Marwa Hassanien has been voted chair of the Bangor School Committee for the 2021-22 term. First elected in 2019, Hassanien has served on the United Technologies Center, Dropout Prevention, and Diversity Equity, and Inclusion committees, and was vice chair in 2020-21. She and City Councilor Angela Okafor were instrumental in creating the Bangor School Department’s DEI Committee and the City of Bangor’s Advisory Committee on Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Human Rights. Hassanien is system director for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Northern Light Healthcare.