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County Council Seeks Applicants for WSSC Water Inspector General Appointment Committee

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Application deadline is Monday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m.

ROCKVILLE, MD, October 20, 2021—The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants to fill a public seat on the WSSC Water Commission Inspector General Appointment Committee. Letters of application must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. 

The Appointment Committee will recommend an Inspector General to WSSC Water. The Committee will consist of one WSSC Water Commissioner from Montgomery County, one WSSC Water Commissioner from Prince George's County, one member of the public selected by the Montgomery County Council, and one member of the public selected by the Prince George's County Council.

The WSSC Water Office of the Inspector General (IG) was established by Maryland General Assembly House Bill No. 419, Chapter 130. The IG is responsible for investigating claims of mismanagement, misconduct, fraud, waste and abuse and conducting an annual audit of WSSC Water operations.

The Appointment Committee will review and recommend potential candidates to the Commission for appointment as IG. The IG will be appointed by the Commission from the list of recommended candidates. The Committee will recommend a list of three to six candidates. Upon appointment of the IG, the Appointment Committee will be terminated. 

Public members of the committee shall possess advanced education and experience in the management of governmental entities that are comparable to the scope and complexity of WSSC Water; demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and internal control systems; and an understanding of the appropriate functions of an appointment committee. Public members of the Appointment Committee may not have any other business or close personal relationships with the Commission or its officers, managers or employees.

Applicants should send a letter expressing interest, including a resume of no more than four pages in length, listing education and professional experience, to Council President Tom Hucker at

Letters of application must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. It is the Council’s policy not to consider applications received after the deadline. The names of all applicants are published and resumes made available for public review (personal contact information is redacted).


Release ID: 21-415
Media Contact: Selena Mendy Singleton