Board Seeks Ethics Advisory Panel Applicants

March 31, 2005
The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Advisory Panel for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2005. Applicants must be Montgomery County residents. Members serve without compensation.

Among the panel's responsibilities are: (1) interpreting the Board of Education's Ethics Policy and issuing advisory opinions concerning its application; (2) conducting hearings on any complaint filed regarding an alleged violation; (3) approving financial disclosure forms; and (4) directing the implementation of an educational program to inform school system employees and the public about the policy.

Panel members may not be incumbent members of the Board of Education, school officials, employees, or persons employed by a business entity subject to the authority of the Board of Education, or spouses of such persons.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest along with a resume or other documentation to support the application by close of business on May 13, 2005, for appointment to be made at the Board meeting on June 14, 2005. Please send letter of interest and resume to Mr. George Margolies, staff director, Montgomery County Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123, Rockville, Maryland 20850. For further information, please call 301-279-3301.

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