News Release, Calvert County Board of Commissioners

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Jan. 30, 2019– The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted unanimously to appoint Inez Claggett to the position of Third Election District representative on the Calvert County Board of Education. Claggett’s appointment fills the vacancy left by Kelly McConkey, who resigned after winning the BOCC District 3 seat in 2018.

Claggett will serve the remaining time of McConkey’s term. She is an administrative specialist with Prince George’s County Government. Claggett holds a master’s degree in accounting and financial management and a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She resides in Owings.

“I am very excited about this opportunity and look forward to working collaboratively with the other members of the board of education,” Claggett stated following her appointment. “I promise to do the best that I can to serve the families in this community.”

The BOCC is mandated by state law to fill board of education vacancies. Twelve candidates applied for the open seat. One candidate was disqualified due to residency requirements. To qualify for the position, candidates are required to be registered to vote in Calvert County for at least two years prior to the date of the beginning of the term of office and, in this case, a resident of the Third Election District.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

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