Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Advisory Committee

October 15, 2002
The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking adults to serve on the advisory committee for Family Life and Human Development. The advisory committee serves an important role in providing guidance and counsel to the Board of Education and the superintendent of schools in the development and review of new and revised policies, as well as educational curricular issues during the school year.

Appointments are for two years. Unless exempted by the Board, no member shall serve for more than two consecutive terms. Members serve without compensation. Committee meetings are usually held on a Thursday evening once a month.

The Board of Education makes every effort to appoint advisory committees in which the membership is balanced by geographic area, race, ethnicity, gender, and range of viewpoints. A number of vacancies exist; therefore, all interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Non-profit organizations and associations also are welcome to nominate individuals.

Applications are due by close of business on Friday, November 15, 2002, for appointments to be made at the Board meeting on December 10, 2002.

To obtain a committee application, contact Becky Gibson by telephone at 301-279-3301 or e-mail her at Application forms also may be completed by accessing them at Completed applications should be returned to George Margolies, staff director, Montgomery County Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

For additional information on the workings of this committee, contact Russell Henke, staff liaison to the Family Life and Human Development Committee, at 301-279-3059.

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