PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — The presidential race gets the most attention, but Prince George’s County has several local contests as well. Five school board seats are up for grabs in this year’s election.
It’s time to get to know one of the candidates. Meet Bryan M. Swann. He is running to represent District 4 on the Prince George’s County Board of Education.
Swann is running against Shayla Adams-Stafford. More information about Adams-Stafford can be found here.
Before we meet Swann, you have to know what district you live in. Follow the instructions below to see if Swann is on the ballot in your town.
What District Am I In?
Your school district determines who represents you on the board. Head to this website to see what district you live in.
The county also has a searchable map that lists federal, state and local representatives, but it takes longer to load. Punch your address into the map to find your delegates.
Swann did not reply to Patch’s candidate questionnaire, so we pulled information from his campaign website. The details below are direct quotes from Swann’s webpage.
“Born, Raised, and Settled in Prince George’s County
“Bryan Swann was born and raised in Landover Hills and Glenn Dale, MD. He attended Largo High School, Charles Carroll Middle School, and Bladensburg Elementary where his mother was a Prince George’s County school teacher/principal. Bryan spent all of his childhood and the majority of his adulthood in District 4. Bryan currently lives in District 4 and has two sons enrolled in PGCPS.
“Harvard Grad & Veteran Focused on Service
“Bryan is active in the community, a US Marine Corps veteran, and a civilian public servant. Additionally, Bryan earned his Master of Public Administration and Master of Business Administration from Harvard University and the University of Maryland at College Park, respectively.”
“Selected Among Top Candidates
“Recently, Bryan was selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates by County Executive Alsobrooks to fill the vacant District 4 Board of Education seat and was unanimously approved by the Prince George’s County Council.
“Brings Solid Experience
“Prior to serving on the board of education, Bryan worked in the White House during the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Defense, the private sector, and currently is a Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he manages multi-billion dollar budgets.”
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