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Erica Lell Snipes, Executive Director
[photo, Public School Labor Relations Board, 839 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, Maryland] 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 260-3216; fax: (410) 260-3219

Public School Labor Relations Board, 839 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, Maryland, August 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

Organizational Structure

Origin & Functions



Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 5-year terms.
Seymour Strongin, Esq., Chair (chosen by Board), 2014
Charles I. Ecker, 2012; Robert Chanin, Esq., 2013; Donald P. Kopp, 2013; Stuart O. Simms, Esq., 2014.

Report to General Assembly on implementation of Fairness in Negotiation Act due July 1, 2014 (Chapters 324 & 325, Acts of 2010).
The Public School Labor Relations Board was authorized on July 1, 2010 (Chapters 324 & 325, Acts of 2010). The Board administers labor relations provisions relating to public elementary and secondary education. It decides controversies and disputes between local boards of education and employee organizations representing school system personnel.

Five members constitute the Board. They are appointed to five-year terms by the Governor with Senate advice and consent.

The Executive Director is appointed jointly by the State Labor Relations Board, the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board, and the Public School Labor Relations Board.

Authorization for the Board extends through June 30, 2015 (Code Education Article, sec. 6-801 through 6-807).

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