Rowe elected president of state association


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October 15, 2018 – C. Tolbert Rowe, Caroline County Board of Education member, was elected president of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) for the 2018-2019 year. Rowe was inducted during the MABE Annual Conference on Wednesday, October 3rd.

Patricia Saelens, superintendent of Caroline schools stated, “We are fortunate to be able to share Mr. Rowe as he serves in such a critical leadership position. MABE members could not have chosen a more dedicated president.”

Rowe was first appointed to the Caroline school board in November 1999 and subsequently served the limit of two five-year terms. He was then elected to the first elected/hybrid board in 2012 and re-elected to a four-year term in 2016. Prior to being elected MABE president, he served on the MABE board of directors and several MABE committees.

Mr. Rowe is a graduate of the University of Baltimore with a BA in Government and Public Administration, and is the vice president and senior loan officer for Bay Capital Mortgage in Easton.

Founded in 1957, the Maryland Association of Boards of Education is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to serving and supporting boards of education in Maryland. MABE is a leading advocate for public education in the state. All 24 Maryland boards of education are members of MABE.

MABE News Release