Ethics Commission Members

Susan Beard

Commissioner Susan Beard was appointment to the Montgomery County Ethics Commission in April 2018. She has been running an ethics program at a large Federal agency for more than 20 years. In addition to ethics, her other areas of expertise include employment law, transparency of government, appropriations and property. Ms. Beard has taught legal research and writing, and she currently serves as a member of the ethics panel for the Montgomery County Public Schools.

Ms. Beard has a Bachelor of Arts from Pomona College and a law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a long time resident of Montgomery County and lives in Silver Spring with her family.