The Prince William County School Board appointed Babur B. Lateef, M.D. as the interim Chairman At-Large for the School Board. The interim appointee will perform all duties of the Chair until the position is filled in a November 2018 special election. The position became available after the resignation of Chairman Ryan Sawyers in early March.
The Chairman At-Large presides over Board meetings; signs legal documents, as authorized by the Board; leads agenda-setting meetings; and, along with other members, represents the School Board in events and coordination with government, and other organizations.
Dr. Lateef is a physician and owner of Advanced Ophthalmology, Inc. in Woodbridge. He and his wife, Dr. Tarannum Lateef, have four children in Prince William County Public Schools. Dr. Lateef is a member of the Board of Directors of SPARK, the education foundation for PWCS. He is also a PTO member at Marshall Elementary, Benton Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. He is a graduate of Youngstown State University and Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He also serves as an assistant clinical professor at George Washington University. Congratulations to Dr. Lateef.