Maryland Senior Olympics

Maryland Senior Olympics

MSO Commissioners

Carmen Campbell

Carmen Campbell has competed in softball, basketball, tennis, and bowling and has long worked to foster participation in those sports. A retired statistician, she’s President of the MSO Board, Commissioner of the Montgomery County Women’s Masters Softball League, and a member of the National Senior Softball Hall of Fame. 

Kate Fisken

An ardent swimmer, Kate Fisken has competed at numerous US Master Swimming meets and the past five National Senior Games. With more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, tax and finance, she serves as Treasurer for the Maryland Senior Olympics and on the Board of Directors of the National Senior Games Association.

Lou Ann Berryhill

A retired teacher in Rockville, Lou Ann Berryhill’s hobbies are air gun shooting, sewing, and cheering the successes of her grandchildren in their activities.  She enjoys shooting which offers her a chance to make new friends. A Senior Olympian for 7 years, Berryhill assists with air gun and trap shoots. 

Jack Berryhill

Jack Berryhill, a retired engineer in Montgomery County, has always had an interest in shooting.  He became involved with Senior Olympics in another state through their air gun program.  After moving to Maryland, he and his wife Lou Ann began a program for air gun competitions which has grown to include trap for shotgunners.

Neal P. Gillen

Neal P. Gillen, a commissioner since 2013, is a retired attorney and author of 14 books and numerous short stories. An active swimmer, he has consistently medaled in basketball and swimming going back to the 1990s and has participated in three National Senior games. Learn more about him at

Reginald Grier

Reggie joined MSO in 1983 at age 55 (in those days you had to be at least that old to join.) He has been serving as a Commissioner since 1985 and competes in track and field, horseshoes and racquetball, earning numerous medals.

Glo Hong

Glo Hong has participated in the Maryland Senior Olympics for more than 23 years. A competitor in more than 15 different state events and nine National Senior Games, she medaled in both state and national competition and is a member of the Maryland Senior Olympics Hall of Fame. Hong lives in Rockville.

Ed Lanehart

Ed  passed away August 9, 2021.

Ed participated in ten pin bowling as a participant and as a coordinator. He medaled in the Maryland games as well as the national games. He was a member of the MSO Hall of Fame, having entered the “Hall” in the second class, and was a commissioner for 26 years.

James Pearce

James Pearce has competed in local, regional and national track and field meets for 40 years and has served as a USATF track official and referee for the Big Ten track Championships. A retired lawyer, businessman, and teacher, Pearce has been a MSO Commissioner for 10 years and resides in Columbia.

David Schardt

David Schardt played basketball and baseball in senior leagues for 20 years, officiated basketball and baseball games for high school and recreation leagues, and competed in the Maryland Senior Olympics in the javelin throw. Semi-retired as a staff scientist at a consumer watchdog group, he’s a 33-year resident of Bethesda.

Myron Segal

Myron Segal has enjoyed the training and competition of marathons, triathlons and bike racing all his adult life and has participated in the past 11 Senior Olympics. Now retired after 35 years in the federal government and 19 years teaching high school math and science, Segal lives in Silver Spring.

George Vetticad

After a career in the Indian Air Force, George Vetticad immigrated to the United States and worked at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Over the past 35 years, he’s played tennis in USTA tournaments, MSO tournaments, three National Senior Games, and was ranked number four nationally in his age group.