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Montgomery College Seeks New Student Board Member Application Materials Due by March 11, 2011

The Nominating Committee for the Montgomery College Board of Trustees is accepting applications from Montgomery College students interested in serving a one-year term on the Board of Trustees from July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012. All applications must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2011.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body for Montgomery College, a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Rockville, Germantown, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus Workforce Development and Continuing Education centers throughout Montgomery County. Montgomery College serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through credit and noncredit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.

Montgomery College students who wish to be considered for the student trustee position must have successfully completed at least 18 credit hours at Montgomery College. They must have a cumulative grade point average, and a current semester grade point average, of at least 2.0. At the time of appointment, and during the term of office, the student must be a Montgomery County resident enrolled in at least six credit hours of course work at Montgomery College. Employees of Montgomery College are not eligible to apply.

Student applicants must attend an orientation session at Montgomery College before being interviewed by the Board of Trustees Nominating Committee. The student trustee position requires an extensive time commitment beyond the regular board meetings and trustees receive no financial compensation. The student trustee is appointed by the Governor of Maryland, upon recommendation of the five-person Nominating Committee.

Students interested in serving on the Montgomery College Board of Trustees must submit, via e-mail, a letter of intent and a resume, along with supporting references, to Mr. Fred S. Evans, chairman of the Nominating Committee, at All applications must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2011. Applications will not be accepted at Montgomery College.  Interviews will be conducted prior to April 8, 2011.

Additional information about the nominating process is available from Ms. Arlean Graham at the Montgomery College Board of Trustees office (240)-567-7120 or from Mr. Evans (301)-424-5169.

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