Board of Education Elects New Officers
Shebra L. Evans was selected by her colleagues on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to serve as president of the Montgomery County Board of Education for the second time. Ms. Brenda Wolff was selected vice president. Both officers will serve a one-year term.
“I am honored to be chosen by my peers again to serve as president of the Board during this time of growth in our school district as we plan for the future,” Ms. Evans said. “I look forward to working closely with my colleagues to ensure that MCPS provides all students with the greatest public education that prepares them to thrive in their futures.”
Ms. Evans, a resident of Silver Spring, was elected to her first four-year term in November 2016. For the past year, she served as president of the Board and a member of the Board’s Strategic Planning Committee. Ms. Evans serves on the Maryland Association of Boards of Education’s Board of Directors, and its Policies and Procedures Committee.
Ms. Evans received a degree in economics and finance from Tennessee State University. She has two children who attend MCPS schools.
Ms. Wolff, a resident of Silver Spring, was elected to her first four-year term in November 2018. She served as a member of the Board’s Fiscal Management Committee, Committee on Special Populations, and Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Committee. She also serves as the Board’s representative to the Maryland Association of Boards of Education’s Legislative Committee.
Ms. Wolff served as an attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She also served as the Chief Regional Attorney in the Boston Office for Civil Rights and the Deputy Director and Acting Director in the Philadelphia Office for Civil Rights. Ms. Wolff has served on various Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) committees, including the African American Student Achievement Group.
Ms. Wolff graduated from Smith College with a degree in mathematics, and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School.