The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board selected a new leadership team at their January 17 meeting. Heather Dlhopolsky, business representative and 2011 vice chair, was elected chair for 2012. Residential representative Dan Hoffman was elected vice chair.
Heather is the co-chair of the Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Committee and serves on the Chamber Board of Directors. She is an associate at Linowes and Blocher, LLP, a law firm in Bethesda, and resides in North Bethesda.
Dan Hoffman is the current president of the Randolph Civic Association. He also serves as co-chair of the Planning Board's White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee and currently acts as the board liaison on matters related to the sector plan. Dan is a manager in the Business Process Improvement and Application Development division at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
The county's five citizens advisory boards are charged with representing the diverse viewpoints in their areas. The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board represents neighborhoods and businesses in Bethesda-Chevy Chase, North Bethesda-Garrett Park, and Potomac. Bios of board members can be found at the BCC Regional Center website.