Wor-Wic Welcomes Two New Members to Foundation Board
October 20, 2005

The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently welcomed John K. Phoebus and Scott Rifkin, M.D., as new members of the board of directors.

A 1990 Crisfield High School graduate, Phoebus received his bachelor’s degree from Washington College in Chestertown and his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of Penn State in Carlisle, Penn. A practicing attorney in Crisfield, he currently serves on the board of directors for Hudson Health Services and the Somerset County Economic Development Commission.

Phoebus is a member of the Sons of the American Legion, the Crisfield Chamber of Commerce and St. Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Church in Marion Station. He has also served as a volunteer for the Constitution and Canons Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Easton, the Somerset County Bar Association Pro Bono Committee and the Governor’s Commission on the Structure and Efficiency of State Government. Phoebus is the son of Susan S. Phoebus, a former instructor at Wor-Wic.

Rifkin, a board certified internal medicine physician, owns the Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine.

Rifkin is a member of the Charles County Nursing Center Board of Directors and the UMBC Board of Visitors. He is a past member of the Baltimore County Board of Social Services. Rifkin was also named a “Top Doc” by Baltimore Magazine. He and his wife, Frances, have three children, Robert, 19, Daniel, 16, and Amy, 11.