-4 "Count it pure joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." ESV