Montgomery College Seeks Board of Trustees Members

The Montgomery College Board of Trustees Nominating Committee is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the Board of Trustees. The two vacancies are full six-year term appointments effective July 1, 2013.

Individuals interested in serving on the Montgomery College Board of Trustees should submit a letter of intent and a resume, together with any supporting references or other documentation, to Mr. Fred S. Evans, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, by March 12, 2013 at the email address noted below. The Board of Trustees is the governance body for Montgomery College which serves over 60,000 credit and non-credit students annually on three campuses in Germantown, Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring; a collegewide Workforce Development and Continuing Education unit; training centers in Gaithersburg and Wheaton; a central services unit; and other off campus sites.

The members of the Montgomery College Board of Trustees are appointed by the governor of Maryland upon the recommendation of a five-person nominating committee of local residents who are not currently serving Montgomery College in any official capacity. With the exception of the student board member, the governor’s appointments are subject to Maryland State Senate confirmation.

Persons who wish to be considered for these vacancies may not be employed by Montgomery College in any capacity. Applicants are encouraged to attend a one-hour information session at Montgomery College before being interviewed by the Nominating Committee. Each trustee typically devotes in excess of 200 hours per year as a board member and receives no compensation.

The letter of intent, resume, and other materials, including a telephone number and e-mail address, must be sent to Mr. Evans at fredevans1970@gmail.comThe deadline for submission is Tuesday, March 12, 2013.  Additional information about the nominating process is available from Mr. Evans at 301-424-5169 or Ms. Arlean Graham, in the Montgomery College Board of Trustees Office, at 240-567-7120.


Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus workforce development/continuing education centers and off-site programs throughout Montgomery County, Md. The College serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 130 areas of study.

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On September 16, 1946, the first Montgomery College classes were held in the evenings at a local high school with a student body of 186 men and women. Today, the College has grown to a multi-campus institution and serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.