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Dr. Kenneth J. Hoffman Serving as Newest Member on Montgomery College Board Maryland Governor O’Malley Appoints County Resident to Position

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman is the newest member on the Montgomery College Board of Trustees. Appointed by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Dr. Hoffman began serving on April 26. He will complete the term of a trustee who resigned from the board. Dr. Hoffman will serve one year.

Dr. Hoffman is retired from the U.S. Army Medical Corps after 23 years active duty. He held positions of increasing responsibility, which include duty assignments as the medical director of the Federal Interagency Board for Military and Veterans Health, medical director for TRICARE Population Health Improvement, and director of preventive services for the U.S. Medical Command in Korea. In addition, he served as the director for the Center of Training and Education in Addiction Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. Since 1988, Dr. Hoffman taught at the Uniformed Services University in psychiatry and preventive medicine.

A Rockville resident, Dr. Hoffman recently completed two terms and served as chair of the Montgomery County Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. He also volunteers his time as a board member of Oxford House, a nationwide nonprofit organization that supports clean and sober living for people in recovery.

Dr. Hoffman earned his B.A. from Cornell University, his M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and his M.P.H. from Harvard University School of Public Health. Members of the Board of Trustees exercise general oversight for the College and are empowered to establish policies for implementing the College’s mission. The board’s other responsibilities include setting the salaries and tenure requirements for the College president, faculty, and other employees of the College, as well as establishing entrance requirements, course offerings and tuition rates. Members serve six-year terms, with the exception of the student member, who serves for one year. For more information about the Montgomery College Board of Trustees, visit or contact the Board of Trustees Office at 240-567-5272.

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