County Executive

Prince George's County, Maryland

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Still Accepting Applications to Fill Prince George’s County Board of Education District 9 Vacancy

For Immediate Release: 9/19/2013 10:10 PM

Contact: Barry L. Hudson Manager of Communications Office of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III (240) 695-8093

Application Due Date Extended to September 23, 2013

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Today, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced that he will extend the date applications are due from residents who are interested in filling the Prince George’s County Board of Education vacancy left after the resignation of District 9 Board Member Donna Hathaway Beck.  According to Maryland House of Delegates Bill 1107, the recent education reform law for Prince George’s County, the County Executive is required to appoint a member to the Board of Education whenever there is a vacancy.  Furthermore, since this vacancy is a result of an elected board member leaving office, the County Executive’s appointee must reside in the School Board district where the vacancy occurred. 

Interested residents who live in Board of Education District 9 (see Prince George's County School Board District Map) can obtain a copy of the application from the Prince George’s County website or the County Administration Building upon request. Applications should be mailed to Office of the County Executive, County Administration Building 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772-3050 or emailed to Courtney Glass at  All applications must be postmarked by close of business Monday, September 23, 2013. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Upon receipt, each application will be evaluated and referred to the County Executive for consideration.  For questions or additional information, please contact