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Nancy Navarro to Receive ‘Outstanding Elected Official Award’ from Governor Martin O’Malley

The Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs will present the “Outstanding Elected Official Award” to Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro on Oct. 15 at a a reception at the Governor’s home in Annapolis in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Nancy Navarro photoNavarro chairs the Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and has previously served as Montgomery County Council president.

“In my capacity as chair of the Council’s Government Operations Committee, I have worked to close budget gaps, strengthen our County’s fiscal position and bring unprecedented transparency to our local government. It is an honor to be recognized for my service by our outstanding Governor,” Navarro said.

Y. Maria Martinez, chair of the Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs , wrote to Navarro and praised how the Hispanic community has flourished under Governor Martin O’Malley and Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown government, but acknowledged that O’Malley’s administration could not have done without people like Navarro.

“Our community’s achievements have been made possible because of this administration’s commitment to diversity and the belief in the dignity and respect of every individual. However, we also [know] that we could not have done this without the individuals like you who are committed to working on behalf of the Hispanic community to make this State a great place,” Martinez said.

Navarro represents the residents of District 4 on the Montgomery County Council.

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Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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