Dr. Tyrone A. Chase was appointed to the Wicomico County Board of Education in July 2007. He graduated from Salisbury University with a bachelor's degree and holds a master's degree from the Seidel School of Education, Salisbury University, and a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He is the administrator of the Office of Community and Family Development for SHORE UP, Inc. and is an adjunct instructor for Sojourner-Douglas College in Salisbury. Dr. Chase is a Sensei (instructor) with Bushin Kai Martial Arts Academy and holds 4 Black Belts in 4 styles of Japanese martial arts. His current organization affiliations include VP of National Board of Directors for Bushin Kai Martial Arts, Inc., the VP of Board of Directors for Second Chance Help, Inc., the Charles H. Chipman Foundation, Shore Housing Resource Board, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and the Wicomico Mentoring Project. Dr. Chase is an Elder and Minister Of The End Time Harvest Church where he serves on the Board of Directors as CFO.