Student Member of the Board (SMOB)

  • Zachary McGrath signing book during swearing in as SMOB.











    Zachary McGrath, 49th Student Member of the Board for Anne Arundel County  

  • MD Educ Code § 3-2A-05 (2019)


    Anne Arundel County’s student member on the Board of Education is the only one in the nation on a local board who has full voting rights. The SMOB is elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils (CRASC) and appointed by the Governor on July 1.

    The nomination process begins in February of each year and concludes with an election in April. 


    History of the Student Member of the Board




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