Prince Frederick, MD- Board of Education member Pamela L. Cousins has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE).

Tracy H. McGuire, President of the Board of Education, said, “I believe Ms. Cousins will bring to the MABE Board of Directors the same exemplary qualities she demonstrates on our Board: professionalism, commitment to student achievement and equity, and an unerring capacity to identify what matters for public education.”

Ms. Cousins was elected to the Calvert County Board of Education in 2015 and stepped into the role of Vice President. She served as President from 2016-2017. Her dedication to the work of the Board is driven by her passion for equity and community service and is enhanced by her leadership experience in her career in cybersecurity. She is involved in numerous community organizations, including the National Society of Black Engineers Jr. and the Concerned Black Women of Calvert County. Ms. Cousins was named the 2015 Citizen of the Year for Calvert County by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. – Tau Lambda Lambda Chapter and presented the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award for Advocacy by the Calvert County Commission for Women.

Founded in 1957, MABE is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to serving and supporting boards of education in Maryland. MABE is a leading advocate for public education in the state. All twenty-four Maryland boards of education are members of MABE.