Neil succeeds Hurt as PTA Council president

January 05, 2000|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

The PTA Council of Howard County elected Mary Jo Neil as president Monday night at its general meeting.

Neil, who previously was executive vice president, succeeds Wanda Hurt, who was council president for six months.

Hurt resigned as president to become Maryland PTA vice president for state legislative activities. She will maintain a position on the council and the executive board as a state PTA representative.

As state PTA vice president for legislative activities, Hurt will be an advocate in the Maryland General Assembly for schoolchildren.

"It's hard to leave [as president]. I really had to think about it," Hurt said. "Because I feel that I started a lot of things that were good. But I think Mary Jo will do a wonderful job. It's going to

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