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Christopher S. Barclay
President - District 4
Mr. Barclay was elected to his second four-year term on November 6, 2012, after being appointed to the Board on December 9, 2006. Mr. Barclay is currently serving as president of the Board. He also served as president of the Board in 2010 and vice president in 2009 and 2012. He is a member of the Fiscal Management Committee and the Communications and Public Engagement Committee.
In 2010, Mr. Barclay was appointed by the Governor to the Maryland Council for Educator Effectiveness. Mr. Barclay has served in a number of volunteer leadership roles with the Montgomery County Council
of PTAs (MCCPTA), including Montgomery Blair cluster coordinator and MCCPTA Nominating Committee
chair. He also has served on the NAACP Parents’ Council. He was active in the development
of the Downcounty Consortium as a member of the Downcounty Consortium Base Area Study Committee.
In addition to Mr. Barclay’s volunteer education activities, he also has been involved in community
leadership roles on the Takoma Foundation Board of Directors and the Takoma Park Department of
Recreation Advisory Committee.
Mr. Barclay has worked in the telecommunications industry since 1993. He is a 1984 graduate of Columbia College of Chicago. He is married and has three children, two who graduated from MCPS and one currently attending MCPS.
- Second term expires 2016
- Resident of Takoma Park
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