Charles Co. Board Appoints Ethics Panel Members
The Board of Education of Charles County has appointed Laurie Thorwart and Latasha Kindrick, both of White Plains, to fill vacancies on the Board of Education Ethics Panel. The appointees will serve the remainder of a four-year term that ends in June 2018.
Kindrick and Thorwart join panel members William Olmstead, a La Plata attorney, James Cornette of La Plata, and Jessie Morris of Waldorf.
The Board appoints the all-volunteer, five-member panel every four years prior to a Board of Education election. The ethics panel interprets ethics regulations and provides advisory opinions to Board Members and employees subject to the regulations. The panel also reviews complaints concerning any alleged ethics violation and receives and maintains all forms required to be filed under the ethics regulation.
St. Mary's County Public Schools' Ethics Panel Appointment Announced
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. J. Scott Smith, announced the Ethics Panel appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of July 14, 2016, as follows:
Mr. John A. Walters of Leonardtown, Maryland—Mr. Walters is currently a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments, St. Louis, Missouri, working in the Leonardtown, Maryland office. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, from Virginia Military Institute and an Associate of Arts degree in Business Management, from Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia. He is a member of the Program Advisory Committee of the Academy of Finance at Chopticon High School and has served as a Career Day presenter at multiple elementary schools.
Mr. Walters replaces Mr. Patrick Murphy and will serve the remainder of his three (3) year term effective immediately.