March 20, 2020
Montgomery County Commissioners Valerie Arkoosh, Kenneth Lawrence Jr. and Joe Gale had empty seats between them to create distance. A few chairs were staggered several feet apart in the meeting room.
January 7, 2020
Arkoosh and Lawrence were unanimously elected as chair and vice chair. It is Arkoosh’s second and Lawrence’s first full term. The two Democrats won re-election with large margins in November.