Ms. Gowans is new as a full-time staff member at MCA and has previously substituted at Mother Catherine Spalding School for all grade levels. A retired Navy Chief, she brings over 23 years of combined military and government contracting experience in pay and personnel management. She is currently pursuing a degree in Project Management from Columbia Southern University.


Originally a native of Lansdale, PA, she and her late husband decided to make St. Mary’s County home after living in six different states during her 21 year Navy career. Her three children have all attended Catholic school in St. Mary’s County and are actively involved in school and travel sports. Her oldest son is currently serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. In her spare time Ms. Gowans assists with coaching both the girls varsity basketball team and cheer squads. She also enjoys reading, singing, riding her motorcycle and cheering on her Philly sports teams.


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