THAT WORKS FOR EVERYONE.
wrap around supports, and career pathways will unlock that promise for even more of our children
We must educate a highly qualified workforce and provide optimal conditions to attract and retain high wage employers and support small businesses
Affordable and reliable transportation is critical to quality of life and a thriving economy. From the Bicycle Master Plan to dedicated Metro funding, we must support enhanced connectivity.
“Jill will be a fierce champion for social justice on the County Council. Her work on the school board has proven her as the kind of effective, compassionate leader we need right now in Montgomery County.”Senator Will Smith (District 20)
“In my two decades as a professional educator, Jill has been one of the most fiercest advocates for our children that I have ever seen from a public official. Her commitment to our school community has empowered my students to exceed their academic and social justice expectations.”Kenneth Smith
“I haven’t made any endorsements in Council races. In this one, I endorse Jill for her commitment, hard work and visionary advocacy for our children and youth. We most certainly need an advocate for kids who struggle with mental health challenges. WAY TO GO JILL —A Woman of Substance!”Duchy Trachtenberg
“We need leaders who will ask the hard questions, who have a fine point on their pencils, can cut where it’s possible and preserve where it’s needed. No one works harder than Jill. She will be an extraordinary County Council member.”Senator Cheryl Kagan (District 17)
First and foremost, Jill is a public servant who delivers. I know we can count on Jill to lift this county’s economy, expand opportunity, and keep our air & water clean.Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo
“As Jill’s colleague on the School Board I can attest to Jill being the hardest working member of the School Board. She is a “warrior” for equity and will bring a laser beam focus to the work of the County Council to make a difference for all residents of the county.”Jeanette Dixon
“As a Board of Ed member, Jill keeps her eyes open to issues affecting our school children – academic, social, emotional, political. As a parent of children in the school system, I appreciate her candor, responsiveness, and her commitment to improving our schools, not just for some kids, but for all kids.Frances Frost
“As a member of the Board of Ed, Jill has gone out of her way to engage all of our communities to understand the issues that are important to us, really hear our concerns, and work to develop effective solutions for us.”Mike Knapp
“Jill Ortman-Fouse is very responsive to the needs of her constituents. Jill knows our children need more than an excellent education. She’s successfully fought for safe, affordable housing, access to quality healthcare, and healthy nutrition for all our kids.”Justin Chappell