Anthony “Trip” Triplin is running to be the Prince George’s County School Board Representative for District 6. He brings a wealth of civic and financial experience along with a passion to make the Prince George’s County diverse student body succeed.
Anthony was born in Greensboro, N.C. and is one of five siblings from a strong family. He graduated Dudley High School, where he mentored his fellow classmates in social studies and science courses and volunteered with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program.
Anthony then earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Norfolk State University and went on to obtain a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and accounting from American Military University.
Anthony Triplin served the nation’s military by enlisting in the United States Navy and Army National Guard. While enlisted he received numerous service commendations, including the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.
His finance career includes a position as a Financial Analyst for the Department of Defense and as a member of ABNB Federal Credit Union’s Supervisory Board.
Anthony served for two years in the Executive Office of the President under the Obama Administration. Anthony applied and was awarded for the Presidential Management Fellowship and moved to an agency that focuses on Energy policy . He currently works for the federal government managing more than $350 million in research and development projects.
Anthony has participated in many civic organizations to benefit young people at home and impoverished communities abroad. He has served on the Virginia Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice, a coalition devoted to preventing students from entering the court system. Anthony has also worked as a Chief Financial Officer for Deeper Missions, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving energy resources, clean water and sanitation for the people of West Africa. He is also a member of the Rotary Club, President of The Park at Addison Metro Homeowners Association and is the Recording Secretary of the Kettering Middle School PTSA.
A resident of Capitol Heights, Maryland, Anthony enjoys rowing, reading, mentoring with the Big Brother Big Sisters program and bowling.