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Mrs. Patricia O'Neill was first elected to the Board of Education in 1998. She is currently serving her fifth four-year term on the Board. She has served as both president and vice president five times. Mrs. O’Neill currently serves as chair of the Board's Policy Management Committee and as a member of the Fiscal Management Committee. She serves as vice chair of the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation. She also participated in the 2009 Harvard Public Education Leadership Project.
Mrs. O’Neill is past president of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) and past co-chair of the Washington Area Boards of Education. She has served on numerous advisory committees for education-related issues, including the Maryland Blue Ribbon Panel on Teen Pregnancy and the Maryland Comparable HSA Task Force. In 2006, she was named by then-Governor Robert Ehrlich to represent MABE on the Task Force on School Safety. Prior to joining the Board, Mrs. O’Neill was a longtime PTA activist in the Walt Whitman Cluster who served in various volunteer and leadership roles.
In 2015, Mrs. O’Neill was named one of the 100 Most Powerful Women by the Washingtonian. Mrs. O’Neill is a graduate of Walter Johnson High School and has a degree in Social Science from Southern Methodist University. She is married and has two daughters who are graduates of MCPS.
5th term expires 2018
Resident of Bethesda
E-mail: Patricia_O'Neill@mcpsmd.org (see e-mail notice)
Address: Carver Educational Services Center, Room 123
850 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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