About the Board

In accordance with the Community College Act of 1963, Montgomery County Community College is governed by a 15-person Board of Trustees, whose members are appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners to six-year renewable terms.

The Board of Trustees is a policy-governing body focusing decision-making on achieving results that advance the core mission of the College. The Board’s responsibilities include

  • Setting policies that affect curriculum, student access and College administration
  • Approving and monitoring annual operating and capital budgets
  • Setting tuition and fees
  • Hiring and evaluating the President
  • Overseeing property management with authority to approve the rental, sale or improvement of buildings, equipment and furnishings
  • Approving contracts with outside vendors doing business with the College

The Board meets monthly in public sessions from September to June and uses a committee structure to consider finance/audit, physical plant, curriculum and personnel issues.