Christina Delmont-Small

For Howard County Board of Education

For years, Christina Delmont-Small has led the charge to reform the Howard County Public School System.


Re-elect Christina Delmont-Small on Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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Christina Delmont-Small is running for re-election to the Board of Education of Howard County.

First elected in 2016, Christina currently serves as the current Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee and serves on the County Executive’s Spending Affordability Advisory Committee. Christina previously served on the Board’s Legislative Committee and as the alternate on the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) Legislative Committee.

As a mother of school-age children and a resident of Ellicott City, Christina has been a leading advocate for quality education in Howard County. Christina served on the Executive Boards of Howard County PTAs, and filled leadership roles for the PTA Council of Howard County (PTACHC), including three terms on its board of directors in addition to three terms as PTACHC president.

She also served on the Maryland PTA Legislative Committee and remained on the Maryland PTA Board of Directors throughout her tenure as PTACHC president.


Christina represented PTACHC on the Board of Education Operating Budget Review Committee (OBRC) during its review of the FY13, FY14 and FY15 operating budgets, serving as OBRC co-chair in FY14 and FY15. She established and co-chaired a Citizens’ Operating Budget Review Committee in collaboration with the president of the Howard County Education Association.

Christina’s background in public service began with work on Capitol Hill for the Committee on Resources of the US House of Representatives. She investigated waste, fraud and abuse in federal agencies, drafted legislation and engaged with stakeholders to build coalitions, establish common ground and find solutions to local and national public policy issues. Previously, she worked in the private sector in research and development.

She is a graduate of Boston College with a BA in political science and economics.

Christina and her husband have lived in Howard County since 2005 and reside in Ellicott City. Their two children currently attend Howard County public schools.

Leadership For Howard County Schools


Christina Delmont-Small

In 2016, Christina Delmont-Small was a key leader in the effort to remove Superintendent Renee Foose from office in the wake of several scandals. 

A tireless advocate for quality education and fiscal responsibility, Christina Delmont-Small has earned a reputation as a voice of sanity on the Howard County Public School System’s Board of Education. 

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