Richard Potter is an educator and President of the Talbot County Branch of the NAACP. He has worked in education for over 20 years, currently as the Program Coordinator in Multicultural Student Services at Salisbury University. Previous positions include College & Career Readiness with Dorchester County Public Schools, Director of Multicultural Affairs for Chesapeake College and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Mathematics at Sojourner Douglas College. He led the effort to remove a confederate monument, The Talbot Boys, from the Talbot County Circuit Courthouse lawn – a campaign that the ACLU of Maryland was involved in. In addition to his work with the NAACP, he is President of Character Counts Mid-Shore and a former board member of The Country School.