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Citizen Advisory Committee

Citizen Advisory Committee banner with photos of students in a hallway

The Citizen Advisory Committee is a channel for public concerns, advice and communication and, as requested, will make recommendations on topics and issues impacting Kent County Public Schools' educational programs and activities.
Two members of the Kent County Board of Education will facilitate the committee and preside as chairperson and vice-chairperson. Thirteen members are appointed to the Citizen Advisory Committee: two members from every school, two community members at-large and one high school student.
The committee is required to meet at a minimum four times per year. A quorum must be present to conduct meetings.


CHAIR: Trish McGee, Kent County Board of Education
VICE-CHAIR: Aretha Dorsey, Kent County Board of Education

Galena Elementary School
Stephanie Krastel
Monica Fuchs

Kent County Middle School
Abby Ritchie
Christine Clark

H.H. Garnet Elementary School
Rosemary Ramsey Granillo
Dan Divilio

Kent County High School
Tishara Collins
Sara Clarke-De Reza

Rock Hall Elementary School
Julie Hartley
Terri Mullikin

Student Member
Billy Krastel

Paula Reeder
Linda Reed

Meeting Information

Check back for the announcement of the next meeting of the Citizen Advisory Committee. Meetings are held at the Kent County Public Schools Administrative Building, 5608 Boundary Ave., Rock Hall.


Monday, Jan. 22 (canceled)
Thursday, Feb. 22
Monday, March 18 (canceled)
Monday, April 22 
Monday, May 20
Monday, June 10 (Presentation to the Kent County Board of Education)


Feb. 22 Agenda.pdf

Feb. 22 Minutes.pdf
April 22 Agenda.pdf

Jan. 19 Agenda.pdf
Jan. 19 Minutes.pdf
Feb. 22 Agenda.pdf
Feb. 22 Minutes.pdf
May 16 Agenda.pdf
May 16 Minutes.pdf
July 17 Agenda.pdf
Oct. 16 Agenda.pdf

Jan. 24 Agenda.pdf
Jan. 24 Minutes.pdf
Feb. 28 Agenda.pdf
Feb. 28 Minutes.pdf
March 28 Agenda.pdf
March 28 Minutes.pdf
May 5 Agenda.pdf
May 5 Minutes.pdf
Aug. 4 Agenda.pdf
Aug. 4 Minutes.pdf
Sept. 19 Agenda.pdf
Sept. 19 Minutes.pdf
Oct. 24 Agenda.pdf
Oct. 24 Minutes.pdf

Interested in Joining?

Citizen Advisory Committee members are appointed to a two-year term at the April meeting of the Kent County Board of Education. Their terms will officially begin July 1. 

The Board of Education begins accepting applications Feb. 1. Applications are continuing to be accepted at this time.

Two versions of the application form are posted below: one that can be printed out and returned via mail or fax and one that can be filled out online.

Return printed applications to:
Gail Manley 
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Kent County Board of Education
5608 Boundary Ave.
Rock Hall, MD 21661

Fax: 410-778-2350

Community Feedback Form. We want to hear from you! — with link

Kent County Public Schools ensures that our students come first. We are committed to providing academic excellence in a strong vibrant learning community facilitated through collaboration and built on trust. We welcome your questions, positive feedback and concerns.