The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill three vacancies on its five-member Ethics 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.