Washington County Commissioners Appoint Linda Murray to Open BOE Seat

Linda Murray, a retired special-education paraprofessional, was appointed Tuesday to fill the Washington County Board of Education seat left vacant when Karen Harshman was removed from the board in April.

The Herald-Mail reports,

The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 3-1 to appoint Murray, one of two finalists for the position on the seven-member school board.

Murray, who said she plans to run for election to the board, will serve out the remainder of Harshman’s four-year term, which expires in late 2018.

Murray will be sworn in on June 20, with her first board meeting expected to be on July 11, Washington County Public Schools spokesman Richard Wright said.

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