Steve Maternick Named Development Coordinator at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

Rehoboth Beach, DE – The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven R. Maternick to the position of Development Coordinator to direct philanthropic programs in support of the mission of the CIB: preserving, protecting and restoring the Inland Bays.

“As an experienced professional fund raiser and leader of various not-for-profit organizations over the past 30 years, Steve is going to be a great asset to our organization.” said Chris Bason, CIB Executive Director.”

Steve comes to the CIB from the Foundation for Hackettstown Medical Center where he was Chief Development Officer for seventeen years, raising over $10 million, primarily for capital improvement projects.

“I’m very excited to be joining such an inspiring organization and to be working towards preserving Delaware’s magnificent Inland Bays,” he said. “I look forward to working with all of our dedicated volunteers, board members, and the very capable staff of the CIB.”

Born and raised in Baltimore, Steve grew up as an active member of the Boy Scouts of America, an organization he joined professionally after graduating from Towson State University with a degree in Biology. Over sixteen years, he served as District Executive in the Baltimore Area Council, Senior District Executive for the Transatlantic Council, and Program Director, Field Director and Executive Director in New Jersey.

Following his career with the Boy Scouts, Steve served two years as Executive Director of the Hackettstown Area Chamber of Commerce in New Jersey.

No stranger to Sussex County, Steve and his wife Darlene have been vacationing in the Bethany Beach area since 1987.  In 2010, they purchased a home near Ocean View and are excited to be moving to the area full-time where Steve looks forward to going to the beach, exploring the Inland Bays, gardening, reading and volunteering his time to assist the local community.

Steve Maternick can be contacted via email at or by phone at (302) 226-8105 x 108.

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is a non-profit organization established in 1994, one of 28 National Estuary Programs.  With its many partners, the CIB works to preserve, protect and restore Delaware’s Inland Bays–the water that flows into them, and the watershed around them.
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