Student Member of the Board

Nathaniel Tinbite



About Nate Tinbite

Mr. Nate Tinbite, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School (JFK), is the 42nd student member of the Board of Education. Mr. Tinbite is a member of the Board of Education's Strategic Planning Committee and the Policy Management Committee. He previously served as the President of the Montgomery County Student Government Association, leading the district’s 163,000 students to fight for English Language Learner program funding and frank classroom discussions of implicit bias. 

Mr. Tinbite is also one of the founding members of Montgomery County Students for Change, an advocacy organization that, in 2018, led a 5k+ student walkout to the steps of the US Capital to protest gun violence. He also stood on the stage of the national March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. 

Earlier this year, he co-led a districtwide high school voter registration drive that registered 3k+ high school students in four weeks, and worked in Maryland’s State legislature to pass a law mandating at least one voter registration drive in every Maryland high school annually. 


Leadership and Accomplishments
  • Montgomery County Regional (MCR) – Student Government Association President (2018-2019)
  • Montgomery County Students for Change – Founding Member (2018-Present)
  • Minority Scholars Program (MSP) – Taskforce Member (2016-2018)
  • Chief of Staff for Student Member of the Board, Matthew Post (2017-2018)
  • JFK High School, Class of 2020 – Class Vice President (2016-2017)

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Nate Tinbite

Term expires June 30, 2020
12th Grade Student
John F. Kennedy High School

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    Rockville, Maryland 20850

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