Board of Education Seeks Applicants to Fill Positions on Ethics Panel

March 23, 2018

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill three vacancies on its five-member Ethics Panel (Panel).  The vacancies are for three-year terms beginning on July 1, 2018.  Members serve without compensation.

As noted in Board Policy, BBB, Ethics, among the Panel’s responsibilities are:  (1) approving financial disclosure forms; (2) interpreting the Board of Education’s Ethics Policy and issuing advisory opinions concerning its application; and (3) conducting hearings on complaints filed regarding an alleged violation.

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 individuals.  The Panel meets once a year to review financial disclosure forms and as needed to review complaints and requests for advisory opinions.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest along with a resumé or other documentation to support the application by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, for the appointment to be made at the Board of Education meeting on June 12, 2018. (Applicants are not required to attend this meeting; notifications of the Board of Education’s appointments will be sent to all applicants.)  Please send a letter of interest and resumé by mail to Ms. Suzann King, Montgomery County Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123, Rockville, Maryland 20850; by e-mail to or fax to 301-279-3860.  For further information, please call 240-740-3030.

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