About Evan

Evan Glass is an At-Large member of the Montgomery County Council. He is the first openly LGBTQ+ individual to serve on the Council.

Since his election to the County Council in 2018, Evan has passed the Montgomery County Pay Equity Act, the Housing Justice Act, the LGBTQ Bill of Rights, and the Oversight and Small Business Investment Act. As an environmental leader, he also successfully led the initiatives to make public buses free for all children under the age of 18, expanded food composting for residents and restaurants, and amended the county charter to add two additional council districts.

Prior to joining the Council, Evan spent 12 years as a CNN journalist, where he covered the U.S. Congress, presidential campaigns and national politics. He also served as the executive director of Gandhi Brigade Youth Media, an innovative after school youth development organization dedicated to empowering underserved students.

Raised in a New York household by a single mother, he came to the Washington area to attend American University.

Evan lives in Silver Spring with his husband, Jason, and their two rescue beagles Percy and Daisy.