Ed Reed is Elected as Poolesville’s First Black Town Commissioner

Ed Reed is Elected as Poolesville’s First Black Town Commissioner

Life-long Marylander Ed Reed made history this past election day by becoming the first Black man to be elected to the position of Commissioner in the Town of Poolesville. Reed secured 1,516 votes in an at-large race.

Reed has worked as a counselor and an assistant principal for the Montgomery County Public School system for over 20 years and is a CEO and mentor of Academic Management Group, a program dedicated to student development.

As a Poolesville Town Commissioner, his duties will include adopting policies, approving financial operations, overseeing development of the town’s Master Plan, and leading the community.

Alongside fellow elected commissioners Jeff Eck and Martin Radigan, Reed promises to listen to the voices of the growing community and advocate for local businesses and public education.

By Alicia Clanton

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