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Three New Members Named to Montgomery College Board of Trustees

Robert J. Hydorn, Robert “Bob” Levey and Montgomery College student Luis Rosales have been appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the Montgomery College Board of Trustees. Hydorn, Levey and Rosales replace trustees who have completed their terms on the board. Hydorn and Levey will assume the seats previously occupied by Trustees Stephen Z. Kaufman and Reginald M. Felton, and are appointed to terms ending in 2019. Rosales will serve one year as the student trustee.

Robert Hydorn, the College’s 2011 recipient of the Milton F. Clogg Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, first came to Montgomery College as a student in 1968. Hydorn has served as president of the College’s Alumni Association and as a representative on the Montgomery College Foundation Board. He is also the longest-serving president of the Montgomery Village Board of Directors, having served from 2007 to 2014. Hydorn worked for Fitzgerald Auto Malls for almost 30 years including serving as the company’s vice president.

Bob Levey is an award-winning journalist who wrote for The Washington Post for 36 years; his daily column “Bob Levey’s Washington” appeared on the pages of the newspaper from 1981-2004. He is also the author, with wife Jane Freundel Levy, of Washington Album: A Pictorial History of the Nation’s Capital. Levey currently writes a monthly column for the Senior Beacon Newspapers.

Luis Rosales is an honors student at Montgomery College and is enrolled in the Macklin Business Institute. Originally from El Salvador, Rosales established the Montgomery College chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens, the largest and oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the US. He is also a board member of GapBuster, Inc., an organization that combats the achievement gap in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Members of the Board of Trustees exercise general oversight for the College and establish policies for operating the College and implementing its mission. The board’s authority also includes 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. 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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