County Council At-Large Candidate: Neil Greenberger

Why are you running for County Council? I have worked for the Montgomery County government for the past 11 years, including 10 on the senior staff of the County Council. Over the past 40 years, I have lived for long stretches in Bethesda, Gaithersburg and in the upcounty. I have listened to what people want to make this a better … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Gabe Albornoz

Photo of the candidate courtesy Gabe Albornoz Why are you running for County Council? I love Montgomery County. I feel a duty to serve my community and work for the common good. I believe that elected office is a noble profession and provides a clear opportunity to impact social change and to serve as a bridge between communities. There are … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Lorna Phillips Forde

Photo of the candidate courtesy Lorna Phillips Forde Why are you running for County Council? I am running to represent the diverse interests of the people who live in Montgomery County. There are a number of areas in which I hope to effect positive change for county residents, including: Universal economic viability (affordable housing and childcare, access to quality healthcare … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Jill Ortman-Fouse

Photo of the candidate by Joe Center Media Why are you running for County Council? About six years ago, I was working with a middle school community that was being forced to change their schedule in a way that would have eliminated elective course possibilities for students. As a high-poverty school with many immigrant students, those electives were the few … Read More

Upcoming Events, May 9-17

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, May 9 May Sparkle! What We Need to Know About Social Media in 2018, Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3:30 p.m. Summer Drum Circle, Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., Donation requested, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 10 Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee meeting, Discovery Communications, 8-10 a.m., RSVP Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Will Jawando

Photo of the candidate courtesy Will Jawando Why are you running for County Council? I’m running for County Council At-Large because of something that I call the Montgomery County Promise. It’s what brought my mom and dad here, and it’s why my wife Michele and I stayed here to raise our three daughters. The #MoCoPromise is many things to many … Read More