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Board of Education seeks applicants for Ethics Advisory Panel

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Board of Education is seeking residents to serve on its five-member Ethics Advisory Panel.  Panel members are appointed by the Board Chair with Board approval to a three-year term.  As noted in Board Policy 0107, the panel is an advisory body responsible for interpreting the ethics policy, including issuing advisory opinions to the Board concerning its application and addressing complaints filed regarding alleged violations.

Panel members may not be incumbent members of the Board of Education or employees of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), elected officials, candidates for elective office or employed by businesses working with PGCPS.  All individuals recommended for membership on the panel are subject to fingerprinting and a criminal background check before final approval.

Individuals interested in serving on the Panel must submit a letter of interest along with a resumé or other documentation to support the application as soon as possible, but no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.  Individuals with strong, demonstrable experience in reviewing and evaluating ethical matters or providing advice concerning administrative and legal matters are encouraged to apply.

Please send a letter of interest and resumé by mail to Annice Ellis, Board Administrative Director, Prince George’s County Board of Education, 14201 School Lane, Room 121, Upper Marlboro, MD  20772, or by e-mail to annice.ellis@pgcps.org (mail to: annice.ellis@pgcps.org).  The Board will issue Panel appointment notifications in June.