Juan Cardenas was first elected to the Central Committee in February 2013. Mr. Cardenas is an At-large member and the liaison for District 39. He holds an MBA and a Masters in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland, and is employed by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), supporting schools through his work in the Office of Shared Accountability. He has been a member of the District 39 Caucus and precinct chair since 2005. Juan is currently serving his second term as a member of the Upcounty Citizens Advisory Board (chair in 2011-2012), in addition to his volunteering for a local furniture donation program for needy residents. Juan is a graduate of Leadership Montgomery (2010) and serves on numerous MCPS workgroups and committees.