January 17, 2023
For Immediate Release
UPPER MARLBORO, MD. — The Prince George’s County Board of Education has selected new leadership including Judy Mickens-Murray who will serve as Board of Education Chair and Lolita E. Walker, who will serve as Vice Chair.
Mickens-Murray was appointed to a 4-year service term in 2021 by County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks. She brings 30 years of service with the federal government as a civil servant for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration as well as prior service on the Board; she was appointed in 2002 by County Executive Wayne K. Curry and Governor Parris Glendening.
“I am committed to educational success for all students by engaging in an ongoing dialogue around education issues to ensure all community voices are heard,” said Mickens-Murray. “I wish to build sustainment of our student learning progress by engaging all stakeholders, neighborhood by neighborhood. Together, we can assist every student to appreciate learning opportunities and to attain a quality education.”
Walker, who was elected to represent District 9 as a board member in the November 2022 general election, brings experience as a corporate leader, full-time entrepreneur, certified life, leadership, and executive coach, author, podcaster, and community leader.
“I am excited to bring a renewed energy and focused action that will help to provide governance and oversight that equips our scholars with the best education possible,” Walker said. “I will use the collection of my skills to help strengthen linkages that will further connect our students, parents, teachers, staff, administration, community, and board.