Wednesday, June 10, 2009

MCDCC Picks New District 18 Member

Following is the press release from the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee.

Gabriel Albornoz Elected to Democratic Central Committee

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee met on Tuesday, June 12, 2009, and elected Gabriel L. Albornoz of Kensington, as a Member from Legislative District 18. The vacancy is the result of Member Oscar Ramirez moving out of District 18. District 18 encompasses Kensington and parts of Chevy Chase and Silver Spring.

Gabriel L. Albornoz (Gabe) has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland and a Master in Business Administration degree from Johns Hopkins University. Albornoz is currently Director of the Department of Recreation, Montgomery County. Earlier he was in managerial positions with the Children's Hospital Foundation, Children's National Medical Center, Latin American Youth Center and the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers.

Before the vote, Gabe assured the Central Committee that there would be no conflict between his County and Committee roles.

Albornoz may be reached at 301-530-2811 (h), 301-651-1054 (c) or

Extended biography and photograph available on request.