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Release ID: 13-031
Media Contact: Beth Gochrach, 240.777.2528

For Immediate Release: 3/20/2013            Application Deadline: 4/10/2013

Leggett Seeks Applicants for Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. Board of Directors

County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the Board of Directors for Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. Both incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment.


The management plan for Glen Echo Park calls for the non-profit organization to manage and provide stewardship for Glen Echo Park and to assure its long-term success and sustainability as an important community institution. The Park is recognized for its vibrant mix of educational, cultural, environmental and recreational programs. It is a center for aspiring as well as accomplished artists. The Park serves approximately 425,000 visitors annually. The Partnership’s 21-member Board of Directors provides policy guidance to direct the affairs of the organization and its management, provides oversight for the programs, the site and the facilities, and will lead efforts to raise funds to support the mission of the organization.


Members serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Members of the Board are expected to attend regular monthly meetings held the second Wednesday evening of each month at Glen Echo Park. Members must also participate on at least one of the Board’s committees.


Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD  20850, or by email to countyexecutive.boards@montgomerycountymd.gov. Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. If appropriate, applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying. The deadline for application is April 10, 2013.


Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of those selected for appointment are made public as part of the confirmation process.


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