The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel.  The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2017.  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 persons.  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 resume or other documentation to support the application by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, for the appointment to be made at the Board meeting on June 13, 2017.  Send a letter of interest and resume to Suzann King, Montgomery County Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123, Rockville, Maryland 20850.


For more information, call 301-279-3617.